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2017 Poster Uploading instructions

You may upload your poster between now and the end of the meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 25. Please make sure you still bring your physical poster to the Annual Meeting -- poster uploading is for an online record only.

How to Upload Your Poster:

  1. Only PDF or PowerPoint files can be uploaded online, but we strongly recommend converting any PowerPoint files to PDFs. To create a PDF, download Adobe Acrobat (standard edition):
  2. If you did not receive your customized upload link via email, you may login with your abstract ID number and password at:
  3. Click on the Upload Presentation button, browse for your file, and follow the instructions to upload it.

If you have any difficulty in uploading your poster, please contact tech support at: or call Monday through Friday 8:30 AM–6:00 PM EST at +1-401-334-0220.



ASA, CSSA, and SSSA will display posters on a half-size poster board (display space can be no larger than 44.5" x 44.5") for one day.
All presenters will present for a two-hour period on one day. A poster board number will be placed in the upper left corner of the board on a 4½" x 3" card. The poster boards are Velcro-friendly. Please bring your own Velcro.
Day Set-up Time* Display Time** Removal Time
Monday 7:00 – 9:00 am 9:00 am – 6:00 pm 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 – 9:00 am 9:00 am – 6:00 pm 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 – 9:00 am 9:00 am – 4:30 pm 4:30 – 5:30 pm
*Note: posters cannot be set up the previous night.
**Authors must be at their poster during the session time listed in the program.


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Abstract submissions are closed.

Use your Society login information to edit your existing abstract.

Submission Tools:


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.

Promote your presentation with the Annual Meeting Poster.


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 *Membership must be obtained prior to registering/submitting to receive the member rate.
  The difference in the member/nonmember rates 
will not be refunded if membership is received after registration/submission.


Society Logos for Presentations

ASA, CSSA , and SSSA logos are available for you to use in your presentations:

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