2022 Symposium Schedule

Abstracts will be reviewed in the order received and information on presentation format will be provided upon acceptance of the abstract. Authors will hear the decision on the submitted abstract on April 15, 2022.

Please use the abstract template found here

Submission form found here.

Please review these example abstracts: Example 1Example 2Example 3.


Prepare and deliver a 12-minute presentation with 3-minute Q&A during the symposium. So please be on the lookout for the link we will send if you are not in Utah attending.

Prepare your video according to the following instructions:
– MP4 format, preferably less than 250 MB
– no longer than 12 minutes.

If you will be presenting PowerPoint slides. The slides will be loaded in the break prior to your session.


Please prepare a 5-minute presentation of your poster, to present your work in the poster session during the symposium. We will also ask you to print a poster (no larger than 36”x48”) to present if you are attending in person.

Presenters are asked to pre-record their poster presentation and upload it along with their poster file to this form by April 15th. These files will be available for our virtual attendees in an online forum.

Prepare your file and presentation according to the following instructions:


  • File format: PNG or JPEG
  • Width: 1980px
  • Height: 1080px
  • Maximum file size: 25MB
  • Minimum font size: 16px
  • No transparent background


  • MP4 format, preferably less than 250 MB
  • No longer than 5 minutes.
  • The following websites contain suggested instructions on how to record using zoom and suggested best practices for recording presentation videos:

Example poster format: NORA Poster


As we get nearer to the symposium date, You will be contacted with regard to your presentation time. We hope that all presenters will be able to attend the whole conference. If you have a scheduling conflict, please advise Toni Chambers as to the preferred time for your presentation and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Interested persons are encouraged to contact Dr. Merryweather with questions about abstracts or presentations.