We invite you to submit for review abstracts in all disciplines relevant to autism research for presentation at the 2008 IMFAR meeting. The deadline for submission of abstracts is Wednesday, January 21, 2009.
Relevant topics include but are not limited to: etiology, risk factors, epidemiology, neuroimaging, treatment, cognition, behavior, language, communication, movement disorders, diagnosis, phenotype, genetics, animal models, education, neurology, psychiatry, psychology, pathology, immunity, environment, medical conditions. IMFAR is a scientific meeting and only presentations based primarily on empirical data will be accepted.
The rapid growth of the International Society for Autism Research (INSAR) and the importance of IMFAR as the largest international congregation of autism investigators have lead to policies that ensure effective communication with the scientific and autism communities through the press and media organizations. Information submitted to IMFAR as an abstract for oral or poster presentation is embargoed until after the time of presentation. The program committee will select abstracts for inclusion in a press book and INSAR will make arrangements for information release and press conferences during the meeting. Press policies may be viewed on the INSAR website.
There will be fewer oral presentations this year and more poster presentations. The scientific committee will determine which submissions will be presented as oral presentations. The research presented at the meeting must be substantively identical to that described in the abstract, though the addition of subsequent data is allowed. Live exhibits cannot be accommodated at the meeting.
RULES FOR SUBMISSION AND PRESENTATION OF ABSTRACTS
As soon as you have submitted the title of your presentation you will automatically receive an email from (firstname.lastname@example.org) that includes a password-protected hyperlink. If you must interrupt the submission process before finishing it, you can resume at any time by clicking on the hyperlink in that email. If you misplace that email, click here and we will send you another link to your abstract.