Q: Is there a PowerPoint template? Am I required to use it?
A: An optional PowerPoint template for presenters is available. You are not required to use it, but we urge you to use the template to ensure you include all the required information.
Q: Am I required to submit proceedings?
A: No, but we strongly encourage it; see the Proceedings Paper Template for more guidance
Q: Can I submit an extended abstract instead of a proceedings paper?
A: Yes; an extended abstract must be at least 500 words. You’ll use the same template but remove the top paragraph marked as "abstract" and use the two-column format for the whole thing.
Q: How do I submit my paper to the proceedings?
A: Submit your optional proceedings paper via the submission site. If you do not see a stage entitled "Proceedings Upload" it is because you have yet to submit the previous stage, "Author and Abstract Updates."
Q: When must papers be submitted?
A: Papers must be submitted by February 21st, by 11:59 PM EST.
Q: What are the logistical requirements and guidelines for my Poster?
A: Please refer to the Poster Logistics Document and review the Guidelines for Preparing and Arranging Posters.
Q: Is there an on-site poster printing service?
A: Yes, the Hilton Chicago Hotel is offering a special discount on poster printing services for this symposium. More information can be found here.
Q: When do I present my poster?
A: You will receive your assigned poster time via email, but it will be part of one of two Poster Receptions, either Monday or Tuesday, 4:45 PM – 6:15 PM.
Q: Do all authors need to register for the Symposium?
A: The presenter for any poster or presentation must be registered for the Symposium. Speakers register at the regular conference rate.
Q: Can I register as a student?
A: To receive student pricing, you must be able to provide a valid University ID at registration and be actively enrolled.
Q: Where can I check the status of my submission?
A: Please log into paper submission system: https://ssl.linklings.net/conferences/HFESHCS/ to see the current status of your submission.
Q: I can’t log into the paper management system!
A: Please use the Forgot Password link on the landing page of the paper submission system (https://ssl.linklings.net/conferences/HFESHCS). If you do not receive an email to update your password, please email email@example.com.
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