CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

You are invited by the MAD-ID Scientific Advisory Committee to submit your abstract for consideration for presentation in poster format at the 2020 Annual Meeting. The submission deadline is Friday, April 24, 2020 (or earlier if the limit of abstracts is reached).

All abstracts concerning Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infectious Diseases Prevention and Treatment are welcome. Posters remain on display throughout most of the conference, and the abstracts will be included in the meeting materials.

There is a poster session for all participants on Thursday, May 28, 2020. If your poster is accepted, you (or a registered representative who you assign) must be present at this poster session to discuss and answer questions regarding your poster presentation.

The poster display boards accommodate a maximum poster size of 8 feet wide x 4 feet tall. Recommended poster sizes are 8 feet x 4 feet (243cm x 121cm) or 7 feet x 3.5 feet (212cm x 106cm). Push pins are provided.

Please submit your abstract by completing the abstract form below and submitting via the website portal by Friday, April 24, 2020.

Please note all abstracts should be 3000 characters or less – character count includes abstract title, author name(s) credentials (if included), affiliation(s), city/state, all content entered for Background/Methods/Results/Conclusions, and all spaces; and no tables, figures, charts or diagrams will be accepted.

TRAVEL GRANTS FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS AND RESIDENTS AS WELL AS FELLOWS:

A limited number of $750.00 travel grants for student and trainees are available, on a first-come, first-serve basis, and the requirements to be awarded a grant are as follows:
1) Only abstracts presenting completed work are eligible, research in progress submissions do not qualify for a grant.
2 ) Applicant must be engaged full-time in a training program (residency or fellowship) or a full-time student.
3) Applicate must reside more than 50 miles one-way from Orlando, FL.
4) Applicant must be the first author and present the poster on Thurs, May 28 at the Scientific Poster Session / Reception
5) Applicate must agree to attend the entire meeting (Wed, May 27th at 2:00 pm – Sat, May 30th at 12:30 pm which includes the Trainee Pre-Meeting Program from 2:00 to 3:30 pm on Wednesday)

Note, no more than 2 awards may be given to a training program (residents, fellows or students), and both encore and original submissions may receive the grant, however preference is given to original submissions/presentations.

Should you have any questions regarding the abstract submission process, please contact Emily Milliot at 919-381-4387 or emilliot@agcomm.com.

INSTRUCTIONS TO SUBMIT AN ABSTRACT TO MAD-ID:

CLICK HERE TO ENTER THE ABSTRACT SUBMISSION SITE

Step 1:  Create an account under New Users

Step 2:  Click the “Join Now” blue pill button
Step 3:  Complete the required information with the red asterisk (*)

Step 4:  Enter your personal “access key” for your password
Step 5:  Click the “Create Account” blue pill button

Step 6:  Read the Privacy Notice, click the Consent box, type your name and click the “Continue” blue pull button to take you to the abstract submission page
Step 7:  Under Abstracts, click “Click here to begin new abstract”

Step 8:  Enter all information as requested by the system

Step 9:  Under Tasks, enter your abstract information (note, be sure to “save” your information as you complete each of the tasks – green “check marks” will show next to each task as they are completed)

Step 10:  Once all tasks are completed and have green “check marks,” click the “Save Abstract” blue pill button

Step 11:  You will see a confirmation on the screen with an Abstract ID number, and you will also receive an email summary of your submission

Step 12:  The Scientific Committee will review your abstract submission and you will be notified of its approval or if additional information/corrections are needed