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Annual NEALS Meeting

The 15th Annual NEALS Meeting

The 2016 Annual NEALS Meeting will be held October 5 - 7, 2016 at the Opal Sands Resort in Clearwater Beach, Florida.

Registration and Schedule of Events
All NEALS members are invited to attend.  To access the NEALS registration page, please contact Tara Lincoln, NEALS Program Director ( To view the tentative schedule of events, please click here. Please note that the schedule of events is subject to change.

On behalf of the NEALS Abstract Committee, we invite you to submit an abstract for presentation at the 2016 Annual NEALS Meeting.  The deadline to submit an abstract for the Annual NEALS Meeting has been extended to EOD on Friday, August 19th, 2016.  Please direct your abstract(s) and any questions to Tara Lincoln, NEALS Program Director, at Each abstract should be limited to 350 words and contain the background, hypothesis, methods, results to date (if ongoing) and discussion/conclusions.  

Any abstract related to either clinical or basic science investigations is welcome.  Collaborative projects are especially encouraged.  Individuals may submit more than 1 abstract.  All abstracts will be reviewed for presentation as either a formal 15 minute talk (plus Q&Aor poster presentation to be held during the meeting. Additionally, this year two abstract awards will be given to poster presenters – one for a clinical investigation, and one for a basic science investigation. These will be determined based on initial committee review with winners to be announced during Thursday’s general session.

Annual Meeting questions can be directed to Tara Lincoln at


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