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2017 Presentation Uploading instructions

Uploading Options:

  • Upload your presentation online by October 13, 11:59 PM/EDT
  • Upload your presentation no later than the day before your presentation in the Speaker Ready Room (Tampa Convention Center, Room 16)

How to Upload Your Presentation:

  1. Your presentation must be in PowerPoint or PDF format (30MB or less) to upload online. Files larger than 30MB and any associated media (audio or video) files with .avi, .wmv, .wma, .mov, .mpg, .mpeg, .mp3, or .rm file extensions must be uploaded onsite no later than the day before your presentation. PPT slides should be in standard (4:3) format. Widescreen (16:9) format is not supported.
    (Note: The Speaker Ready Room is not open on Saturday: Those few individuals who are being recorded on Sunday will have to upload by the 13th online, or in the Meeting Room before the session begins on Sunday - the earlier the better.)
  2. If you did not receive your customized upload link via email, you may login with your abstract ID number and password at:
  3. Indicate whether or not you grant permission to record the audio and slides from your presentation in order to post online after the meeting, and then click Save.
  4. Click on the Upload Presentation button, browse for your file, and follow the instructions to upload it.

Speaker Ready Room Hours:

  • Sunday, Oct. 22, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Monday, Oct. 23, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Tuesday, Oct. 24, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday, Oct. 25, 7:00 am - 12:00 pm



Abstract submissions are closed.

Use your Society login information to edit your existing abstract.

Oral presentations are normally 12 minutes with 3 minutes for questions.

Five-Minute Rapid presentations are also available. These can be presented alone or in conjunction with a poster session. There are only three slides allowed per rapid oral presentation.
Submission Tools:

Webinar: Make Your Abstract Compelling
View this webinar, recorded on March 16, 2017, sponsored by the ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Career Center.
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Nonrefundable abstract fees for: Feb. 28 - May 9 May 10 - May 23
All Non-Members $75 $100
Professional Members $50 $70

Graduate and Undergraduate Student Members*
*You must be a student member of the Societies.

$30 $50

Important Dates 

Early abstract deadline: May 9, 4:00 PM CDT
Final abstract deadline: May 23, 4:00 PM CDT
Program published online: Mid July
Abstract editing deadline: Aug. 10*, 4:00 PM CDT

*This is the editing deadline for the printed program book and abstract CD.
Edits can continue to be made for the online program and app.

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