Call for e-Papers

The Scientific Program Committee for the 2020 Virtual CAPA/ACAP meeting (Wednesday, November 4th through Friday, November 6th) would like to request submissions of abstracts for podium and poster presentations. The deadline for abstract submissions is Wednesday September 30th, 2020.

All interested individuals are encouraged to register and attend the conference. This being an exceptional year, no registration fee or membership is required for participation in the conference. Full time faculty members are encouraged to renew their membership. Please see the CAPA website for instructions on how to become a member of the association (

To submit an abstract, please use the
Online Submission and Registration System

Please note that there is a limit of one sole- or first-authored paper per person.

Abstracts are required for both types of podium presentations and for posters. Each abstract should explain the significance of the question investigated in the study, outline the prediction(s) tested, and give details of the results of the analysis. Abstracts should not exceed 350 words in length. Please do not include tables, figures, graphs, or references in your abstract.

Please indicate whether you would prefer to give a lightning talk (5 minutes), a regular podium presentation (15 minutes), or a poster; Synchronous or Asynchronous.

Submissions intended for inclusion in an approved symposium should list the symposium title at the time of submission. Please note that there will be poster sessions linked to some podium sessions and symposia this year, so you may request either a podium or poster slot for any symposium.

The Scientific Program Committee will review the abstracts. Every effort will be made to assign presentations to oral or poster sessions as requested, but we cannot guarantee this will always be possible. You will receive notification by email confirming acceptance of your abstract.

Students wishing to have their submissions considered for an award must submit their presentation to the organizing committee by October 17th, 2020.

Questions regarding the submission of your abstract or the scientific program should be directed to the Scientific Program Committee at

Presentations are encouraged in both official languages. If presenters are able to, please consider delivering presentations in one language while having slides in the other or both languages.