Poster Session


Poster Session

All SCAN members including students are invited to submit abstracts for the 2019 Symposium Poster Session. You do not need to be a SCAN member to submit an abstract. Submissions using only the official application form only must be sent to

Abstract acceptance will be based on a peer review process and relevance to SCAN’s mission.

Decisions on acceptance will be made and applicants notified mid February.

A call for Late Breaking Abstracts will be sent mid-February with a submission deadline of March 22, 2019 by 5:00 PM (CST). Notification of acceptance will be sent by Monday, April 1, 2019.

Posters will be judged and cash prizes will be awarded to the first-place poster in each of three categories: Professional, Graduate Student, and Undergraduate Student. Winners will be announced at the SCAN Symposium.


Abstract Submission

Content and formatting instructions as provided on the Abstract Application Form must be followed precisely. Student submissions must include a letter from the faculty advisor approving the abstract for consideration and containing the advisor’s email address. Abstracts must conform to one of the following categories:
  1. Research abstracts include a brief description of  the author’s original research, methodology, major findings, and conclusions or implications for practice.
  2. Project or program report abstracts contain information about the purpose of the project or program; the theory or previous research upon which it is based; the unique characteristics of the project or program; the characteristics of the subjects or target audience involved and the type of evaluation for the project or program.
  3. Excellence in practice tools and strategies abstracts contain a description of the author’s innovative practice tools or strategies, methodology, targeted audience, an explanation of application in practice, and evaluation outcomes, if available.