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Abstract Application

Abstract and applications are only accepted electronically. This is the only form that is required by February 24, 2014. The participant packet, manuscript and registration fee will be due at a later date after you have received notification of your acceptance. Only submit your application once, you will be contacted if there are any problems. Please email Jylynn Villarreal at with any questions.

Demographic Information
First Name
Middle Name
Last Name
Home Address
Phone #
Email Address
Student Type
Institution of Present Enrollment
Category and Presentation Preference

Space is included on the application for authors to indicate their preference for poster or oral presentation as well as which category they which to present in. The final decision of how an abstract is presented rests with the Co-Directors. This decision will be guided, but not bound, by the preference of the authors.

Category Preference #1
Category Preference #2
Category Preference #3
Presentation Preference
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Co-Authors and AffiliationsPlease complete the boxes below for all co-authors and/or affiliations, then click the "Add Information" button.

List Co-Authors (Do Not Add Yourself):

First Name
Middle Name
Last Name

Co-authors and affiliations do not have to be related.

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Co-Authors and Affiliations
Co-Author and Affiliation listed do not have to be related.

All abstracts must follow the following guidelines:

  • Abstract text limit is 2500 characters. This limit does not include abstract title.
  • You MUST use this form to submit your abstract and application.
  • DO NOT include charts, graphs or pictures in the body of the abstract.
  • CAPITALIZE THE ENTIRE TITLE, making the title as brief as possible.
  • Do NOT mention support of work by a research grant, and Do NOT mention the participants department, degrees, titles, institutional appointments, street address, or zip code in the abstract.

Below is the suggested format for the abstract. Abstracts do not need to contain each field for consideration and acceptance to the Forum:

  • Background - Describe the background and significance of the research to be presented.
  • Objective - a statement of the objective and/or hypothesis of the research
  • Methods - a brief description of the methods used in the research
  • Results - results must be stated. it is not enough to state that other results will be presented.
  • Conclusions - Briefly discuss the conclusions and future studies
Body (limit of 2500 characters, feel free to copy/paste into this box from Word)

Important Dates

  • Abstract Deadline : Midnight, February 24, 2014
  • Participant Notification by March 14, 2014
  • Manuscript Deadline: Midnight, April 1 , 2014
  • Postmark of Registration Forms and Fees: March 19, 2014
  • Osler Essay Contest Due: March 29, 2014
  • NSRF Forum: April 24-25, 2014
  • Welcome Party at the Hilton Hotel- April 23, 2014
  • Hospitality Suite at the Hilton Hotel -Open after the Welcome Party and every evening following the Forum April 23,24,25 2014- More Info to follow from our Social Co-Director Chelsea Knighten

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