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FAQ's for Abstracts, Oral & Poster Presenters for NABIS 2016 Annual Meeting on Brain Injury

 

General Abstract Questions: 

Q:  Do I have to pay for registration if I speak as a poster presenter or oral abstract presenter?
A:  Yes, you will have to register. To register, please click here
 
Q:  When will I know if my abstract is accepted? 
A:  Abstract presenters should be notified as of beginning of March.  If there is any questions, please contact Megan Bell at mbell@nabis.org.

Q:  How many words per field am I allowed to enter?
A:  100 words per field  

Q:  Where will the abstracts be published?  
A:  They will be published in the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation.

Q:  Will I have to fill out and sign a disclosure form?  
A:  You will have to fillout a disclosure form if you are an oral abstract presenter.

Q:  Are there any awards?
A:  Yes, an award will be given to the top scoring abstracts.    

Q:  I have never written an abstract before.  Do you have any guidance?  
A:  Please click here to see rules on how to construct an abstract for the NABIS meeting.  

 
Abstract Oral Presenters: 

 
Q:  Where will the abstracts be published?  
A:  They will be published in the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation.

Q:  Will I have to fill out and sign a disclosure form?  
A:  Yes, you will have to submit a disclosure form prior to presenting your presentation. You will be contacted by a member of the NABIS team via email with the exact paperwork.  

Q:  How do I submit my presentation?
A:  You will be contacted prior to the meeting about submitting your presentation.  If you don't hear from an individual from the NABIS team, please contact mrodgers@nabis.org.   

Q:  What format does my presentation have to be in?
A:  Ideally, PowerPoint is the best format for presentations.  Typically we use PCs at the meeting.  If you use Apple products and you have your presentation in a different format, please contact mrodgers@nabis.org or call 703-960-6500.    
 
Q:  How long do I have to speak during an oral presentation?  
A:  Typically, you will have approximately 10 minutes for your presentation and questions.  The exact times will be posted in February 2016.

Q:  When do I speak? 
A:  If your abstract is accepted for an oral presentation, the exact time and room will be shown on the NABIS website in March 2016.   

 

Poster Presenters:  
 

Q:  When do I speak? 
A:  If your abstract is accepted for poster presentation, the exact time and room will be shown on the NABIS website in March 2016.

Q: When can I put up my poster?  
A:  This schedule will be posted in March 2016.  The poster presenters who will be presenting on Friday (Poster Group A) will be able to mount their posters on Thursday starting at 4pm cst.  The poster presenters presenting on Saturday (Poster Group B) wil be able to mount their posters starting at 4pm on Friday.

Q:  What are the dimensions of the poster?  
A:  Posters need to fit into a 4 foot by 4 foot space.

Q:  Where will the abstracts be published?
A:  It will be published in the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation in April/May 2016.

Q:  When do I present my poster?  
A:  The exact time of your poster presentation during the poster tour will be posted in March 2016.

Q:  What will I be required to do as a poster presenter?  
A:  You should be at your poster space during your scheduled poster session.  There will be a poster walk-through where every poster presenter will have approximately 3 minutes to present their poster (2 minutes for presentation and 1 minute for questions and answers).  This schedule will be posted in March 2016.