Call for Submissions
A PDF version of the submission guidelines can be downloaded here
|October 30, 2019
CALL FOR PAPERS DEADLINE. Submission deadline for papers, panels, symposia, B. F. Skinner lectures, invited presentations, workshops, reunions, business meetings, and Expo posters.
SABA SENIOR STUDENT PRESENTER GRANT APPLICATION DEADLINE. All submissions including poster submissions must be made by October 30, 2019, to be considered for a SABA Senior Student Presenter Grant.
|December 20, 2019
Submission acceptance notifications and rejection notifications sent via email.
SABA Senior Student Presenter Grant notifications sent via email.
|January 8, 2020
CALL FOR POSTERS DEADLINE. Deadline to complete poster submissions NOT being considered for SABA Senior Student Presenter Grants.
Presentation schedules released via email and program posted online (excepting posters).
|February 14, 2020
Poster acceptance notifications and rejection notifications sent via email and poster schedules posted online.
New in 2020
Invited Presenter Role Limits
Serving as an invited presenter does not count toward the presenter role limits. All invited presenters may serve as a chair or discussant in one additional presentation, as a presenter or panelist for one additional paper, symposium, or panel, and as a presenter for two posters.
Statement of IRB Approval
Submissions in the basic research or applied research domains will be required to affirm that their “completed submission is verification that all procedures described in this presentation conformed to the internationally recognized standards set forth for research involving human or animal subjects.”
Three additional invited sessions that specifically address diversity-related topics have been allocated to the invited track. The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Board coordinator will organize these three sessions. Sessions will have an area assigned as appropriate, but will not count toward that area’s presentation limits.
There will be three 2-hour poster session from 1:00 pm–3:00 pm on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.
Business meetings will be from 7:00 pm–7:50 pm on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. There will be no morning business meetings, except for a few closed meetings, and the ABAI Business Meeting, which is Monday at 7:00 am.
Membership and Registration Requirements
Submissions will only be eligible for presentation once all presenting authors, chairs, discussants, and panelists have become current (2019–2020) members of ABAI and registered for the 2020 annual convention. At the final step of the submission process, you will be informed of the membership status of all relevant submission participants; please remind participants who are not current members to complete their membership application before the call for submissions deadline. Failure to become a member, register for the convention, or make a scheduled presentation could result in the denial of submission privileges for the following convention year.
Submission and Presentation Language
All submissions and presentations must be made in English.
SABA Senior Student Presenter Grant Application Deadline
To be considered for a SABA Senior Student Presenter Grant, all submissions must be made by the close of call for submissions on October 30, 2019, including posters.