Bringing CNS Members Together to Make Children’s Lives Better


Regular abstract submissions have closed.

Thank you to everyone who submitted. We received a record breaking 466 submissions this year.  
Notification of acceptance for presentation will be emailed on or before June 26.  
(note the change in date to allow for thorough review of this record-breaking number of abstracts).  

Important Dates

June 26
Regular Abstract Acceptance Emails 

August 12
Late Breaking Abstracts Open 

August 30
Late Breaking Abstracts Close 

November 12
Guided Poster Tours 1&2 

November 13
Platform Presentations 

Frequently Asked Question

Can non-authors present?  
Only listed authors can present posters.  

What are the requirements for Late Breaking Abstracts?
Late Breaking Abstracts must satisfy one of the two following criteria:

  1. Abstract describes a major clinical trial that is likely to have a significant impact on clinical practice, using data unavailable by the regular abstract submission deadline of April 26, 2024, OR
  2. Abstract describes a discovery representing a major advance in the field based on a critical experiment(s) performed after the regular abstract deadline of April 26, 2024.

Can changes/updates be made to the abstract? How is that done?  
Unfortunately, changes cannot be made once an abstract is submitted. However, you may update your final poster if there are no significant changes to your results and conclusion.

What is the size of the poster? Is there a template?  
Poster dimensions will be posted here shortly.  

What is the poster drop off and pickup times?  
Poster drop off and pickup times will be communicated closer to the meeting date.  

When are the specific poster times for presenters to stand by their posters?  
Presenters are encouraged to stand by their posters during designated poster sessions. Times will be specified in the event schedule and listed here closer to the meeting date.  

When are the guided poster tours?  
Guided poster tours times will be posted closer to the meeting date.