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Call for Abstracts


Abstract submission deadline: August 2, 2024, 5:00 p.m. CDT

  • No late or revised abstracts will be accepted, regardless of the reason.
  • Abstracts sent by email will not be considered.
  • Abstracts are limited to two pages.
  • All abstracts must be submitted as PDF files.
  • All abstracts must be submitted in U.S. letter-sized format (8.5 inches × 11 inches).
  • Abstract file sizes are limited to 3 MB.
  • If not using the template provided, leave a one-inch margin on all four sides of your document.


Authors are encouraged to start the submission process early so the LPI staff will have time to provide assistance. For assistance, email [email protected].

Abstract Revisions (before the deadline)

If you need to replace your abstract file or correct the information submitted on the form, return to the abstract submission portion of the meeting portal and click on the “Update” link that appears next to the title of the abstract you submitted.

Preparation and Submission of Abstracts

  1. Download the appropriate template.
  2. Write the abstract using the format shown in the template.
  3. Create a PDF file.
  4. Fill out the electronic abstract submission form and upload the PDF abstract file.
Note: All electronic submission forms are part of the Meeting Portal, which requires users to set up a personal profile to access our electronic forms (setting up a profile is quick and easy, requiring only a few minutes of your time).