Submit an Abstract to CDDW™

Now accepting abstract submissions for GRIT, Research Topics, and CDDW™! We’ve made some changes this year, please read the following carefully, then click on the link to submit your abstract. 


New this year:

  • New deadline: Please note the deadline for all abstract submissions is October 12, 202223h59 EST. The system will lock at this time and no further submissions or changes will be allowed.
  • Abstract submissions are free!
  • Conflict of Interest: this is required for ALL authors and is to be submitted with your abstract.



  • We are accepting abstract submissions for CDDW™, Research Topics, and GRIT. Please select your abstract type carefully, once your abstract is submitted the submission type cannot be changed.
  • GRIT and RESEARCH TOPICS: Only one abstract per applicant is allowed for submission to the trainee programs. Your abstract will automatically be submitted to the core CDDW™ conference.
  • CDDW™: There is no limit to the number of abstracts you can submit to the core CDDW™ conference.
  • You may not submit an abstract that has been published/presented at another meeting and remains unchanged i.e. no new data/findings.



  • Some submission types may be eligible for awards.
  • You will be asked to indicate your desire for your abstract to be considered for an award by selecting the appropriate option.
  • Please note you may be required to upload supplemental documentation if you apply for an award.