- Any member or affiliate of the AAS may submit an abstract.
- The abstract must be submitted through the online system.
- A nonmember may submit an abstract.
- Pending members of the AAS/HEAD may submit an abstract. Please contact the Membership Department to submit your membership applications.
- Submission of an abstract indicates all authors agree to adhere to AAS/HEAD meeting policies and code of conduct
- Presenters must be listed as the first author on the paper.
- Presenting/first author must register for the meeting.
- Presenting/first author must be the presenter at the meeting.
- On rare occasions, AAS/HEAD will consider exceptions to this rule in the case of a major illness or other emergencies. The first author should e-mail the Science Organizing Committee in advance of the presentation, explaining the situation and suggesting a backup presenter.
- Any AAS member may submit an abstract. You can verify your membership status in the Member Directory.
- Suspended/Inactive members must reinstate their membership.
- Suspended/Inactive affiliates must reinstate their membership.
- Undergraduate nonmembers must submit an abstract as a nonmember and are subject to the usual rules governing the presentation of abstracts by nonmembers.
- Society of Physics Student Affiliates are considered nonmembers for abstract submission and may register at the Undergraduate Student Member rate.
Abstracts Per Meeting
You may submit the following Regular abstracts per meeting:
One (1) free Oral Research Contributed abstract or poster
There are no limitations to Poster submissions (1st one is free )
Additional abstracts beyond 1 will be $45.00 per additional submitted abstract.
In addition, you may be invited to give an oral presentation in one of the following types of sessions:
Plenary Session (prize or invited talk) or Special Session, invited abstracts will not count against your 1st free research contributed entry.
If you have not submitted any Regular abstracts of any type listed above, you may submit one Late-breaking Poster abstract.
There is no limit to the number of abstracts that you may co-author. NOTE: The abstract body text can be a maximum of 2,250 characters (which includes letters, numbers, punctuation, and symbols/special characters).