Submit a Session

Convening a session gives you the opportunity to help shape the SSA meeting and make new connections. SSA encourages assembling a diverse group of conveners in order to encourage the submission of abstracts. Diversity is key to advancing science.

Read tips from past session conveners on the SSA website.

Submission Deadline

23 September 2021 at 5 p.m. Pacific.

Session proposal requirements:

  • Title (no more than 100 characters including spaces),
  • Description of the session (no more than two paragraphs and 2,000 characters including spaces),
  • Name, affiliation and contact information of at least two conveners. You may include up to twelve conveners per session.

There is no fee to submit a technical session proposal. Review last year’s technical sessions for guidance and inspiration.

For questions about proposing a session, please contact the meeting co-chairs at For technical questions about submitting your session proposal, please contact SSA at

The co-chairs will issue decisions on session proposals by November.

The deadline to submit a session has passed.

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