Poster Information

Poster Presentation

Posters are now digital! Each presenter will need to upload a PDF version of their poster as well as an optional video presentation by September 25th.  Each PDF poster file should include a heading with the title and author(s) using lettering at least 22mm (1") high. The abstract should be included as part of the poster presentation.

Please Read For Important Poster Information and Instructions.

Abstract Submission

Abstract submissions will be reviewed for poster presentations. The abstract size is limited to 2000 characters (not including spaces). To ensure that this size is met, please prepare your abstract as a Word document first and then submit as a PDF document at

You will have the option to submit to either "Poster Session Only" or "Oral Presentation" spot. You will need to select the category that is most relevant to your work. Please note, if your poster is not selected for an "Oral Presentation," it will automatically be considered for the Poster Session only and you will be notified.

Be sure to include the following information: Title, Author Block, Submission Category and Abstract Content. Be sure your abstract is accurate before you complete the submission and retain the control number you receive upon confirmation.

View Call for Abstracts

Abstract Content and Format

All presentations must be scientific in nature and without inclusion of commercial messages or inappropriate references to specific products, services or commercial concerns. The title should be bold and in lowercase letters with only the first word capitalized unless it is normally capitalized.

EXAMPLE: Temperature dependence of ionizing radiation effect on dry preparations of bacterial DNA

The body of the abstract should be single-spaced. Tables, graphs and structural formulae may not be included, although simple mathematical formulae are acceptable.

Abstract Categories

As much as possible, abstracts will be placed within the following categories:

AI in Radiation Therapy Animal Models Biodosimetry Cellular Effects Clinical Trials & Correlative Studies
Complex DNA Damage Repair DNA Damage DNA Damage Response DNA Repair Early Detection
Experimental Therapeutics Hypoxia Hypoxia Modifiers Intercellular Signalling/Bystander Effects Low Dose Epidemiological Studies
Low Dose Radiation Protection Low Dose Radiobiology Mathematical Biology Modelling Radiation Long-Term Effects Molecular Radiation Therapy
Mutagenesis/Mutation Normal Tissue Effects Nuclear Waste Management Particle Radiotherapy

Phantoms in Radiation Research

Radiation Carcinogenesis Radiation Emergency Management Radiation Sensitizers Radiation Therapy Modalities: FLASH & non-FLASH Radioecology
Radiotherapy Research Tumour Radiosensitivity Biology Epidemiology Medicine
Radiation Chemistry Radiation Physics Other    

Program and Abstracts

An Abstract PDF will be emailed to registered attendees approximately 2-weeks prior to the meeting. In addition, content will be available via the meeting website.

Important Dates

September 25, 2020
Deadline to send Poster File to RRS Headquarters

October 9, 2020
Online Registration Ends for RRS Virtual Annual Meeting

October 18-21, 2020
RRS Virtual Annual Meeting


Virtual Features

  • Access any poster, from any device 24/7.
  • Authors and Presenters can add audio and video for more engaging presentation.
  • Mulitple ways to share and engage content with attendees via chats, emails, etc.
  • Search for posters by their poster number, presenter, keyword, cateory or author.
  • Posters are available throughout the conference and for 30 days following the conference.

Abstract Policies

Disclosure Policy

All abstracts are reviewed by a committee, blindly, and scored based on quality and relevance to the topic.

Embargo Policy and Press Policy

All abstracts to be presented at RRS’s Annual Meeting are embargoed until the date and time of scientific presentation. The embargo policy applies to all abstracts regardless of whether information is obtained from another source.

Embargo violations by media professionals may result in suspension of credentials at the RRS Annual Meeting as well as future meetings and may also impact the ability to receive advance media materials for future meetings. Embargo violations by abstract authors and/or sponsors may result in removal of the abstract from the scientific program. Abstract authors are responsible for notifying financial and other sponsors about this embargo policy.

Questions about the embargo policy may be directed to RRS Association Manager, Audrey Rinehart.

The full text of the abstracts selected for oral and poster presentation will be available online at the start of RRS's Annual Meeting. 


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