Call for Abstracts

Abstract Deadline — Thursday, January 22, 2015, 5:00 p.m. U.S. Central Daylight Time (GMT-5)

  • No late abstracts will be accepted, regardless of the reason.
  • Abstracts sent by e-mail will NOT be considered.
  • Abstracts are limited to two pages.
  • All abstracts must be submitted in PDF format.
  • All abstracts must be submitted in U.S. letter size format (8.5" × 11"); A4 submissions will be rejected by the system.
  • Abstract file sizes must be no larger than 1.5 MB; larger files will be automatically rejected by the system.

Preparation and Submission of Abstracts:

Step 1:  Download the appropriate template
Step 2:  Write your abstract (no more than two pages) using the format shown in the template
Step 3:  Create a PDF file (no larger than 1.5 MB)
Step 4:  Fill out the electronic abstract submission form and upload your abstract file

Authors are encouraged to start the submission process early so our staff will have time to provide assistance in the event of technical problems. For technical assistance, contact Katy Buckaloo (281-486-2106), or send an e-mail message to

Unable to Produce PDF Files? If you are unable to produce a PDF file, you may send your source file (must be in Word or PostScript format) to the LPI no later than January 2, 2015. We will create the PDF file and send it back to you, but it will still be your responsibility to submit that PDF file by the time of the deadline. Source files should be sent to

At this time, submitted abstracts are to be considered for oral presentation only.

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