Proposals for panels, mini-panels, and study groups

The College is now accepting proposals for the 2018 Annual Meeting.  

DEADLINES: All Submission Deadlines are 5:00 PM Central Time.

Panels, Mini-Panels & Study Groups

  • Chairs must create the submission and invite presenters no later than Tuesday, May 8th.
  • Presenters must submit individual abstracts & disclosures no later than Tuesday, May 22nd.
  • Study group presenters must submit disclosures no later than Tuesday, May 22nd.
  • Chairs must review, finalize and submit proposed sessions no later than Friday, May 25th.

Notifications will be emailed in late July.

Panel Guidelines
Mini-Panel Guidelines
Study Group Guidelines
Submission Guide

9 Common Reasons Why an Abstract is Not Accepted:

  1. The Panel/Mini-Panel is not sufficiently cohesive.
  2. The Panel/Mini-Panel is not sufficiently innovative.
  3. The Panel/Mini-Panel does not include sufficient novel/new data.
  4. The theme of the Panel/Mini-Panel is over-represented in current submissions for this year.
  5. Similar Panels/Mini-Panels have been presented in recent ACNP meetings.
  6. The abstract is not informative enough.
  7. The panel participant composition does not have women, minority and/or early career scientist/clinician representation.
  8. Speakers are not from diverse institutions.
  9. Insufficient data and/or statistical analyses.

Poster Abstracts

Poster abstract submissions will open in early June 2018.  *In order to submit a poster abstract, you must first be invited to attend the annual meeting by an ACNP member and have completed your registration. 

The deadline for submission will be Friday, August 10th 2018.

All poster abstract submissions are reviewed by the Program Committee. Notifications of acceptance or otherwise will be emailed to the presenter in early October 2018.

Please note: At the 2018 Annual Meeting, the poster size will be 4 feet high by 6 feet wide.

Poster Guidelines
Poster Mounting Instructions

If you are not a member of ACNP, please review the Annual Meeting FAQs for additional information.