Call for Abstracts: Latinos and Alzheimer's Disease Symposium

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Friday, 6 October 2017

Submission Deadline: October 6th, 11:59 PM US Eastern Daylight Time. All abstracts must be submitted by this time to be considered. No late submissions are accepted, without exception.

General Guidelines for Abstracts:

  • Abstracts must be written in English
  • Abstracts may come from any area of Alzheimer's disease research
  • Research that represents a collaborative effort and/or work that has been presented at other meetings is welcome
  • All submissions will be peer-reviewed by the Scientific Program Committee and authors will be notified via e-mail of abstract decisions by November 10, 2017
  • Please note that presenters are required to register for the meeting and pay the appropriate meeting registration fees _discounts for student registration
  • Please contact Alejandra Restrepo at if you have any questions about the submission process

Submission Instructions

  • Please submit abstracts by e-mail to Abstracts may be sent in the text of the e-mail or in an attached word document
  • Indicate whether the abstract is for a poster or oral presentation
  • Indicate if the presenting author is a student/postdoctoral fellow
  • Approximate word count should be less than 300 words
  • Please provide all of the following in your submission:
    • Author(s)
    • Affiliation(s)
    • Corresponding email address
    • Title of Poster/Paper
    • A theme or topic for the abstract (please see list below)
    • Abstract
    • Background
    • Methods
    • Results
    • Conclusions
  • Abstracts for oral presentations must be sent along with presenter's CV

Oral Presentation:

  • Each abstract will be allotted 12-15 minutes for oral presentation and audience discussion. A moderator will adhere to these time limits to allow time for discussion among the presenters and the audience
  • Oral sessions are comprised f six presentations per oral session and are grouped by the Program Committee Chair
  • Accepted oral presentations will be scheduled for either day of the Symposium
  • Submitted oral presentation abstracts that are not selected may be considered for a poster presentation

Poster sessions:

  • Accepted posters will be scheduled on February 23, 2017
  • Poster presenters will stay with their poster for the duration of the poster session (approximately 60-90 minutes)


  1. Latinos and Alzheimer's disease: assessment, diagnosis and prognosis
  2. Latinos and biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease
  3. Public health and psychosocial interventions for Latinos with Alzheimer's disease

For more information visit the symposium's website.