The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) invites academic and industry researchers to submit abstracts of their scientific research for poster presentation at the PFF Summit 2015: From Bench to Bedside beginning June 1, 2015. All applicants must be registered to attend the PFF Summit 2015 in order to be considered for presentation. The call for abstracts will close on August 1, 2015.
Subject matter deemed appropriate for poster presentation at the PFF Summit 2015 include original ideas that will help improve the understanding of pulmonary fibrosis in the following areas:
• Basic Research
• Translational Research
• Clinical Research
• Social Science/Quality of Life Research
A panel from the PFF’s Research Advisory Committee (RAC) will review all academic abstracts. Notification of the Committee’s decision will be completed by September 1, 2015.
Industry posters are not subject to peer review. Space can be reserved by submitting an abstract and acceptance is based on a first-come, first-serve
basis. Space allotted will be confirmed by September 1, 2015.
Click the links below to download comprehensive guidelines for abstracts and academic and industry posters.
Poster presentations will take place on Thursday, November 12 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in conjunction with the Welcome Reception. Presenting authors are expected to be present at their posters between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Academic posters will be evaluated by the RAC selection panel and the top five poster presenters will be recognized at the Networking Dinner on Friday, November 13. The top five poster presenters will also be selected to discuss their research during one of the individual HCP focused sessions on Friday, November 13 or Saturday, November 14.
Travel awards will be granted to the top five presenting authors, which will include reimbursement for airfare up to $500 for domestic travel, or $1,000 for international travel, 2 nights lodging at the JW Marriott, and up to $100 for ground transportation. Note: Industry posters are exempt from scoring and will not be considered for awards.
• First place: $1,500 and travel award
• Second place: $1,000 and travel award
• Third place: $500 and travel award
• Honorable mentions (2): travel award
The Welcome Reception and Poster Presentation are made possible by our presenting sponsors, and by a generous donation made by the Pete DeVito Memorial Foundation.
For additional information about submitting an abstract, please contact Zoë Bubany at firstname.lastname@example.org or 520.907.2582.