ACTHIV Call for Abstracts

General Guidelines
The Program Committee of The American Conference for the Treatment of HIV (ACTHIV) invites any health professionals who provide care to persons living with HIV, or are part of an interprofessional team providing care for persons living with HIV, to submit an abstract for consideration in the poster program of this conference. The conference will take place Thursday, April 16 – Saturday, April 18, 2020, in Chicago, Illinois.

This is an excellent opportunity for physicians, physician assistants, advanced practice nurses, nurses, pharmacists, and medical case mangers (including social workers, adherence counselors and treatment advocates) to present unique and/or novel strategies that promote or demonstrate effective, state-of-the-art HIV care.

We invite you to submit case reports and/or case series related to best practices for the treatment and prevention of HIV, Hepatitis B and C, HIV and Hepatitis C-related complications, sexually transmitted infections, and HIV-related opportunistic infections, as well as clinic and health systems-related studies or outcome evaluation related to testing, linkage to care, retention in care and medication adherence.

Formatting Your Abstract

  • Abstracts should be no more than 350 words.  Use simple fonts.
  • Italics, underline, bold, superscript and subscript formatting, Greek characters (both upper and lowercase), scientific characters, charts, tables, and graphs are accepted.
  • Figures are accepted and they do not count towards the word limit.
  • The data must be complete at the time of abstract submission for it to be considered.
  • Always keep an original copy of your submitted abstract.
  • Always proofread your abstract accepted abstracts will be published as submitted.

Abstract Submission
Authors can submit their abstract electronically until March 1, 2020.

Guided Poster Tours
Select posters will be accepted for a guided poster tour which will take place during the meeting.   The session will be led by a moderator.  The presenting author should be present by their poster. Each poster presenter will have a total of 4 minutes (2 minutes for a summary of the poster followed by 2 minutes for discussion. All attendees are encouraged to interact with the presenter and tour moderator during the session.

ACTHIV POLICY ON PREVIOUS PRESENTATION / PUBLICATION OF DATA

ACTHIV does not make or extend claims of copyright on the materials presented by individuals through ACTHIV. Material submitted for presentation at ACTHIV live conference, archives or other venues may have been presented at other venues, if there is no copyright on the material. It is assumed presenters using previously published or presented data have resolved patent matters prior to submission of the abstract. Copyrighted publications should not be submitted verbatim and data should be updated prior to presentation at ACTHIV. Approval should be obtained from co-authors prior to placing their names on the abstract. ACTHIV assumes submitted abstracts denote the co-authors approve their names appear on the abstract.

Abstracts must be submitted with all edits by March 1, 2020.
All paper submissions will be reviewed by the Program Committee. Authors will be notified via email of the status of their proposed poster by March 13, 2020. For those authors who have a selected abstract, you will receive a detailed information packet with specific deadlines and materials preparation requirements.

We look forward to an excellent meeting and the unique contribution these posters will make to the meeting content.