Call for Abstracts

SPS '18 - Innovations in Transforming Waste to Value-Added Products


Program Selection for New Submissions

  • Click the "Begin A Submission" button for the Program you wish to submit to.
  • Note: A Program Title will only have a "Begin a Submission" button if it is currently accepting new submissions.
  • Note: Once you click the button for a Program, you will immediately enter the online submission process. You will first be prompted to Select a Topic (ie Session), then you will enter the Title information, then the Authors and finally the Paper/Abstract Text.
  • General Submissions will be considered for talks and if they are not selected, will automatically be considered as posters.

How to Submit:

  1. Select Topic

    Choose the session in which you would like to present your paper/abstract. Please note that session chairs and program organizers may move your presentation to a different session if they deem it a more appropriate fit elsewhere.
  2. Title

    Enter your title, submitter's email address, and any comments to organizers. After submitting this step, the email entered will receive a link to your submission and a paper ID and password. Retain this for future reference.
  3. Authors

    Enter author name, affiliation, and contact information, and designate the presenting author.
  4. Paper/Abstract Text

    You will be able to copy/paste your paper/abstract into a text box. You are limited to 300 words, including references.
  5. Confirmation

    You will have a chance to look over the submission to make sure all is complete.
  6. General Instructions & Answers to FAQs

    • When submitted, your abstract automatically will be viewable to session chairs.
    • The author retains all rights, including copyright and may submit the abstract or paper to another publication.
    • Abstracts may be viewed and modified at any time between submission and the deadline, using the assigned ID# and password. Presenting authors will be automatically informed of the unique ID numbers and passwords assigned to their abstracts.
    • Names will be automatically hidden during the abstract review process and will be automatically inserted and properly formatted upon publication.
    • Session chairs and program organizers may move your presentation to a different session if they deem it a more appropriate fit elsewhere.
  7. Technical Support

    For help in submitting an abstract online, email Tech Support.

Begin a submission to the following:

Abstract Submissions

New Submissions Closed

Poster Submissions

Deadline for New Submissions: Thursday, November 15, 2018