Abstract Submission

Please follow the “Abstract Submission Guidelines” listed below to submit an abstract for consideration for oral or poster presentations at CannMed 2018. 

Abstract Submission Guidelines


  • Deadline for submissions is Friday, June 1, 2018.
  • Presenters will be selected and notified no later than June 15, 2018. Selected abstract presenters will receive a refund of the fees they paid to attend the conference.
  • Submissions will be considered from research, clinical practice, or medical cannabis development, related to the endocannabinoid system, the role of cannabinoids, diagnosis and treatment of neurological and other diseases, strain development and production, or other related areas of interest.
  • Abstract must be submitted by, and if selected, presented by the first author or one of the co-authors.
  • Abstracts submitted for oral presentation may be recommended for poster presentation if selected and the speaking schedule becomes full.
  • The abstract PDF file should include:
    • submitter’s contact information
    • abstract title and type (poster or oral abstract)
    • list of authors
    • authors’ affiliations
    • abstract (approximately 300-500 words), which consists of:
      • a sentence stating the objective of the study;
      • a brief statement of the methods used, if pertinent;
      • a summary of the results obtained;
      • and a statement of the conclusions. It is not satisfactory to say “the results will be discussed.”