Midwest LRIG 2019 Spring Conference

The Crossroads of Laboratory Automation:

From Process to Reporting

 

 

Call for Abstracts 

Showcase your research by participating in this leading scientific program geared especially towards life scientists and engineers whose interests include: drug discovery and development, assay development and screening, laboratory automation and high-throughput technologies, advanced microscopy and imaging, micro-nano technologies, molecular diagnostics and biomarkers, scientific informatics, bioanalytical techniques, and drug target biology.

 

Abstract submissions from academia, government and industry are welcome.

• Podium presentations are 25-30 minutes in length including questions and answers.

• The title and body of the abstract may not exceed 250 words

•At the close of the applicable submission period, all abstracts will be reviewed by the MWLRIG 2018 Program Committee to determine which abstracts are accepted into the program.

 

Commercialism/Marketing Policy
Speakers are to refrain from the use of brand names and specific product endorsement whenever possible.  Talks by technical scientists from instrument manufacturers are acceptable however must be centered on the advancement of science associated with the product rather than the product itself. No infomercials. Negative remarks about a particular company or brand are prohibited.

 

Diversity
Midwest LRIG values the diversity of its membership and the contributions each member makes to the education of its members. Midwest LRIG will not tolerate comments of a sexual nature nor negative remarks about ethnicity, alternative lifestyles, or physically or mentally challenged individuals. Profanity is prohibited. Speakers must refrain from overt statements or pointed humor that disparages the rightful dignity and social equity of any individual or group.

 

Conference Expenses
Authors whose abstracts are accepted are responsible for their own travel and lodging expenses.

 

Accepted Abstracts

•A member of the MWLRIG 2019 Program Committee will contact all of those selected with information regarding scheduling and speaker agreements.

• It is expected all speakers will adhere to policies and deadlines established to ensure accurate and timely information to MWLRIG members.

• Primary Presenters are responsible for communicating with co-authors regarding acceptance or rejection, deadlines and all other submission details.

• MWLRIG may record presentations and make those recordings available to members and participants. Speakers who prefer not be recorded can do so upon request.

 

Abstracts may be submitted prior to Feb 15, 2019 via email to Program Director Dan Bradford