2019 Abstract Submissions - FAQ

The deadline to submit completed abstracts is
Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 12:00 pm Central Daylight Time.

A completed abstract must include the following:

  • Abstract Title, Background, Design, Results, and Conclusion
  • Completed Payment
  • All author disclosures have been completed, each author will need to submit a disclosure for each abstract

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

•    What is the abstract deadline?
•    How do I get my login information to submit an abstract?
•    How do I update my contact information?
•    Do I need to add section headings or are they added automatically?
•    How do I edit my abstract?
•    Do images take away from the character limit?
•    I did not receive an email to complete my disclosure, how do I access it?
•    How do I complete disclosures as primary presenter?
•    How do I see which co-authors have completed their disclosures?
•    How do I pay for and submit my abstract?
•    How do I get a receipt for my payment?

 

What is the abstract submission deadline?

Abstracts are due Thursday, September 27th at 12:00 pm CDT. A completed abstract must include the following:

  • Abstract Title, Background, Design, Results, and Conclusion
  • Completed Payment
  • All author disclosures have been completed, each author will need to submit a disclosure for each abstract

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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 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: at +1-706-733-7550

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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 or are they added automatically?

No, you do not need to add section headings. The headers (Background, Design, Results, Conclusion) 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.

NOTE: 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 the primary, you will need to ask the primary presenter to give you that access.

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How do I edit or delete a figure/image?
  • To edit a figure/image: select the figure you would like to edit, and select a new file. The new file will override the existing file.
  • To delete a figure: select the delete figure button under the figure and scroll to the bottom and select Update Abstract.

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Do images take away from the character limit?

No. 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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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 2019 Annual Meeting Abstract Submission button
  • Then scroll down and click on the Author Disclosure button. It will be red if the disclosure(s) are incomplete.
  • Follow the prompts to complete and submit your disclosure.

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How do I complete disclosures as primary presenter?
  • Once you have submitted your abstract, the Author Disclosure button will turn red and become active.
  • Select this button and follow the prompts to complete your disclosure.
  • 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 2019 Annual Meeting Abstract Submission
  • Scroll down to view your abstract
  • Select View Disclosures
  • A screen will pop-up showing all the co-authors and their disclosure status

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How do I pay for and submit my abstract?
  • Visit the login page.
  • Enter your email address and password to login.
  • Once you are logged in, click on the 2019 Annual Meeting Abstract Submission button.
  • Scroll down and click on Payment
  • Follow the prompts to enter your payment information and submit.

NOTE: There is no final submit button. Once the payment and all author disclosures are received, the abstract is considered complete. You may edit your abstract until the submission site closes on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 12:00 PM Central Daylight Time.

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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 2019 Annual Meeting Abstract Submission button.
  • Scroll down and click on Payment Receipt.

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