Abstract submissions are now OPEN for the 2017 ASPO Annual Meeting, May 18-21 in Austin, TX! Please review the instructions and details below pertaining to standard abstract submission, mini-seminar proposals, and video submissions.

Please Note: ASPO is holding a breakout meeting in 2017 and will be meeting separate from COSM. Abstracts presented at the ASPO meeting may not also be presented at the COSM Meeting (April 26-30 in San Diego, CA).

If you have any questions or need clarification, please contact the ASPO Administrator at aspo@facs.org.

Program Theme

The ASPO 2017 program will center on the theme of “Quality and Improved Outcomes in Pediatric Otolaryngology”. Submissions which deal with this theme are encouraged!


Abstract Submission

Abstract submission for the ASPO 2017 meeting is now OPEN!

The Program Committee is seeking submissions for any/all of the following presentation formats:

·         Podium Presentation

·         Quickshot Presentation

o   NEW: The Quickshot Presentation format includes a 3-minute presentation and 1 minute of transition time.

o   Abstracts submitted for Quickshot presentation should be clinical vignettes which deal with novel techniques, innovative management of clinical challenges, or diagnostic dilemmas.

·         Poster Presentation

To submit:      Visit http://aspoabstracts.org/ and log in or create an account

Deadline:        November 1, 2016 at 11:59pm PST

Notification:   February 15, 2017

Click here to review the 2017 Abstract Submission Guidelines.


Mini-Seminar / Panel Proposals

The Program Committee is seeking quality panel proposals which:

·         Discuss an issue in detail

·         Present two sides of a current issue, or

·         Debate new ideas for disease processes or new treatment regimens

The committee is particularly interested in proposals which deal with the theme of quality and improved outcomes, as well as proposals from International practitioners and groups.

Concurrent mini-seminar / panel sessions will be held each day of the conference and will be organized around the following four topics: Airway, Otology, Rhinology / Head & Neck, and General. When submitting a proposal, please select the topic which best describes your mini-seminar submission.

To submit:      Mini-Seminar Submissions are now closed.

Deadline:        Extended to October 15, 2016 at 11:59pm PST

Notification:   By November 18, 2016


Video Submissions

ASPO will again be hosting the PedsVideoto video contest during the Annual Spring Meeting in Austin, TX.  All ASPO members are encouraged to submit clinical or surgical videos featuring interesting, innovative and educational content.

To submit:      Click here to submit a Video Abstract

Deadline:        April 3, 2017 at 11:59pm PST

Notification:   By April 24, 2017

Click here to review the 2017 Video Contest Rules and Regulations.



Financial Disclosure:

The ASPO Board has approved the following policy relative to financial disclosures:         

ASPO Financial Disclosure Policy: It is the goal of ASPO to promote scientific integrity and transparency.  Authors who fail to disclose conflicts of interest in the submission form, acceptance email and/or presentation, will be censured at the discretion of the ASPO board. All authors will be considered equally responsible.

Disclosure forms are being collected electronically for all submissions. Click here to download the ASPO Disclosure Form for completion.