Attendance is Required
Accepted abstract presenters must be in attendance at the 2019 International Congress in Nice, France to present their poster(s), and should plan to attend from September 22-26, 2019, as poster presentation dates are subject to change.
Presenting authors must pre-register for the 2019 International Congress by August 1, 2019 and pay applicable registration fees. There is no registration discount for accepted abstract authors. Abstracts without a registered presenter will be withdrawn from publication and removed from the poster presentation. Exceptions will be granted upon notification to firstname.lastname@example.org prior to August 1, 2019.
Registration for the 2019 International Congress will open March 12, 2019.
Please do not submit an abstract unless you are prepared to travel to the 2019 International Congress September 22-26, 2019 to present your research.
Changes After Abstract Has Been Submitted Are Strongly Discouraged! If critical changes need to be made to your abstract content after it has been submitted, please request those changes by email to email@example.com. Changes to your submitted abstract will not be accepted after July 1, 2019.
Please note: Only minor (yet critical) change requests will be made to your submitted abstract. Multiple change requests may not be accepted, and your abstract could be withdrawn. Drastic changes to abstract data will not be accepted.
All accepted abstracts are presented as a printed poster and will be presented according to their category grouping schedule.
If your abstract is accepted, you (or a registered co-author or colleague) are required to:
- Travel to the 2019 International Congress, September 22-26, 2019 in Nice, France, to present your abstract
- Present your poster according to the scheduled presentation date/time
- Abstract presentation dates/times are subject to change; it is advisable to plan to attend the 2019 International Congress in its entirety from September 22-26, 2019
- Abstract presentations are scheduled by category; individual presentation date change requests will not be granted
All accepted Late-Breaking Abstracts will be published on the 2019 International Congress website as a downloadable PDF. Citation information will be available on the publication website September 23, 2019.
If an abstract must be withdrawn for any reason, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible. There is no penalty to withdraw your abstract, however if your withdrawal request is received after the abstracts have been sent for publication, it cannot be withdrawn and will remain a part of the 2019 MDS published abstracts. All submitted abstracts become the property of MDS.