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Dates & Deadlines
Prospective authors are asked to submit a 100-word abstract. Detailed guidelines for submitting a successful abstract will be provided on the submission website. Following the abstract review, accepted authors will be invited to submit a paper.
April 22, 2016 - Abstract Submission Open
June 1, 2016 - Abstracts Due for Consideration
September 1, 2016 - Notice of Acceptance
December 15, 2016 - Manuscripts Due