2018 Abstract Submissions - FAQ

The deadline to submit abstracts completed on September 28, 2017 at 12:00 pm Central Time.

The deadline for co-authors to complete their disclosures ended on October 2, 2017 at 12:00 pm Central Time.

Abstracts Submission that were not completed have been marked as withdrawn. These abstracts will no longer be considered for the USCAP 2018 Annual Meeting.  Completed abstract submissions that did not have a disclosure from all of the authors will be considered for a Poster Presentation only.

Frequently Asked Questions

•    How do I get my login information to submit an abstract?

•    I did not receive an email to complete my disclosure,
      how do I complete it?

•    How do I complete disclosures as primary presenter?

•    How do I see which co-authors have completed their disclosures?

•    What is the abstract submission deadline?

•    How do I update my contact information?

•    Do I need to add section headings for my abstract       (Title/Background/Design/Results/Conclusions) or is it
      added automatically?

•    How do I edit my abstract?

•    Do images take away from the character limit?

•    How do I pay for & submit my abstract?

•    How do I get a receipt for my payment?

•    How do I view the current status of my abstract?

 

 

 

How do I get my login information to submit an abstract?

  • Emails regarding login information or disclosures may be blocked by your institutions spam blocker. Please ask your institution's Information Technology staff to “white list” any emails coming from uscap.org and xcdsystem.com.
  • In order to login visit the login page and enter your email address & password. If you have a new account your password will be your email address. If you have setup an account previously then your password will be the same as the last time you logged in.
  • If you do not remember your password, click Reset Password on the submission login page. If you no longer have access to the email associated with your account, please email support@uscap.org or call USCAP offices:
  • Monday - Thursday, September 25-28: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm ET at +1-706-733-7550

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I did not receive an email to complete my disclosure,
how do I complete it?

  • Emails may be blocked by your institutions spam blocker. Please ask your institutions Information Technology staff to white list any emails coming from uscap.org and xcdsystem.com.
  • Also, co-authors may login to complete their disclosures.
  • Once logged in, click on the 2018 Annual Meeting Abstract Submission button
  • Then scroll down and click on the Author Disclosure button.
  • Follow the prompts and answer the questions to complete and submit your disclosure.

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How do I complete disclosures as primary presenter?

  • Once you have submitted your abstract, there will be a button called Author Disclosure for you to complete your disclosure. Unfortunately, you cannot complete disclosures for the co-authors on your abstract.  Each of the co-authors will need to login to the system and complete their own disclosures.

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How do I see which co-authors have completed their disclosures?

Only primary presenters can check the status of co-author disclosures. Follow the steps below to find out which co-authors have completed their disclosures.

  • Login to view your abstract
  • Once logged in, click on 2018 Annual Meeting Abstract Submission
  • Scroll down to view your abstract
  • Click on All Author Disclosures
  • A screen will pop-up showing all the co-authors and their disclosure status

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What is the abstract submission deadline?

Abstracts are due Thursday, September 28th at 12:00 pm CT. All co-author disclosures must be submitted by October 2, 12:00 pm CT.

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How do I update my contact information?

  • Once you are logged in, click Profile Home in the upper left of the abstract submission site, then select Update Profile.
  • Select the Update Profile button at the bottom to save your changes.

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Do I need to add section headings for my abstract (Title/Background/Design/Results/Conclusions) or is it added automatically?

No, you do not need to add section headings. The headers will be added automatically in the publication of abstracts.

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How do I edit my abstract?

  • Login to the abstract submission site and select the Edit Abstract button to make necessary changes.
  • Then click the Update Abstract button to save your changes.
  • Only the primary presenter can make changes to the abstract. To make an update to the abstract, send the information to the primary presenter. If you need to become primary, ask the primary presenter to grant you that role.

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Do images take away from the character limit?

No. Although, the entire abstract including title, author(s), location, and text, must fit within the size-limit set by the system (2764 characters, including spaces). The system will not allow you to submit your abstract unless it fits in the required space.

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How do I pay for & submit my abstract?

  • Visit the login page.
  • Enter your email address and password to login.
  • Once you are logged in, click on the 2018 Annual Meeting Abstract Submission button.
  • Scroll down and click on Pay & Submit Final
  • Follow the prompts to enter your payment information and submit.

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How do I get a receipt for my payment?

  • Visit the login page.
  • Enter your email address and password to login.
  • Once you are logged in, click on the 2018 Annual Meeting Abstract Submission button.
  • Scroll down and click on Payment Receipt.

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How do I view the current status of my abstract?

  • Visit the login page.
  • Enter your email address and password to login.
  • Once you are logged in, click on the 2018 Annual Meeting Abstract Submission button.
  • Scroll down and click on View Final Status.

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