Registration & Abstracts

2018 KAS Annual Meeting
November 2-3, Western Kentucky University

Registration and Abstract Submission will be open by  September 1

Early Registration before Oct 1:
Students $35
Professionals $60
Non-Members $85
People not submitting abstracts can register between Oct 1 and Oct 24:
Students $40
Professionals $70
Non-Members $95

NEW for 2018! All payments are due by Oct 24 or an additional $25 surcharge will be assessed.
Early Registration and Abstract Submission deadline is Oct 1.

Please read this page carefully before registering.

Authors must be registered for the meeting before they can submit an abstract. Abstracts received with an unregistered first author will not be accepted.
Registration includes all sessions, and the Friday reception at the Corvette museum.

If someone else is paying for your registration choose the "Bill me" option & see instructions on the form.

Optional items that are free but RSVP is required:
  • Friday workshops
  • Saturday business meeting & lunch
Optional items that you can pay for:
  • Meal tickets for Friday or Saturday for the Fresh dining hall in the Downing Student Union. Fresh is open  Friday until 8:00 pm and Saturday: 10:30 am  - 7:00 pm

A pdf registration form will be available to print & mail if you prefer not to register online.

Abstracts and Presentations

Abstracts are due Oct 1.

Presenters are required to submit their own registration and abstract.

Find the Abstract  Submission Link in your confirmation email after you complete registration.

Students are permitted to submit multiple abstracts, however, only one abstract may be judged for competition.

Undergraduates may opt to participate in the Poster or Oral ResearchPresentation  Competition.

Please review the  KAS Abstract Guidelines and the KAS Plagiarism Policy.

Oral presentations have 15 minute time slots.  We recommend you leave a few minutes for questions at the end of your talk.

Posters are limited to a size of no larger than 3′ x 4′. Please review the KAS Poster guidelines.

Posters will be set up Friday afternoon through Saturday afternoon with judging for all sections Friday evening.

Students choosing to enter a competition, please refer to the KAS Student Competition scoring form.

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