Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT): Annual Meeting
Call for Abstracts 2013 SRNT Annual Meeting March 13-16 Westin Waterfront Hotel, Boston, MA, USA Submission System Opens: August 14, 2012 Submission Deadline: September 14, 2012Call for AbstractsSRNT encourages submission of abstracts describing cutting-edge research in nicotine andtobacco. Abstracts should summarize empirical research findings that have not beenpublished or presented elsewhere before the meeting. The Society invites submissions fororganized symposia as well as individual paper and poster presentations. All abstracts willbe evaluated on the basis of scientific merit by peer review. Additionally, preference forsymposia will be given to those submissions that address a substantive issue by integratingacross two or more different areas of SRNT research (i.e., pre-clinical, clinical, and publichealth/policy/epidemiology). The SRNT Program Committee will make decisions regardingacceptance of submissions and notify corresponding authors in December 2012.Authors will have the opportunity to edit their submitted abstract up until the September14, 2012, deadline. Authors will choose a username and password, which will allow them toreview, edit, and update their abstract submission(s). Please note that abstracts describing"work in progress" will not be considered for program inclusion, nor will abstracts that donot present empirical findings. Funding information is required for all submissions.The Deadline for the 2013 Annual Meeting Call for Abstracts is Friday, September 14,2012.Deadline for Receipt of Abstracts Submissions must be received electronically and no later than 11:59 P.M. PST on Friday,September 14, 2012, to be considered for inclusion in the program. Please review thesubmission instructions carefully.All presenters will be expected to register (and pay) for the meeting. Notification ofacceptance or rejection of abstracts will be e-mailed to the designated correspondingauthors in December 2012.Abstract Registration To use the online submission system, you must first register. A registration link is placed onthe login page. Here you will choose a username and password. You will also fill in yourbasic contact information. Required fields are marked with a red asterisk (*). Upon
successful abstract registration, you will be taken to the login page where you may enteryour username and password to access the system. Please register only once.Please note:Even if you have submitted in the past, you must complete the registrationprocess in order to submit for the 2013Annual Meeting.Forgotten Username or Password If you have forgotten your username or password, a recovery link is provided on the loginpage. Select the link and enter the email address from which you registered. Yourusername and password will be emailed to you.Main Submission Page With successful login, you are taken to the main submission page. If you have previouslysubmitted an abstract, it will be displayed here. You may view a pdf, edit, or delete yoursubmission from this page. Be careful with the delete link. This is not reversible! Fromthis page you will start the submission process. Choose your submission type from the menuand select the next button to get started.Submission Form When you choose your submission type and select "Next" from the main submission page youare taken to the submission form. Your submission form is customized depending upon yoursubmission type (paper, poster, symposia). Required fields are marked with a red asterisk(*).Presentation Formats The following are presentation formats for the 2013 Annual Meeting.Paper OnlyAbstracts that receive high peer-reviewed ratings and cluster around common themes willbe selected for oral presentations of approximately 15 minutes each. Please note thatprogram time constraints limit the opportunity for lengthy oral presentations. Unlike the"Paper or Poster" option, abstracts submitted as "Paper Only" will not be considered for aposter presentation.Paper or PosterAbstracts that receive high peer-reviewed ratings and cluster around common themes willbe selected for oral presentations of approximately 15 minutes each. Please note thatprogram time constraints limit the opportunity for lengthy oral presentations. Any abstractsubmitted under the "Paper or Poster" option that is not selected for an oral presentationautomatically will be considered for a poster presentation.Poster OnlyPoster sessions allow presenters to discuss their research with interested colleagues over a
period of 90-120 minutes in an informal setting. No other sessions will coincide with theposter sessions in order to maximize exchange of results and promote communicationamong researchers with common interests. Poster submissions judged to be especiallyrigorous and significant may be selected for presentation as a paper (if the author agrees).SymposiaSelected symposia examine important issues from a variety of perspectives and havecompelling supporting data. Over a 90-minute period, three or four speakers (abstracts)and a discussant present and/or debate alternative solutions, interpretations, or points ofview on a body of knowledge. Please note that symposia submissions are reviewedcompetitively and that not all submissions will be included in the final program. Preferencewill be given to symposia that are especially timely, or that span a range of disciplines.Again this year, individual symposium presenters will have the option of having theirabstract considered as an oral paper or poster presentation, in the event that the overallsymposium is not selected for presentation at the meeting.Topics Each corresponding author will be asked to select one of the following topics in which his orher abstract submission will be reviewed:Pre-clinical, Clinical, Public Health,orPolicy.Keywords Each corresponding author will be asked to select two of the following keywords that bestdescribe the abstract submission.Addiction Disease Medicinal chemistryAdolescent/youth Dissemination Meta-analysisAdvocacy Economics MethodologyAffective disorders Education/training- NeuroscienceAlcohol use professionals Molecular biologyAnimal models Education-youth prevention NeuroimagingAnthropology Epidemiology NeuropsychologyBehavioral economics Etiology Nicotine properties orBehavioral pharmacology Gay/lesbian/bisexual/transg derivativesBehavioral treatment endered NutritionBiochemistry Genetics/genomics Personality/personalityCessation Global health disordersCommunications Health consequences PharmacologyCommunity intervention Health economics PharmacotherapyComorbidity Informatics PhysiologyDependence Legislation PolicyDevelopmental issues Longitudinal research Population studiesDiagnostics Marketing Pregnancy-biology
