Call for Poster Abstracts

Important Dates

Poster Abstract Submission Open October 1, 2023
Poster Abstract Submission Extended Deadline November 19, 2023
Poster Abstract Decision Notification December 13, 2023

Abstract Submission Site is Closed

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Online Abstract Submission
Poster abstracts must be submitted through the online abstract submission site. Complete instructions for submission are available online. Abstracts that have been mailed, emailed or faxed will not be accepted. Anyone may submit a poster abstract to ACNS. Membership in ACNS is not required for e-poster abstract submission.

Abstract Review
All abstracts submitted will be reviewed, evaluated for scholarly and relevant content, and graded in blinded fashion by the ACNS Program Committee. The review process takes approximately four weeks, and acceptance notification will be made by email no later than December 13, 2023.

Abstract Categories
Abstracts submitted to the ACNS 2024 Annual Meeting should be designated for consideration within one of the following categories to be considered for presentation:

  • Autonomic Function and its Disorders
  • Basic Neurophysiology
  • CNS Physiology
  • Critical Care Monitoring 
  • Deep Brain and Cortical Stimulation 
  • Digital/Quantitative EEG and Topography 
  • EEG 
  • EMG/NCV Testing 
  • Epilepsy: Clinical 
  • Epilepsy: Pathophysiology 
  • Evoked Potentials 
  • Functional Imaging 
  • Intraoperative Monitoring 
  • Magnetoencephalography
  •  Neuromuscular Ultrasound
  • Peripheral Nerve and Muscle Physiology
  • Peripheral Neuropathy 
  • Sensory/Motor Physiology 
  • Sleep 
  • Video-EEG Monitoring for Epilepsy 

Abstract Types
Two types of poster abstracts submissions will be accepted: Poster Abstract Regular Submission or Poster Abstract Case Report Submission. Both types of submissions will follow the same review process. Submitted abstracts are limited to 2,000 total characters. All required fields listed below, including the abstract title, will count towards this limit:

Poster Abstract Regular Submission

  • Introduction
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Conclusion

Poster Abstract Case Report Submission*

  • Introduction
  • Case Report/Case History
  • Conclusion  

*Authors submitting case reports will also have the option to be considered for the Resident & Fellow Symposium, as well as to submit their case for a future ACNS Newsletter. Select these options when submitting the case report abstract.

Previous Publication or Presentation
Abstracts which have been published in journals, meeting proceedings, or other publications, as well as those presented at meetings prior to the ACNS meeting are eligible and welcome for submission. All poster abstracts presented at the Annual Meeting will be published in the Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology.

Poster Presentation Format
All posters at the 2024 Annual Meeting will be presented in-person, in Orlando, Florida. E-poster presentation is not available. More specific details related to submission of poster materials and interactive poster tours/presentation are pending and will be provided with poster acceptance notifications.

Author Attendance Requirement
By submitting an abstract to ACNS 2024 Annual Meeting & Courses, abstract authors agree that at least one author will attend the meeting in-person and will be available to participate on the date and at the time assigned by the Program Committee. Virtual participation is not available. Authors will be notified of presentation dates and times at the time of notification of acceptance and are expected to make appropriate travel arrangements to ensure that at least one of the abstract’s authors will be in attendance. All presenting authors are expected to register to attend the meeting by the deadline set forth in their acceptance notification. Abstracts for which an author is not pre-registered by the dates set forth will automatically be withdrawn from the program. Poster setup is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, February 28, 5:00 – 8:00pm and Thursday, February 29, 7:00 – 11:00am; and displayed Thursday, February 29 – Saturday, March 2, 2024.

Poster Cancellation Policy
At least one author or co-author on all posters is expected to register to attend the meeting for which they are accepted by the deadlines set forth in their acceptance notification. If this author cancels their registration prior to the meeting, the poster may be withdrawn from the program.

English Translation Review
All poster abstracts should be submitted in English. Poster abstract submitters for whom English is not a first language may request assistance from the ACNS International Relations Committee in reviewing abstract drafts for English language translation. To request translation assistance, please email the full text of your draft submission (in English) to Carrie Grossman at the ACNS Executive Office (, allowing at least 7 days for review of the translation.

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