Guidelines for Submitting an Abstract

How to submit an abstract to the 2024 Canadian Glycomics Symposium

Call for Abstracts Open only for Poster Submission. 

Abstracts must be original research work and the content relevant to glycomics. Abstracts will be rejected by the reviewers if the abstract is not appropriate, or promotional in nature. Please note that the poster session is open to the public. We strongly recommend not to include any proprietary information in the abstract.

Call for poster Abstracts closes March 31, 2024. 

*Notifications on abstract decisions will be sent in late March 2024.

Checklist Before Submission

Document Type

Submit a WORD (*.doc, *docx) file, and name your file as
“first name_last name.doc“.

Abstract Length

500 words or less, and must fit within a single letter-sized page with 1″ margins (top, bottom, left, right).


The title should be entered in sentence case and in bold. Capitalize only the first letter of the title, any proper nouns or acronyms, and the first word after a colon (;).
Sample title: Automating mass spectrometry-based quantitative glycomics.

Authors and Institutions

Presenting author should be underlined. If there are multiple authors on the abstract with multiple affiliated institutions, each author should be superscripted for respective affiliated institutions.

Abstract Body

Do not include self-citations, references, keywords, bibliographies, acknowledgements, support/grants, or disclaimer in your abstract.

Font and Style

All content should be in Arial 11 pt. Ensure glyphs are in Arial font. Leave one blank line between paragraphs and do not indent new paragraphs.


Black and white figures and tables may be included in the abstract if space permits. Ensure all graphics are in high resolution (300 dpi) and inserted at the original (100%) size.

Sample Abstract