• All attendees are invited to submit abstracts describing their Vitamin D related research. 
  • Junior scientists can elect to apply for travel awards during the abstract submission process. 
  • Abstracts received before the deadline of March 15, 2019 will be included in the program book that will be distributed to all attendees. 
  • Abstracts received by the deadline will be ranked by at least five members of the program committee. Rankings will be used to select abstracts for oral presentations and for designation as Plenary Posters which will be on view for the entire conference. 
  • Abstracts received by March 15 that are not chosen for oral or plenary presentations will be slotted into general poster sessions on Thursday or Friday (May 30-31)
  • Abstracts received after March 15, 2019 will not be ranked or included in the program book but may be considered for presentation in the general poster sessions as space permits. 
  • Abstracts are approximately 250 words (full details at the link).


Is there an abstract fee? 

No, we do not charge additonal fees for abstract submission.

What are the abstract categories? 

There are three general categories: Basic Research, Clinical & Translational Research, and Public Health & Epidemiology. Within each of these there are subcategories to choose from.

How many abstracts will be promoted to short talks or plenary posters? 

We anticipate that approximately 30 abstracts will be chosen for podium presentations. There will be 24 plenary posters.