ACAAI 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting - Abstract Submission

The College invites you to submit an abstract for the 2020 ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting, Nov 12-16 in Phoenix.

The College offers two options for abstract submission – scientific research and medically challenging cases. Please read the following information carefully, as each category will be submitted separately, with different deadlines.
  • Scientific research abstract submission deadline: July 12
  • Medically challenging case abstract submission deadline: August 2

Scientific Research Abstract Submissions

Deadline: July 12, 2020

NOTE: Don't Delay! All authors must complete a disclosure before the deadline. Any author who has not completed a disclosure will be removed from the abstract. Begin your abstract before the deadline date to ensure all authors are included..

The College is accepting scientific research abstracts for consideration for oral and poster presentation during the meeting. The highest scoring non-commercial scientific research abstracts, will be considered for presentation during the Oral Abstract sessions. All other accepted abstracts will be presented as electronic posters on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Scientific research abstracts submitted by industry will be eligible for consideration as "Distinguished Industry Oral Abstracts" (see details below).

Two new submission categories have been added.

"Quality Improvement" and "COVID-19" abstracts are now being accepted for the ACAAI 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting.

Clemons von Pirquet Awards

Are you a FIT? If the answer is yes, be sure to apply for the Clemons von Pirquet Award when submitting your abstract! You could be one of the three winners to be selected for the 2020 ACAAI Annual Meeting.

Distinguished Industry Oral Abstract Presentations

The College will select the top research abstracts from industry to be designated as Distinguished Industry Oral Abstracts. These will be presented in concurrent sessions on Saturday, November 14 from 4:30–5:30 pm. This special event will take place, unopposed and with refreshments, just prior to the all-popular FIT Bowl.

The deadline for submission of scientific research abstracts is July 12, 2020 (11:59 pm CDT).

View Submission Guidance here.


Medically Challenging Cases Abstract Submission

Deadline: August 2, 2020

Medically challenging cases provide a forum to share challenging cases you have managed and should illustrate one of the following:


 "COVID-19" abstracts are now being accepted for the ACAAI 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting.

  • The management of novel or very uncommon diseases.
  • A common disease presenting in an uncommon way.
  • An uncommon disease masquerading as something more common.
  • Cases which expand understanding of disease pathogenesis.
  • Cases where the teaching point is based on an error.
  • Cases which allow us to re-think established medical lore.
  • Unreported adverse effects of interventions (drug, procedural, or other).

The deadline for submission of medically challenging cases is August 2, 2020 (11:59 pm CDT).

View Submission Guidance here.


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