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Now Accepting Abstracts for 2019 Conference!

Wednesday, January 9, 2019  
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We are pleased to announce that our online abstract submission system is now open!


We invite you to submit an abstract for presentation at the 31st Annual CANO/ACIO Conference, October 20-23, 2019 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.


We encourage you to submit an abstract for the following presentation types:

  • Oral: 20 minutes or 40 minutes
  • Workshop: 90 minutes - Please note that we are accepting 90 minute workshop abstract submissions for the concurrent sessions on days two, three and four (October 21-23, 2019). This is not for the workshop day on day one (October 20, 2019). If you wish to submit a proposal for a half day or full day workshop on the workshop day, please email us at  
  • Poster (printed/paper): Posters are print/paper only and will be viewed on poster boards. Presenters are responsible for printing their own posters and will have 30 minutes to present during a designated date and time. Additional printed/paper poster specifications will be emailed to presenters at a later stage once accepted.

You may input and edit your abstract in the submission system any time before the abstract deadline on March 8, 2019 at 11:59PM EST. Your completed abstract will be reviewed after the abstract submission deadline.


Please click on the following to access:

1- Online Abstract Submission System - Account Information:

  • If you have created a ScholarOne account in the past, you will receive an email with your account information and instructions if you forgot your password. You may login using your previous year's login information.

2- Quick Reference Guide (2016)


Lectureship Awards

The deadline for submissions to the Helene Hudson and Clinical Lectureships is March 8, 2019. CANO Members are able to self-nominate for the lectureships.

  • For a description of the awards and the application process, please click here.
  • To apply, please click here. Please note that your abstract will need to be submitted through the online abstract submission site as well.

If you have any questions, please e-mail

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