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This video shows how to add an abstract, and edit your profile.


  • Login: (or use the pop-open section at the top of Every page)
  • The pop-open section has quicklinks to Your Account, and to submit an abstract.
  • You need to be logged into the system with Author permissions to see "Add new Abstract".
  • You need to be logged into the system with Reviewer permissions to see "Add new Review".
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