MATA Annual Meeting and Symposium - Student Research Abstract Proposal Guidelines


Instructions for Submission of Abstracts and Process for Review of all Submissions

Please read all instructions before preparing the abstract. Individuals may submit more than one abstract, but no individual may be the primary (presenting) author on more than one paper. The first author must be a student member within the MATA. Each student submission must have a certified member sponsor who is a member of the MATA. All abstracts will undergo blind review. Accepted abstracts will be selected to present a poster at the MATA Annual Meeting & Symposium. Students will be expected to be present at the poster session for a minimum of one hour during the  Annual Meeting and Symposium.  The presentation times typically coincide with exhibitor breaks. The poster can be a maximum of 3’ x 4’.  

Download the full proposal guidlines HERE

Once you complete the web application below do not forget to review the confirmation page and email your full abstract to

Contact Liz Drake at for questions regarding the application process.

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