Prior to beginning the abstract submission, please review the information below.
Young Investigator Symposium (YIS)
• Presenting authors for this prestigious symposium must be current COMP graduate student members in good standing
• Only one abstract per presenting author may be submitted for consideration to YIS
• Previous COMP YIS winners are ineligible
Long abstracts for the Young Investigator Symposium (YIS) (you must select to opt-in) will be available to view or download on the Virtual Event Platform and COMP website post-event. YIS Presenting Authors of accepted abstracts will be exempt from registration fees for the ASM, co-authors will not be.
Unsuccessful submissions to YIS will be considered for presentation in General Proffered Papers. Note that final presentation mode assignments will be made at the discretion of the program committee. Any submission may be rejected.
Abstract Submission Process
All submissions require a short abstract. Short abstracts, which will be published in Medical Physics, must not exceed 250 words. The abstract should concisely convey key points under the headings of Purpose, Methods, Results, and Conclusions. To enable blind review, do not list any author names, institutions in the space provided.
A long abstract is REQUIRED for all YIS submissions. You must upload your Long version under the file upload area which will appear on the 3rd page. The YIS long abstract should facilitate a deeper understanding of the submitted work and should consist of clearly written text and up to 5 figures and/or tables. The abstract must include text with the following section headings (Innovation/Impact, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and Discussions, Conclusions, References). Under Innovation/Impact, succinctly provide a statement (one or two sentences) of the work’s innovation/impact. The maximum number of words for YIS long abstract text is 1500. (For reference, this represents approximately three pages of text).
All graphs, images, or multimedia elements for abstracts must be uploaded at the end of your submission. A maximum of 5 files may be uploaded.
Presenting and Contributing Authors: You may add co-authors if there are any contributing authors.Agreements