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Abstract Submission Guide 

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Our members drive the NCM Annual Conference program. Your perspectives, research, ideas and outlook ensure a rigorous conference program while providing valuable contributions to ongoing research on motor control.

The Annual Conference continues to offer a variety of Team (Panel, Perspective, Workshop, and Tutorial) and Individual (Oral and Poster) session formats. All sessions are designed to be informative and interactive for all participants at the meeting and to promote vigorous discussion both at sessions and during breaks. The NCM Board encourages established and new members alike to engage and participate in our annual meeting by leading one of the session formats or by presenting in one of the many options available to you.

There are 3 streams of submissions associated with the Annual Conference. Each type of submission has a distinct closing date. In years when there is a Satellite Meeting organized to coincide with the Annual Conference, there may also be a poster submission for the Satellite.

The cascading set of closing dates for the Annual Conference submissions allows members whose abstract is not accepted for early closings to submit an abstract for another format. Accepted abstracts will be printed in the conference program. For a description of each submission type, please click on the links below.

Annual Conference Abstract Submission Deadlines

For the 2015 Annual Meeting, the following submission schedule has been established. Please refer to the submission guidelines for each of these submission types (Team, Individual) prior to submitting your abstract.

Note: You must be an NCM member in good standing to submit an abstract.

Abstract Type  Submission Opens  Submission Deadline*  Status 
Team (Multi-Author) October 20, 2014 November 28, 2014 Closed
Individual (Oral) December 12, 2014 January 9, 2015 Closed

Individual (Poster) December 12, 2014 January 30, 2015 Closed

*Submission deadlines are midnight PST on the indicated submission date.
For each submission type, a member may submit one (1) abstract.

Please note, if you are applying for a Scholarship, the application process closes on January 10, 2014. Scholarship applications must be made at the time of your abstract submission.

IMPORTANT: Confirmations of accepted abstracts and scholarships are issued via email within 2 weeks of the submission closing dates. Institutional email filters may result in emails not being delivered. If you have not received a confirmation email from us (management@ncm-society.org) by these dates, please contact us.

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