rapid submission call for poster abstracts

Abstract Submission Deadline: Friday, August 16, 2019 at 11:59PM CST

Rapid Submission Rules & Guidelines


You are invited to submit your abstract focused on emerging outcomes on the assessment and treatment of combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and comorbid conditions in active duty service members and veterans who deployed after 9-11 in support of combat operations.

Poster sessions permit presenters to share research findings, applied materials, and/or techniques within an atmosphere that encourages interaction with the audience who come to view the posters.

Submissions Instructions

Submit via the Combat PTSD Conference website:

Submit the following information:

  • Title of the presentation.

  • Principal author: name, highest educational degree, department and institutional affiliation, and e-mail address.

  • Name of co-authors, highest educational degree, department and institutional affiliation, and e-mail addresses.

  • Abstract describing the research (250-word maximum). The abstract should include a statement of the problem, description of the subjects, method and procedure, results and conclusion.

  • Submit to:  https://uthscsa.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9BJWJaU6I5nQXjv

Poster Presentation Format

The poster session will offer the opportunity to present your research in the area of combat- or deployment-related PTSD and co-occurring conditions (TBI, sleep disorders, chronic pain, substance use disorders, suicide, psychological resiliency, etc.) and have substantive discussions with colleagues. Authors will present their posters on a 4 x 6 free-standing bulletin board. Poster presentations should incorporate illustrative materials such as tables, graphs, photographs, and large-print text, and materials should be clearly readable from a distance of three feet (primary text font should be 20 points or larger, and headings font at least 30 points). No audio visual equipment can be used. Push pins will be provided.

Poster Session Details

Poster session will take place Wednesday, 23 October from 5:15pm to 7:00pm.

Posters presentations be joined by a catered reception with heavy appetizers, non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages. We encourage our presenters to take advantage of this networking event, discuss the latest PTSD research, and collaborate. We do ask that you are available to answer any questions regarding your poster presentation.

Abstract Review, Selection, and Status Notification

All submissions must represent completed work and include analyzed results. Non-empirical research should not be submitted as a poster. Submissions should discuss research that has not been presented or published elsewhere. All submissions will be reviewed and evaluated by members of the Program Committee.

Notification & Acceptance of Attendance

All submissions will be reviewed and evaluated by members of the Program Committee. Accepted posters will be notified via email on a rolling basis. All notifications will be sent via email by Monday, September 16th, 2019. Only the person who submits the poster will receive correspondence relating to the submission. It will be that person’s responsibility to notify the co-presenters of status and details.

Contact Information

For additional information about the San Antonio Combat PTSD Conference please contact admin@combatptsdconference.com