Frequently Asked Questions

How do I pay?

After you submit your abstract, we will approve it and send you a submission ID number. Using that number, you can pay using the link provided in the registration confirmation e-mail or using the "Payment Portal” located in the left-hand menu

Can I participate if I do not pay?

No. If payment has not been received by the deadline, your abstract will be withdrawn.

Can I submit an old project?

If your project has not been previously published or published by the event date, you can submit your abstract.

Can we submit case studies?


What is the attire?

During your presentation, it is recommended that you dress professionally. All other events, business casual or casual dress.

Will submitting an abstract and presenting give me credit at my educational institution?


If I have more than one abstract accepted, does this affect my registration fee?

You will only have to pay registration fees one time.

Does the Character count include spaces?

Spaces do count as a part of the 2500 character count and some formulas may increase the character count as well. We have discovered that various character-counting programs have different counts based upon the version and/or internet source. You are responsible for ensuring that your submission meets the correct character count.

Are submissions publicly accessible?

No, only people who have access to the virtual platform will be able to access the videos. Presenters will be granted access to the virtual platform automatically. Non-presenters can pay $5 for guest access to the virtual platform.

How should I format my presentation?


Important Dates

  • Early Bird Abstract Deadline: March 29, 2021
  • Early Bird Registration Deadline ($75): March 31, 2021
  • Abstract Deadline: April 28, 2021
  • Poster/Oral Materials Submission Deadline: April 30, 2021
  • Osler Essay Contest Deadline: April 30, 2021
  • Registration Deadline ($100): April 30, 2021
  • NSRF Forum: Friday-Saturday, May 14-15, 2021

Ticket Information:

  • Early Bird Registration Fee (On/Before March 31, 2021): $75
  • Registration Fee (After March 31, 2021): $100
  • Guest Fee: $5