Scientific Program and Abstracts

2020 Late-Breaking Abstract submissions are now open through May 15, 2020. Please visit the Late-Breaking Abstracts tab for submission information and criteria.

2020 Call for Abstracts

Regular abstract submission for the 2020 International Congress is now closed.

Notifications regarding the outcome of submitted abstracts will be sent in May 2020 to the designated contact person.  

All successfully submitted abstracts will have received a confirmation e-mail to the designated contact person. If the confirmation e-mail has not been received within 24-hours of submitting the abstract, please log in to the abstract submission site to verify the status of the submission. It is expected that the designated contact person will circulate updates regarding the abstract as needed to the abstract authors.

An official abstract notification letter will be available through the submission site and can be downloaded and printed at any time after notifications have been sent in May 2020. All confirmed abstract submissions will be reviewed for acceptance by MDS. Abstracts with a status of ‘saved’ are not confirmed submissions and will not be reviewed by MDS.

Please check your spam and junk e-mail folders before contacting MDS regarding the status of your abstract. Abstract notices will come from or Abstract status can also be checked directly on the submission site in May 2020.

Late-Breaking Abstract submission will open March 15, 2020. Only abstracts that strictly meet the criteria of an MDS Late-Breaking Abstract will be accepted.


2020 International Congress Scientific Program-at-a-Glance: 


2020 International Congress Scientific Program at a Glance

International Congress Program Archive

To view past International Congress Final Programs from 2002-2019, visit the MDS Past / Future Congresses webpage.

Abstract Publications Archive

To browse the meetings archive of published International Congress abstracts from 2016-2019, visit the searchable International Congress Abstracts Website.

To view International Congress abstracts from 2002-2015, visit the MDS Past / Future Congresses webpage.


Important Dates

December 2, 2019
Abstract Submission Opens

March 1, 2020
Abstract Submission Closes

May 1, 2020
Registration Opens

July 15, 2020
Early Registration Deadline

August 13, 2020
Final Pre-Registration Deadline

September 13-17, 2020
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For More Information

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