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Abstract Format

Authors wishing to make concurrent session presentations must submit an abstract that briefly describes the research or case study to be presented.

The abstract must be no more than two pages in length and must include the following sections:

a. Overview of the topic including its background and potential significance

b. Methodology: how the matter was addressed, what techniques were used

c. Results: Key and ancillary findings

d. Conclusions: Lessons learned, implications, next steps

e. References (if any)

Please download Abstract Sample and Abstract Template !


All abstracts must conform to the format structure outlined in the template.


Abstracts must be submitted online by visiting


*Abstracts submitted by e-mail or in hard copy will not be processed. 

Important Dates

Abstract Cut-off date:  Friday, May 17, 2019

Notification of Abstract Acceptance:  Friday, June 28, 2019

Full Paper & Registration Payment:  Friday, August 9, 2019

**Paper submission is optional.