97th Annual Meeting

ABEA's 97th Annual Meeting will be held in conjunction with COSM on April 26-28, 2017 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, California. ABEA is pleased to join ALA and ELS for an additional combined half-day meeting on April 28th.

To view the Scientific Program, click here now.

To view the ABEA Program Book for the 97th Annual Meeting, click here now.


ABEA will hold a Centennial Celebration Gala on Thursday, April 27 at 7:15 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt. Members and Non-Members may purchase tickets online by clicking here now. For additional information, email ABEA at abea@facs.org

For information on the hotel, transportation and to register - please visit COSM directly at

Presenter Information:

Presenters: A/V Guidelines - click here now.

Poster Presenters: Guidelines and Poster Submission Information 

Notifications to Authors will be sent out no later than February 2017. 

Other important dates:

Manuscript Submission for Awards - February 20, 2017 

Notification of Awards - No later than April 5, 2017

Manuscript Submission for ALL Presentations - April 13, 2017

Poster Submission Opens - TBD

Poster Submission Closes - April 12, 2014



All presenters of panels, papers and posters are responsible for their own registration fee and travel expenses.