Late Breaking Abstracts

Late Breaking Submissions are Now Closed

The Late Breaking Abstract category emphasizes ongoing clinical or basic research of an extraordinary nature which warrants expedited presentation. The research must be new and of sufficient scientific importance to merit expedited presentation and publication. Key aspects of the research must have been conducted after April 9, 2019.  

Click here to view the 2019 ANA Late Breaking Abstract Guidelines

Late Breaking Abstracts will be prominently displayed during the poster sessions at the Annual Meeting. A limited number of abstracts are selected, with selection based on scientific merit, timeliness, and anticipated interest to the membership.

Please note: The main 2019 ANA Call for Abstracts process closed on April 9, 2019.

Acceptance notifications will be emailed to the presenting/contact authors in August 2019. 

If you wish to withdraw your abstract or are unable to attend 144th ANA Annual Meeting, please email by Friday, September 6th.

2019 Abstract Fees

Payment is determined by the submitter's ANA membership account status. 

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Accepted abstracts are organized into scientific poster sessions.  The presenting /contact author will receive specific presentation information including the date and time of their poster presentation, an assigned poster number and poster guidelines.


Sunday, October 13, Noon - 7:00 pm
Poster presenters will be in attendance from 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Monday, October 14, Noon - 6:30 pm
Poster presenters will be in attendance from 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm


Please note that the abstract fee does not include registration to the annual meeting.  The presenting/contact authors are expected to register for the 144th ANA Annual Meeting and present their abstracts in a poster session.  If the presenting / contact author cannot attend, presentation by a co-author is acceptable. 

If no one can present, please email immediately to mark your abstract as “withdrawn.”