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March 25–28, 2023

CNS 2023 | General Submissions Requirements

The following requirements apply to all submissions.

Submission Type

For the CNS 2023 Annual Meeting you may make a Poster Submission and a Symposium submission. Both submissions are now being accepted for the 2023 meeting. If you want to be considered for a data blitz session then you MUST check the appropriate box during the poster submission process and submit your poster by the December 5, 2022 deadline.

CNS 2023 is an in person event to be held March 25-28, 2023 in San Francisco, CA.

*Please note if you are submitting a symposium then you must have confirmation from every speaker that they will be present at the meeting.  If you are submitting a poster then you will be expected to present your poster in San Francisco.

**Please note that posters can be virtual if you are unable to travel due to covid (positive test), travel banned country, or severe sickness. All posters will be presented live in-person at CNS 2023 and will have an optional virtual presentation in addition to the live presentation. This supports the society’s membership’s desire for increased access.

Submissions Deadlines:

Symposia Submissions Deadline October 17, 2022
Poster Submissions Deadline December 5, 2022
Datablitz Consideration Deadline December 5, 2022
GSA/PFA Application Deadline December 5, 2022

Submission Process

The submission process comprises the following steps.

    • Create a New CNS Meeting Account – To create a new CNS Meeting Account (for purposes of registering or submitting an abstract), you must first verify that your CNS membership is paid through March 30, 2023. After clicking the ‘Create an Account’ button, you will be taken to the membership page to verify your membership. If you are not a CNS member paid through March 30, 2023, you will be given an opportunity to join or renew.
    • Create an Account Profile – After verifying your membership you will be returned to the page to create your account profile. By default, your account profile will contain the information from your CNS membership account. You can change this information before creating your CNS Meeting Account.
    • Make Your Submission – On your CNS Meeting Account home page, click either the Symposium Submission button or the Poster Submission button.

Membership Requirement

You must be a CNS member to submit and your membership must be current at the time of submission. Your CNS membership will be checked at the time you create your CNS Meeting Account. You can create a CNS Meeting Account as a Non-Member, but you will be limited to meeting registration only; non-members cannot make abstract submissions. To join or renew your CNS membership, please see the Join or Renew Membership page. It is less expensive to join CNS and register as member than to register as a non-member.

One Submission Rule

An individual may be FIRST AUTHOR on only ONE poster abstract submission. Individuals may, however, be co-authors on more than one submission. When making a submission, please check with the appropriate authors to ensure that this rule is being followed.

Submission Revisions

You can log into your CNS Meeting Account at any time to revise your submission. Absolutely no revisions will be allowed for Symposia revisions after the deadline of October 17, 2022. Absolutely no revisions will be allowed for Poster revisions after the deadline of December 5, 2022.

Submission Fee

The fee to submit an abstract is $75 (U.S. funds). This submission fee is not refundable.

During the submission process, you will be directed to our secured online payment system. You can pay your submission fee by credit card online.

If the payment site is temporarily down or not functioning properly, please try again later. Your submission cannot be made until your registration and submission fees are paid. If you have problems paying, please .

Submission Verification

You can verify the content of your abstract submission by viewing the ‘Verify Submission’ page in your CNS Meeting Account. This page also provides a button for emailing yourself a copy of your submission.

Confirmation of Acceptance

The review committee will review all submitted symposium proposals in October. Notification of acceptance or non-acceptance will be emailed in mid-November. Only the Submitting Author will receive email acknowledgments from CNS. All correspondence from CNS will go to the email address defined in your CNS Meeting Account profile.

The review committee will review all submitted poster proposals in December. Notification of acceptance or non-acceptance will be emailed in mid-January.  Only the Submitting Author will receive email acknowledgments from CNS. All correspondence from CNS will go to the email address defined in your CNS Meeting Account profile.

Make a Submission

Click link below to start the submission process.

Submit a Poster

Submit a Symposium