Abstract Submission

Southern Section Abstract Submission 2020:

Event Date: March 14-16, 2020

Event Location: Birmingham, Alabama

Registration Open Dates: Nov 15, 2019

Abstract Submissions Opens: Nov 15, 2019

All abstract deadlines are at 11:59 PM EST on the dates listed below:

February 28, 2020:

  • Deadline to be considered for a concurrent talk.
  • Travel Grants Applications available through the abstract submission for those who apply by this date.

March 7, 2020:

  • Deadline for poster abstract submissions to be included in the meeting booklet and to receive a poster number. Abstracts must be complete and the primary poster presenter must be registered for the conference by this date.


  • The Southern Section Program Committee invites abstracts (maximum 300 words or 2,000 characters) that report new scientific research developments in diverse areas of Plant Biology.
  • Abstracts are welcome from scientists and students in all sectors, including academia, industry, government, and education.
  • Each attendee can have up to two (2) abstract submissions, only one may be entered into the competition.
  • Poster Session: poster size limit 3 feet across by 4 feet high.