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“WOW” Session Submit an Abstract Today!

Thursday, September 1, 2016  
Posted by: CSPD
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CSPD and WSPD once again are offering professionals, members and interested individuals an opportunity to submit an abstract to be a presenter for the WOW! Lunch and Learn Session at the 2017 Annual Meeting in Las Vegas. Be one of eight presenters who will share their “Words of Wisdom” in pediatric dentistry on Saturday, March 18 from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM during the meeting. Each presenter will be partnered with a table sponsor and eight attendees for lunch. The session will include a 45 minute presentation with a 15 minutes Q & A portion.

Submit an abstract to discuss a topic or pedo tip that will WOW! your table. Space is limited. Submit an abstract by Friday, September 16, 2016 to admin@cspd.org.

Guidelines for submitting an abstract for a WOW! Presentation

  • Abstracts must be one page in length or less, and should be titled and include all contributing authors’ names and affiliations. Please identify the name of the person who will be presenting, and add a biographical sketch and photograph of the presenter as a second page. The sketches should be 50 words or less in paragraph form.
  • Margins should be 1-inch top, bottom and 1¼-inch right and left margins. The text should be single-spaced, 12-point size, Arial font, with no pagination, footers and headers. Paragraphs should be left justified.
  • Major headings should be 16-point bold; minor headings should be 12-point not bolded. There should be one blank line above and below all headings, except above major headings, which should have two blank lines.
  • Graphics should not be used in abstracts. 
  • WOW! topics should focus on improving the oral health of our patients.
  • Topic selection should be based on perceived needs for professional information and not for the purpose of endorsing specific commercial drugs, materials, products, treatments, or services.
  • All presenters as well as Sponsors must be registered for the meeting.

By virtue of submitting an abstract, the submitter grants CSPD the right to publish any accepted abstract or the right to decline any abstract. The Annual Meeting Committee will review abstracts and make final selections. If your abstract is accepted for a WOW! Presentation and you agree to present, you will be expected to register and pay for the event using CSPD’s online registration. 

Want to be a WOW! Session Sponsor?
The 2017 Sponsor and Exhibitor Prospectus will be released mid-September. To get on the mailing list for the release of the prospectus please contact Yelena Martynovskaya at yelena@cspd.org with contact information, including an email address. Please be advised that topics selected for presentation will be based on perceived needs for professional enhancement. Presenters will not be endorsing specific commercial drugs, materials, products, treatments, or services.


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