Frequently Asked Questions

What is the deadline for abstract submissions?
The deadline for abstract submissions is 11:59 PM (EST) on May 2, 2017.

How can I submit my abstract?
Abstracts can ONLY be submitted online. The submitter can be reached by selecting “Abstract Submission” from the drop down menu under Abstract Information.

How many abstracts can I submit as first author?
Each first author can submit up to two abstracts.

What is the maximum length for the title of my abstract?
Maximum 150 characters. 

How many characters can be included in my abstract?
The total character count for a single abstract is 2,500.

May I include a table, figure or image with my abstract?
Yes, one table, figure or image may be included in the abstract.

How many authors can be included on my abstract?
The maximum number of authors is 5.

May I submit an abstract if I am not a member of CanWEA?
Yes, you may submit up to two abstracts.

Can I revise my abstract after it has been submitted?
Yes, you may edit your abstract on the submission website until the deadline of 11:59 PM (EST) on May 2.

If I would like to withdraw my abstract what should I do?
If the first author wishes to withdraw his or her abstract from the Annual Conference program, a request must be submitted in writing to prior to the deadline.

When and how will I receive notification about the status of my abstract in the program?
Notification regarding acceptance or rejection of abstracts will be sent by email to the first author by the end of June.  The decision of the CanWEA Program Committee regarding acceptance and presentation of abstracts is final.

I am experiencing technical difficulty with the submitter. Whom should I contact?
For questions regarding technical support, please call +1-800-922-6932 ext 239 between the hours of 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM Monday through Friday, Eastern Standard Time.  You may also email