Annual Meeting: Submit an Abstract

Welcome! Thank you for your interest in participating in the 2019 SSA Annual Meeting in Seattle, Washington. You’ve reached the right place to submit an abstract or Lightning Talk or request a Visa letter. Please take the following steps to begin:

  1. Log in to your SSA account.
    • If you do not have an SSA account, you can create one by selecting “Register for an Account.”
  2. Update your profile.
    • Make sure your information appears as you would like it to be printed in the Annual Meeting program.
  3. After you update your profile, you will be granted access to the SSA submission system.

If you need a Visa letter, but you do not have an SSA account and do not wish to create one, please write In your email, please include your name, institution, mailing address and reason for attending the Annual Meeting (e.g., “I’m presenting an abstract” or “I’m convening a session”).

Abstracts have a character limit of 2,000 characters including spaces.

If you have any questions about the submission process or your Visa letter, please contact us at

If you have an SSA account, please log in:

If you do not have an SSA account, please register for one here (at no cost):
Register for an Account