Important Dates

View the table below to find important dates and deadlines for registration, housing, submissions, and more.

 Questions

Contact information for the various submission types.

 Copyright Assignments

ASCRS, ASOA, and ASCRS/JCAHPO copyright assignments.

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PRESENTATION UPLOAD INSTRUCTIONS

Download the 2018 Presentation Guide

Registration

All ASCRS•ASOA lead authors/producers/instructors and course faculty (including invited faculty) are required to pay a registration fee for the ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting. Visit our website at http://annualmeeting.ascrs.org/2018-registration for complete registration details. Take advantage of the Early Bird Discount Fees and register before January 25. All presenters should have completed their meeting registration by March 29.

Schedule

Faculty may access a list of their all their speaking roles at _______

Financial Disclosure

All participants—presenters, coauthors, instructors, co-instructors, faculty, producers, and co-producers—must disclose their financial interests.

Program

The Real Time Program is available!

ASCRS General Session & Symposia Presenters

All General Session & Symposia faculty are required to upload their presentation 24 hours prior to the start of the session. Presenters can upload their presentation starting March 9, 2018.

  • Presentations can be created in either PowerPoint or Keynote.
  • All General Session & Symposia presentations will be in 16:9 format

ASCRS Instructional Courses

All ASCRS courses are 90-minutes long. Course instructors can use their own computer or bring their presentation file on a flash drive and use the PC or Mac provided by ASCRS. ASCRS Instructional Course Handouts- Handouts give course participants an overview of the course subject matter and can provide detailed additional information that may not have been covered because of time restrictions.

  • Handouts can be uploaded between February 9, 2018 and March 30, 2018.
  • Files may not exceed 10MB
  • Must be in PDF format
  • Use the following naming format- presenter-lastname_first three words of course title.pdf. For example: jones_LASIK Pearls 101.pdf

ASCRS Scientific Paper Presentations

All paper presentations are limited to 5 minutes. Paper presenters are required to upload their presentation 24 hours prior to the start of the sessions. Presenters may upload their presentation starting March 9, 2018.

ASCRS Electronic Poster Presentations- DUE FEBRUARY 1, 2018

Create Your Electronic Poster's PowerPoint File

  • Titles: Titles used on the title slide must match the edited title you received with your notification of acceptance. No product/trade names can be used in the title. Generic descriptors are required for CME purposes.
  • Electronic posters will be accepted in electronic format, only (PowerPoint File). Printed posters will not be displayed.
  • The upload system only accepts posters in PowerPoint format (PPT or PPTX files, only). Maximum of 12 PowerPoint Slides (file size of 50 MB). Poster PowerPoint files with more than 12 slides will not qualify for judging.
  • Do not submit entire presentation as one large poster image. Please divide into multiple slides for purpose, methods, results, and conclusions.

Do not embed videos or animation within the PowerPoint file. Presenters will have the opportunity to include additional slides with files, tables, charts, etc. to enhance the purpose, materials, results, or conclusions slides. The system offers the ability to upload one (1) video, image, or text file in addition to the PowerPoint file (see Additional File Upload below).

Uploading Your Poster Presentation 

To login to the "Electronic Posters On Demand" upload website and upload your electronic poster, visit: https://ascrsposters.expoplanner.com/upload/

Username: Poster abstract ID number ([Paper_id] ) Password: E-mail address used to submit poster abstract

Important Dates

 
Friday, January 12, 2018Submissions Due for OPS Photo Submission and T&N Tech Talks
Thursday, February 1, 2018Deadline to Upload E-posters, Films for Judging
Friday, February 9, 2018Site to Upload Course Handouts for ASCRS Instructional Courses and ASOA Practice Management Courses Opens
Monday, March 5, 2018E-Poster Winners are Notified and Invited to Present
Friday, March 9, 2018Site to Upload Presentations for the ASCRS Program Opens
Friday, March 16, 2018Deadline to Upload Handouts for ASCRS Instructional Courses and ASOA Practice Management Courses

Questions

Questions about any ASCRS Program can be sent to ASCRSprogram@ascrs.org

Copyright Assignments

ASCRS

By submitting this presentation (paper, poster, course, film), I agree to grant and assign exclusively to the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and The American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators (“the Societies”) all of rights, including copyright, in the presentation listed below, as well as any related materials used for audiovisual presentation (collectively referred to as “the works”). I also grant and assign to the Societies the rights to film, record, reproduce, reprint, distribute, sell, and otherwise make use of the works, or any presentation of the works, in any media or format, and authorize the Societies to use my name, likeness, photograph, and biographical data in connection with its use and promotion of the works. I understand that I will receive no royalty or other monetary compensation from the Societies for this assignment of rights and the subsequent use of my works by the Societies. I represent and warrant that the works are my own original work or that I have obtained all necessary permissions and authorizations from all individuals or entities that may otherwise have a right, title, or interest in the works; that I have full right and power to make this assignment; that the works do not violate any copyright, proprietary or personal rights of others; and that the works are factually accurate and contain no matter libelous or otherwise unlawful.

ASCRS/JCAHPO

By submitting this paper presentation, I agree to grant and assign exclusively to the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology all of the rights, including copyright, in the submitted presentation, as well as any related materials used for audiovisual presentation (collectively referred to as “the works”). I also grant and assign to ASCRS and JCAHPO the rights to film, record, reproduce, reprint, distribute, sell, and otherwise make use of the works, or any presentation of the works, in any media or format, and authorize ASCRS and JCAHPO to use my name, likeness, photograph, and biographical data in connection with its use and promotion of the works. I understand that I will receive no royalty or other monetary compensation from ASCRS or JCAHPO for this assignment of rights and the subsequent use of my works by either ASCRS or JCAHPO. I represent and warrant that the works are my own original work or that I have obtained all necessary permissions and authorizations from all individuals or entities that may otherwise have a right, title, or interest in the works; that I have full right and power to make this assignment; that the works do not violate any copyright, proprietary or personal rights of others; and that the works are factually accurate and contain no matter libelous or otherwise unlawful.



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