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How to Start Your Abstract Submission

Click on the link below to get started for your submission.

If you do not have an account in the online submission platform, CATALYST, click on the Register tab.

  • Enter your email address, password and confirm password. Click the Sign up button.
  • An email will be sent to you.
  • Click on the turquoise button in your email labeled, “Confirm Account.”
  • You will receive an email to now log in.
  • Once logged in, a turquoise box will pop up at the top of your screen indicating you have created a submission.
  • Read the Information tab.
  • Complete all the required fields on all the tabs.
  • Click “Save,” on the bottom right of your screen after you complete each tab.
  • Click on the “Submit” button on the bottom right of your screen when you are ready to submit your abstract.

If you already have an account in CATALYST, Login.

  • You will see your submission in the middle of the page and can click on it.
  • You can also create a new submission by clicking on SUBMISSIONS on the left side
  • Then click on “Create Submission,” turquoise button on the right.

For complete instructions about navigating the Abstract Submission process, download the Catalyst Guide.