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2021 ASPO Annual and Summer Meetings

Abstract Submission is Now Open!

The last year has brought unprecedented times as we have all borne witness to the COVID-19 pandemic. With this came the cancellation of our 2020 Annual Meeting. Given that the future still holds much uncertainty regarding when we will next be able to safely find ourselves in each other’s company, be assured that the 2021 Annual Meeting will stay true to providing safe CME for our membership while being responsive to our respective public health authorities and responsible to the communities we serve.

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Abstract Submissions (includes Podium, Quickshot, Poster and Video)

Click here to review the 2021 Abstract Submission Guidelines. Please review the abstract guidelines, as well as instructions and details below prior to beginning your submission. If you have any questions or need clarification, please contact the ASPO Administrator at

Submission Process – Please Read!

All Abstracts and Mini-Seminar proposals for both the ASPO Annual Meeting and the ASPO Summer Meeting will be collected via the same abstract system. 
• Authors will have one user account for the submission system. 
• There is one portal to submit for both meetings.
• Authors should designate the meeting(s) they wish to be considered for during the submission process and adhere to the submission deadlines listed below.

Please note: Gender and Professional Rank of participants will be collected during the submission process. The diversity of Mini-Seminar participants, including but not limited to gender, race/ethnicity, and professional rank, will be considered by the Program Committee during the review process.

Submission Deadlines and Notification Dates: 

All deadlines occur at 11:59pm PST. The full site will remain open through February 2021, however, even though the system does not close, abstracts intended for the Annual Meeting must be submitted by the deadline dates below, no exceptions. 

November 15, 2020- Annual and Summer Meeting Mini-Seminars (Notification by January, 2021)
November 15, 2020- Annual Meeting Abstracts (Notification by January, 
November 15, 2020- Summer Meeting Abstracts (Notification by March, 
January 15, 2021- Videos (Both Annual and Summer Meetings, 
Notification by April, 2021)

Financial Disclosure Policy:

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

If you require assistance, please contact the ASPO offices at or call 312.202.5005 or 877.360.5490 (toll free).