Welcome to the abstract portal for the 5th Annual Sickle Cell Warrior Convention. We welcome abstract submissions from sickle cell advocates, non-profits, community organizations and research scientist. Abstracts must not exceed 3000 characters and should be written for a primarily patient/caregiver audience. Submitted abstracts should describe: 1. New and emerging research, 2. Community education, advocacy, outreach or awareness projects primarily involving sickle cell disease, 3. Descriptive summary of a sickle cell organization, or 4. Literature review of a topic deemed of interest to the patient/caregiver community.
All abstract participants are welcome to provide a poster to be displayed in the common convention space for the duration of the meeting. Select presenters will be invited to give an oral presentation of their work. All abstracts must be submitted through this online form ONLY. Abstracts submitted via mail, email or fax will not be considered. The submission deadline is Friday, June 29, 2018, 23:59 EST.
DEADLINE EXTENSION: The deadline to submit an abstract has been extended to Friday, July 20, 2018.
Choose the category that best matches your abstract. (1) Choose CBO Spotlight to provide a synopsis of your CBO, its mission, projects and platforms. (2) Select Community-Engagement Efforts to highlight an outreach initiative dedicated to bridging the gap between stakeholder groups. (3)Select Patient-Powered Research Review to present a summary of a preliminary literature review for a patient-generated research topic. (4) Select Project Summary to present on a specific project or platform initiated by you or your CBO.
Withdrawal: If you want to withdraw an abstract already submitted, please notify us as quickly as possible at firstname.lastname@example.org stating the title and number of the abstract to be withdrawn. Note that, withdrawals accepted after the submission deadline may still appear in publications. All abstract withdrawal requests must be received in writing (via e-mail) by Friday, June 29, 2018, 23:59 EST to avoid printed publications.