PowerPoint Presentations from those presenting their abstract orally are due NO LATER THAN February 22, 2019.
Oral presentations are scheduled for Thursday, April 4 and Friday, April 5. Authors have precisely 10 minutes to present. PCRS recommends a maximum of 15 slides. PCRS must receive your materials (PowerPoint, etc) no later than February 22, 2019, in order to have them reviewed by the PCRS CME Committee prior to the Annual Meeting Program publication deadlines. ***Once accepted by our CME Committee, you may not change your presentation in any way without the direct consent of PCRS.
Your first or second slide must disclose an accurate representation of any association, funding, or other financial or substantive relationships with commercial entities that may be seen as a conflict of interest for any of the authors or their immediate family members. If you do not have any disclosure, the slide remains a requirement and must state that you do not have anything to disclose. You will also be contacted via email to complete an electronic disclosure form. Please complete this as soon as you receive it. This form must be completed and submitted even if you have nothing to declare.
All presentations must be in made in English. The original version of the submitted abstract will be published electronically in a special supplement of Fertility and Sterility in advance of the PCRS Annual Meeting.
The poster presentation reception is scheduled for Friday, April 5, 2019, 5:30 pm to 6:45 pm, in the Esmeralda Ballroom Foyer. Authors of odd numbered posters must be available at their posters from 5:30 to 6:15 pm. Authors of even numbered posters must be available at their posters from 6:15 to 6:45 pm. All guests must have badges to enter the reception. Guest badges may be purchased during online registration or on-site at the registration desk.
The poster board is 4'x6' with maximum poster size of 3'8" tall (1.12m) by 5'7" wide (1.7018m). Illustrations must be readable from distances as far as 4 feet (1.22 meters). Charts, drawings, and illustrations should be similar to those used in making slides. These simple, bold line drawings should be clear, concise, and easily read. Simple use of color can add emphasis. Paper or canvas that can be pinned to poster board is recommended. Boards are cumbersome to attach and no hardware will be provided. Keep illustrative material simple. At the top of your poster board prepare a label indicating your abstract title and authors’ names and affiliations. The lettering for this section should be at least 1" (2.54 cm) high. Pushpins and thumbtacks will not be provided. Please bring your own.
Your poster may be put up on the display board marked with your poster number Thursday evening April 4, from 8:00-9:00 p.m. and Friday morning April 5, from 7:00-8:30 a.m. Judging will begin at 8:30 a.m. Friday morning and continue throughout the Friday.
Please do not remove your poster until after 8:00 p.m. Friday night in order to ensure your poster is considered for the awards. Posters not collected Friday night by 9:00 p.m. will be collected and saved until 8:30 am Sunday, April 7, 2019.
All presentations must be in made in English. Please register to attend the 2019 PCRS meeting if you have not already done so.
The original version of the submitted abstract will be published electronically in a special supplement of Fertility and Sterility in advance of the PCRS Annual Meeting.
The Pacific Coast Reproductive Society invites you to participate in the 67th Annual Meeting through the submission of abstracts of original scientific research.
Abstracts submitted to PCRS must contain original work not published previously or presented at a meeting of another national or international scientific organization prior to the 2019 PCRS Annual Meeting.
Background: A briefly worded description of the reasons for the study.
Objective: An introductory sentence indicating the objective and purpose of the study.
Materials and Methods: A description of experimental procedures including applicable statistical evaluation.
Result(s): A summary of the new previously unpublished data and results.
Conclusion(s): A statement of the conclusion(s).
Financial Support: List financial support for each author.
References: Acknowledge applicable sources, if any.
Withdrawal: The last date to withdraw an abstract accepted for presentation, without penalty, is February 8, 2019. Penalty: Authors whose abstracts are accepted for oral or poster presentation who fail to present their work, fail to have it presented by a co-author, or withdraw the abstract after February 8, 2019, will be ineligible to have abstracts considered for presentation at the PCRS Annual Meeting for the following two years. Exceptions will be considered if the PCRS is promptly notified for extreme, unforeseen circumstances.