Pregnancy-treatment and Risk for tobacco use Technologyintervention Secondhand/environmental Therapeutic usePrenatal exposure exposure Tobacco additivesPrevention Sex differences Tobacco constituentsPsychiatry Smokeless tobacco Tobacco controlPsychology Social networking Tobacco industryPsychophysiology Socioeconomically ToxicologyPublic health disadvantaged TrajectoriesQualitative research Sociology Treatment and interventionRacial/ethnic minority Special populations VareniclineReceptor biophysics Statistical methods WeightRelapse prevention Substance use Withdrawal symptomsReligion/spirituality Survey researchAbstract Submission InstructionsSRNT uses an electronic process for the submission of abstracts. Submitting authors needinternet access and an e-mail address. Electronic submissions must be received by 11:59P.M. PST on Friday, September 14, 2012, to be considered for inclusion in the program.When preparing an abstract for submission, please carefully follow the instructions below: All abstracts must be prepared in plain text, in English with no embedded symbols or formatting characters. Submissions may not include charts, graphs, tables or references. Please spell out the symbols (alpha, beta, microns, picomolar, etc.) or translate them (mean, chi square, etc.) in your abstract submission. Limit the abstract to 2,200 characters in length (including spaces but NOT including title, authors or funding information). Include author names and the corresponding author’s name and address. Clearly indicate who will present the work by placing an asterisk (*) by his/her name.• Data presented in the abstract as “work in progress” will not be considered for program inclusion. If accepted, your author-prepared abstract will be published exactly as it appears on your electronic submission. You will be provided with a username and password in your confirmation e-mail. The username and password, along with the link, will enable you to make changes to your abstract up until 11:59 P.M. PST on Friday, September 14, 2012. Carefully follow the directions on the sample abstract provided with the website instructions. Ensure that each abstract reveals all sources of funding for the work described. Abstracts cannot be submitted without funding information. A key word index is included in the 2013 Annual Meeting Proceedings. Please select two key words to describe your abstract presentation. Please provide a complete mailing address, including e-mail address, with your submission. The SRNT Office will communicate with the corresponding author through
the e-mail address that is given at the time of submission. Should this e-mail address change at any time, please notify the SRNT Office immediately so that you receive timely correspondence regarding your abstract submission. Proofread your submission. If included in the program, your author-prepared abstract will be published exactly as it appears on your electronic submission. SRNT is not responsible for author errors. Consider submitting your abstract earlier than the deadline. SRNT welcomes early submissions! Each corresponding author will receive an e-mail confirmation from the SRNT Office within 24 hours of abstract submission. Please keep a copy of this confirmation e-mail as it will contain your username and password for any late editing of your abstract. If you do not receive an e-mail response within 24 hours, SRNT did not receive your abstract. In this case, it is your responsibility to contact the SRNT Office by calling +1-608-443- 2462, ext. 137.Note: Symposia submissions can include an indication for a separate peer-review ofeach abstract (for presentation as paper or poster) if the overall symposium submissionis rejected.Disclosure and Biosketch InformationAll presenting authors are required to complete a financial disclosure form and submit abiographical sketch. A weblink for completing this form and submitting your biographicalsketch will be provided to you in your acceptance email.SRNT must have this information on file for ALLoral presenters. Oral presenters who do notsubmit these forms will not be allowed to present at the 2013 Annual Meeting. An oralpresenter is anyone giving any type of oral presentation (e.g., paper, symposium).Poster presenters are required to disclose any potential conflicts of interest directly ontheir poster or in an accompanying handout at the meeting. If there is no conflict ofinterest, please note that as well.Attention to anyone submitting a symposium. Please note the following importantinformation: As the person submitting the symposium, it is entirely your responsibility to communicate any acceptance or rejection notices or other SRNT notices to all of the symposium authors in your group. Each symposium presenter within your group will be required to submit a financial disclosure and biographical sketch or they will not be allowed to present at the meeting.Additional Presentation Submission Instructions
Symposia For abstracts to be considered for a Symposium format, please follow these additionalinstructions: Prepare a summary abstract of the symposium as a whole (less than 2,200 characters, including spaces but NOT including title, authors or funding information). List the names and affiliations for the symposium chair, each presenter, and the discussant, as well as the name and address of the corresponding author. List all authors for each presentation; note symposium chair with an asterisk (*). Provide a concise description of your proposed presentation in narrative form. Prepare separate abstracts for each paper in the symposium. Adhere to the general abstract guidelines for all individual symposium paper abstracts (e.g., 2,200 character limit including spaces but NOT including title, authors or funding information, English text, funding information, etc.).• Each symposium presenter within your group will be required to submit a financial disclosure and biographical sketch or they will not be allowed to present at the meeting. The symposium chair will be responsible for corresponding with each presenter. The SRNT Office will send all correspondence to the symposium chair only. As the person submitting the symposium, it is entirely your responsibility to communicate any acceptance or rejection notices or other SRNT notices to all of the symposium authors in your group. Please note that your symposia submission will require additional information -- four learning objectives and test questions for CE credit.Rapid Response Abstract SubmissionThe Rapid Response Abstract system will open Tuesday, December 11, 2012. The deadlinefor submitting a rapid response abstract is 12:00 midnight (CST) on Friday, January 11,2013. Instructions and forms for online abstract submissions of rapid response posters willbe available on the website in December 2012.In addition to meeting the requirements for all SRNT abstracts detailed above, rapidresponse submissions should describe cutting-edge, late-breaking research findings innicotine and tobacco. Rapid response abstracts should describe data or analyses that werenot available at the regular submission deadline in September 2012.Questions? Should you have questions about your submission, please contact one of the followingpeople at the SRNT Office.John Hofmann, Vice President I.T., firstname.lastname@example.org +1-608-443-2462, ext.
150Jane Shepard, Director of Meetings, email@example.com +1-608-443-2462, ext. 137