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 2022 MAD-ID Annual Antimicrobial Stewardship Meeting. The submission deadline is Monday, April 18, 2022 (or earlier if the limit of abstracts is reached).

All abstracts concerning Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infectious Diseases Pharmacotherapy are welcome. Posters remain on display for the duration of the conference, and the abstracts will be included in the meeting materials.

There is a poster session for all participants on Thursday, May 19, 2022. If your poster is accepted, you (or a registered representative who you assign) must be present at this poster session to answer questions regarding your abstract.

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 for consideration by completing the abstract form by Monday, April 18, 2022.

Please note all abstracts should be 3250 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. No pictures, figures or diagrams will be accepted with the abstract.

Encore presentations are allowed; however, the encore presentation cannot be modified from the original/presented or published presentation including the title, authors and body of the abstract. The presenting author must be an author on the original abstract/presentation.

TRAVEL GRANTS FOR STUDENTS AND TRAINEES:

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 in a full-time training program (residency or fellowship) or a full-time student.
No more than 2 awards may be given to a training program (residents, fellows, or college students)

3) Applicant must reside more than 50 miles one-way from Orlando, FL.

4) Applicant must be the first author and must present the poster on Thurs, May 19th at the Scientific Poster Session / Reception.

5) Applicant must agree to attend the entire meeting (from Wed, May 18th at 4:00 pm to Sat, May 21st at 12:30 pm).

Both original and encore submissions may receive the grant, however grant approval 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 2022 MAD-ID ANNUAL MEETING:

The link to the submission site is: https://www.abstractscorecard.com/cfp/submit/login.asp?EventKey=THCCKJED

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 1:  Create an account under New Users

Step 2:  Click the “Join Now” purple 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” purple pill button

Step 6:  Read the Privacy Notice, click the Consent box, type your name and click the “Continue” purple 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 and “save” your information after each Task is completed

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

Step 11:  You will see a confirmation on the screen with an Abstract ID number, click “Submit” 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 via email of its approval or if additional information/corrections are needed

When you receive your abstract approval email, there will be instructions on how to upload a PDF of your poster in the CadmiumCD portal.