Call for Papers

2015 GSA Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, USA (1-4 November 2015)

Abstracts deadline: 11 August

Submitting an Abstract:

  • Before beginning the submission, please view some information on Preparing an On-Line Submission.
  • A fee of US$45 for professionals and US$25 for students will be charged for each abstract submission;
  • Please review the two-abstract rule;
  • If you want to edit an abstract you have submitted for this meeting, you can reenter your abstract by going to, and entering your abstract ID and password. Please make note of your ID and password found in the upper left-hand corner on your abstracts submittal page.
  • To begin your abstracts submission, please select Topical Session, Discipline Sessions, or Pardee Keynote Session found at the bottom of this page.
Two-Abstract Rule:
  • You may submit two volunteered abstracts as the presenting author, as long as one of the abstracts is for a poster presentation;
  • Each submitted abstract must be different in content; and
  • If you are invited to submit an abstract to a Pardee Keynote Symposium or a topical session, the invited abstracts do not count against the two-abstract rule.
Poster Presenters:
  • You will be provided with one horizontal, freestanding 8-ft-wide by 4-ft-high display board, and Velcro for hanging your display is provided at no charge;
  • Each poster booth will share a 6-ft-long by 30-inch-wide table;
  • Electricity will not be available this year, so please plan your presentation accordingly.
  • Wi-Fi will be available in the poster hall area.
  • Posters should be on display 9 a.m.–5:30 p.m. on Sunday, with authors present 3:30–5:30 p.m. Monday–Wednesday, posters should be on display 9 a.m.–6:30 p.m., with authors present during the afternoon beer reception, 4:30–6:30 p.m.
  • Want to present your poster digitally? As a poster presenter, you will be given the opportunity to present your poster in a digital format. More information will be provided in abstract acceptance notices (1 September 2015). Presenters are responsible for all fees associated with this type of presentation.
Oral Presentations:
  • The normal length of an oral presentation is 12 min. plus 3 min. for questions and answers.
  • All technical session rooms will be equipped with a PC using MS Office 2013.
International Travelers: