Registration & Abstracts

KAS / KJAS Annual Meeting - Registration & Abstracts

Abstracts & Presentations
Session Topics
Student Scoring Rubric


Online pre-registration  is closed.

Onsite registration  will be available Friday and Saturday November 3 & 4

Registration prices increased after October 1.
We are raising registration fees this year- after holding them steady for several years. It's still a great value for two full days of science. Thanks for participating!

Before Oct 1: Students $50, Professional members $90, Professional non-members $105
K12 Teachers $0, K12 Junior Academy Participants $0

Oct 1 - Oct 27: Students $55, Professional Members $100, Professional non-members $110
K12 Teachers $0, K12 Junior Academy Participants $0

All registration payments are due by October 28. A late fee of $25 will be assessed after October 28.

October 28 is also the deadline for canceling your registration and requesting a refund.

If someone else is paying for your registration
Please register yourself, and choose " Bill Me" for your payment option. Then forward the email with your invoice to the person who is paying for your registration. They may pay by check or credit card.
Deferred Registration payments are due by October 28.

Abstracts and Presentations

Abstract submission deadline is October 1.
Please register for the meeting before submitting your abstract. Abstracts received with a first author who is not registered for the Annual Meeting will be rejected.

Please review the  Abstract and Presentation Guidelines for the required format for the KAS / KJAS Annual Meeting.
Abstracts must be uploaded following the KAS format. KAS publishes abstracts in our Journal following the Annual meeting and if your abstract does not meet our formatting requirements we may not publish it.
Please review the KAS Plagiarism Policy  in the Guidelines to avoid inadvertent errors. 
6 Tips  for a Great Scientific Presentation


Session Topics
This year we've added two special interdisciplinary themed session (in bold, below). If your presentation fits, we welcome you to submit into that session. Sometimes we need to move talks into other sessions, so we ask for your first choice and second choice sessions when you submit an abstract.

Aerospace Research in Kentucky
Agricultural Sciences
Anthropology and Sociology
Cellular and Molecular Biology
Chemistry: Analytical & Physical
Chemistry: Organic / Inorganic
Computer & Informational Sciences
Environmental Science
Health Sciences
Paleohistology: Dinosaurs under the Microscope
Physics & Astronomy
Physiology and Biochemistry
Science Education
Zoology / Botany

All students at all levels,  presenting research can compete for a high score for their presentation. The scoring rubric allows any student to receive a high score. There are no competitions within sections.  Please refer to the 2023 KAS/KJAS Student scoring form.

All questions about abstracts and presentations should be directed to KAS Program Coordinator Melony Stambaugh.

Annual Meeting Links 2023

Student Scoring Rubric

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Publish Your Research

KAS / KJAS Under 18 Waiver

The Kentucky Academy of Science Annual Meeting is an interdisciplinary professional environment that cultivates scientific discovery and understanding.

Thank you for contributing to our advancement of science by behaving professionally, respectfully and collegially at all times.