Submission Policies

  • The first author must be a current member (for 2019) in good standing.
  • All first authors must register for the meeting in order to present his/her poster or talk.
  • Substitutions for talks are not allowed.
  • Author substitutions for posters require pre-approval by the VSS Program Committee and will be handled on a case-by-case basis. If an author substitution is approved, the first author must still pay the registration fee.
  • The first author must be present during the assigned Author Presents Time (staggered by even and odd numbered posters) but may elect to be there for the entire session
  • Each member may submit only one first-authored abstract to the meeting.
  • Each registered attendee may present only once at the meeting.