Poster Abstract Submission Information

We want to hear about your research - whether it is completed, or you want to show us where it is going! Submit an abstract for the INPCS 4th Annual Meeting, INPCS24: The Art and Science of Caring, taking place September 20-22 in Grand Rapids, Michigan!

We welcome both “work-in-progress” and “completed project” presentations, and abstracts/posters that have been presented elsewhere are acceptable, too! Presentation format will consist of a poster hall at the Annual Meeting venue, and several abstracts will be selected for presentation at the Live Poster Showcase session during the Annual Meeting!

The online abstract submission form and payment of the abstract submission fee must be submitted no later than 11:59pm EDT on Sunday, June 16, 2024. If you have any questions that are not answered here, please email for more information.

  • Abstract submission fee: $25.00 per submission
    • We do not want this fee to prevent anyone interested from submitting an abstract. If this submission fee creates a financial hardship, there are a number of scholarships available. Please email for more information no later than Thursday, June 13th.
  • Abstracts must be in PDF format.
  • Title: Limit 100 characters. Please capitalize the first letter of each word in the title. Please refrain from using all caps.
  • Authors: Maximum of 40
  • Structured Abstract:  Objective(s), Methods, Results and Conclusions
  • Abstract text length:  Maximum 2,500 characters (including spaces)
  • Figures:  Up to two figures/tables allowed. These must be included in your PDF.
  • Other: 
    • Abstract review will be conducted blindly. Please do not include any identifying information (i.e. names, institutions) anywhere in your submission OTHER than on the online submission Form.
    • When percentages are used, the absolute numbers of derivation must be stated.
    • You do not need to be a member of INPCS to submit an abstract. However, we encourage presenters to join INPCS and take advantage of reduced registration fees and other member benefits. (Learn more about membership here.
    • Posters selected for presentation must be represented in-person at the conference by at least one of the authors.

When you click the button to submit your abstract, you will be taken to the login page for the INPCS website. If you do not have an INPCS website account, you will need to create a free account. If you have an account, but cannot remember your login credentials, please do not create a new account. Please either use the "Reset Password" link or email for login credential assistance.

If you have any questions that are not answered here, please email for more information.

Deadline: Sunday, June 16th, 11:59pm (US-Eastern)

Important Dates:

June 16, 2024

Abstract Submission Closing Date

June 17-30, 2024

Abstract Review Period

Mid July 2024

Selection notifications sent out

September 20-22, 2024

INPCS24 Annual Meeting,
Grand Rapids, Michigan