Submit a Workshop Abstract for the
45th Annual NSH Symposium/Convention

The 45th Annual NSH Symposium/Convention will take place September 20-25, 2019 in New Orleans, LA.  The purpose of the National Society for Histotechnology Symposium/Convention is to provide an interchange of ideas pertinent to histotechnology and to advance professional growth, standards, knowledge, and performance in histotechnology through continuing and formal educational programs.

The program will cover both clinical and research histology topics and will have a variety of presentation styles - lecture, interactive roundtables, hands-on demonstrations and panel discussions.  New this year all workshop slots are 60 minutes.  If your proposed workshop requires additional time please submit separate abstracts as a Part 1 & Part 2 describing what will be covered in each hour long session.  

Hands On Demonstration aka Wet Workshop Submissions
Speakers wishing to submit a hands on “wet workshop” must include a description of all equipment, chemicals and reagents being used at the time of submission.  If the submission is missing this information it will not be considered by the committee.  All presenters who are selected to present a wet workshop must follow the safety guidelines for workshops created by the NSH Health & Safety Committee.  All wet workshops will be provided a minimum of two hours and can be allotted three hours if requested.

All abstracts must be submitted electronically through the form linked below by February 8, 2018.  Abstracts received after the deadline or with incomplete information will not be considered. 

Important Dates
January 4: Online Abstract Submissions Open 
February 8: Online Abstract Submission Deadline
March 7: Abstract Acceptance/Rejection Notification Emails Sent
March 14: Revised Abstracts Due
April 1: Final Program Announced

Before submitting your abstract please review NSH's speaker polices. All chosen speakers will be required to abide by the speaker policies including those on handouts and funding.

Any questions please feel free to contact NSH Director, Meetings & Education, Aubrey Wanner, aubrey@nsh.org.

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