2018 UAA Conference Deadlines


  • October 1, 2017 — Proposal Submission Deadline
    12 midnight Central Standard Time OR 5:00am GMT; Submission system closes at 12:01am.
    (Late abstracts/proposals are not accepted. No exceptions!)


  • November 30, 2017 — Review Decisions & Online Registration Opens
    Proposal acceptance/rejection notices sent via e-mail.


  • February 1, 2018—Registration Deadline (For all persons listed in the conference program)
    12 midnight Central Standard Time OR 5:00am GMT.This is the registration deadline for all persons listed in the conference program.
    Warning: Your name will be removed from the program if you fail to register by this date. There are no exceptions to this registration deadline.
  • February 15, 2018 — Final Refund Deadline
    Last day to withdraw from the conference and receive a partial refund (i.e., registration fee minus $95 processing fee).
    Also, last day to receive a partial refund for meal/reception/tour ticket purchases (i.e., ticket fee minus 10% processing fee).Beginning February 16, no refunds are allowed for registration or meal/reception/tour tickets.

  • February 15, 2018 — Changes to Abstract or Program Listing Deadline
    Last day to make any changes in your abstract or presentation listing on the conference program. After February 15, only changes in presenter/moderator OR withdrawals will be made to the online program.


  • March 1, 2018— Accepted International Presenters — Deadline for requesting Certificate of Attendance

  • March 12, 2018 — Hotel Rate Expires
    UAA has negotiated discounted room rates at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel. However, these rates only apply if there are empty rooms available in our “block.” Warning: For 2018, we expect the block to fill before the hotel rate expiration date. You are advised to reserve your room no later than February 1.

  • March 21, 2018 — Paper Submission to Moderator Deadline
    Deadline for submitting papers (via e-mail) to panel moderators. The UAA Executive Office will send an email to presenters with moderator information prior to this deadline.