Cogan Ophthalmic History Society

2018 Annual Meeting

Abstract Submission Form


Abstracts are limited to 300 words, not including title or section headings.  Longer abstracts will be cut off at 300 words in the program. Oral presentations will be limited to 15 minutes or 10 minutes (please choose one), with five additional minutes for discussion.


January 22, 2018:  First round of abstract submissions closes.  Submissions received by this date will be given priority in scheduling.  Acceptances will be made on a rolling basis.

January 25, 2018:  First round of acceptances closes .

March 1, 2018:  Final date for submission of abstracts.  NOTE:  abstracts received after January 22 may be accepted for poster presentation if all meeting presentation slots are full.  

March 9, 2018:  All titles and abstracts must be submitted in their final form and the program will be finalized and printed.  This will be the final deadline.  


Abstracts may be structured (Introduction; Methods; Results; Conclusions) or narrative. Required fields on the form are indicated with an asterisk*.

Submit online using the 'submit' button below, via email  ( or by post to:  Pamela Sieving, 7309 Bannockburn Ridge Court, Bethesda, Maryland 20817.  NOTE:  after submission, you will see a "Thank you!" message, and will receive an email from Pam Sieving within 24 hours.

Download a print-friendly version of the abstract submission form here.


Name *
Presentation Length *
Preferred Presentation Date *