Present & Convene

The deadline for proposal submission for AbSciCon24 has closed. Please see Convener Guidelines and Abstract Submission for more information on what to expect after proposal submission and session scheduling processes and policies. If you have any additional questions, please contact the AbSciCon Scientific Program Team.

You may still refer to information shared during the call for proposals period for:

Workshops, Committee Meetings, & Social Event Requests

The deadline to submit a request for meeting space has now passed.

Groups may request meeting space for workshops, committee meetings, social events, or other small group meetings and auxiliary functions to be held in conjunction with #AbSciCon24. Workshops, committee meetings, social events and auxiliary functions must take place Sunday through Friday during lunch or in the evenings. Meeting space is not available during the scientific program. The group requesting the meeting space is responsible for all costs associated with the function, including audiovisual, catering, and any other logistical requirements.

Events and workshop requirements

  1. Submit one function request per function per day.
  2. Pending space availability, confirmations with room assignments are expected to be sent in late-March.
  3. After confirming your request, space will be reserved at the Rhode Island Convention Center, and the organizer will be provided with contact details to secure your catering and audio-visual requirements.
  4. The organizer will work directly with the service providers and are responsible for all expenses associated with the function.

Deadline: 20 March 2024