The poster submission period for the 2021 AOAC Annual Meeting closed on July 16, 2021 at 5:00 PM ET.

There are two poster presentation options for 2021:

  • Join AOAC in Boston and display your poster at the Annual Meeting. If you choose this option, you will also be required to submit your poster to the AOAC Virtual Poster Hall.
  • If you are unable to attend the Annual Meeting in person, AOAC invites you to display your poster within the AOAC Virtual Poster Hall.

Poster Deadlines

July 29, 2021Acceptance letters sent to poster presenters
TBDInstructions on how to upload posters to the virtual meeting site sent to poster presenters
August 24, 2021Deadline to upload posters to the virtual meeting site

Contest for First-Time AOAC Poster Presenters

This contest encourages active participation of attendees to showcase their analytical work in the relevant areas of fields of research that fit the scope of AOAC.

  • The AOAC-TPC (Technical Programming Council) will appoint a panel of judges representing expertise from diverse areas of analytical communities of AOAC.
  • The posters will be evaluated based on content, oral delivery, discussion with presenters (Q&A), and overall formatting during the author’s presentation time at the Meeting. Eligibility to participate will be limited to first-time poster presenters only.
  • The top five posters will be awarded plaques. The names of the winning presenters and first authors will be announced during the Annual Meeting at the AOAC Business Meeting on Wednesday, September 1, 2021.
  • Winners will be published in the 2021 November/December issue of Inside Laboratory Management (ILM).
  • In order to enter the contest, you must first register for the Annual Meeting. Once registered, you may submit a poster presentation through the online submission site. More details regarding the contest are located on the submission site.

Poster Withdrawal

Abstract withdrawal requests must be submitted no later than July 16, 2021 to avoid publication. If you choose to withdraw your abstract prior to the July 16, 2021 submission deadline, you may delete the abstract submission in CATALYST.

Notice of Final Poster Acceptance

All Poster authors will be notified of their acceptance for presentation at the 2021 Annual Meeting by July 30, 2021.

Official Meeting Language

The official language at the AOAC Annual Meeting is English.

Questions and Assistance

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