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Call for Abstracts

You are invited to submit your abstract for consideration for presentation in poster format at the 26th Annual MAD-ID Meeting. The submission deadline is Monday, April 22, 2024 (or earlier if the abstract limit is reached).


All abstracts concerning Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infectious Diseases Pharmacotherapy are welcome. Posters remain on display for the duration of the conference, and the abstracts and posters will be included in the electronic meeting materials and conference app.


There is a poster session for all participants on Thursday, May 9th, 2024. If your poster is accepted, you (or a registered representative who you assign) must be present at this poster session to answer questions regarding your abstract.

** The presenting author must be an author on the abstract or it will not be accepted. **

The poster display boards accommodate a maximum poster size of 8’ wide x 4’ tall. Recommended poster sizes are 8’ x 4’ (243cm x 121cm) or 7’ x 3.5’ (212cm x 106cm). Push pins are provided.

All abstracts should be 3250 characters or less. Character count includes abstract title, author name(s) credentials (if included), affiliation(s), city/state, all content entered for Background, Methods, Results, and Conclusions, and all spaces.

** No pictures, figures, or diagrams will be accepted.**


A limited number of $500.00 grants for students and trainees are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. In addition, the grant recipient will receive complimentary registration to the 26th Annual MAD-ID Meeting. 

** Please wait to register for the meeting until you receive confirmation of your grant request.**


The requirements to be awarded grant assistance are as follows:

  1. Only abstracts presenting completed work are eligible; research-in-progress submissions do not qualify for a grant.

  2. Applicant must be in a full-time training program (residency or fellowship) or a full-time student. No more than 2 awards may be given to a training program (residents, fellows, or college students).

  3. Applicant must be the first author and must present the poster on Thursday, May 9th from 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm at the Scientific Poster Session and Reception.

  4. Applicant must reside more than 50 miles one-way from Orlando, FL.

  5.  Applicant must agree to attend the entire meeting (from Wednesday, May 8th at 4:00 pm to Saturday, May 11th at 12:30 pm).

  6. Applicant must book their hotel accommodations at the Omni Orlando at ChampionsGate (MAD-ID headquarters hotel). 

Both original and encore submissions may receive the grant however grant approval preference is given to original submissions/presentations.

Should you have any questions regarding the abstract submission process, please contact Emily Milliot at 203-223-3201 or or Carolyn Browning at 203-240-1633 or


The link to the abstract portal is: Submitter Login Page - Call for Abstracts - 26th Annual MAD-ID Meeting (

Note, be sure to “save” your information as you complete each of the tasks – green “check marks” will show next to each task as they are completed


     Step 1: Create an account under New Users

     Step 2: Click the “Join Now” purple pill button Step 3: Complete the required information with                 the red (*) asterisk

     Step 4: Enter your personal “access key” for your password

     Step 5: Click the “Create Account” purple pill button

     Step 6: Read the Privacy Notice, click the Consent box, type your name, and click the                              “Continue” purple pull button to take you to the abstract submission page

     Step 7: Under Abstracts, click “Click here to begin new abstract”

     Step 8: Enter all information as requested by the system

     Step 9: Under Task List, enter your abstract information and “save” your information after                       each task is completed

     Step 10: Once all tasks are completed and have green “check marks,” click the “Save                                Abstract” purple pill button

     Step 11: You will see a confirmation on the screen with an Abstract ID number, click “Submit”                    and you will also receive an email summary of your submission


The Scientific Committee will review your abstract submission and you will be notified via email of its approval or if additional information/corrections are needed.

When you receive your abstract approval email there will be instructions on how to upload a PDF of your poster in the CadmiumCD portal.


If you submitted a travel grant request and it was approved, the email will also provide a code to waive your registration fee.

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