South Texas Alzheimer’s Conference Poster Blitz

As part of the South Texas Alzheimer’s Conference, all conference attendees are invited to join the Biggs Institute for a poster presentation and poster blitz competition. Prizes will be awarded to the best posters.

Poster prizes

First place $2,000

Second place $1,000

Third place  $500

Abstract submission topic categories

  • Prediction and prevention of dementia with focus on Hispanic populations
  • Comprehensive care in neurodegenerative diseases
  • Precision medicine, genomics and neuroimaging
  • Novel therapeutic paradigms


Poster abstracts must be submitted by Friday, January 25, 2019.

Accepted participants will be notified by Saturday, February 9.

Poster blitz finalists will need to submit presentation slides by Wednesday, February 20.

Download poster abstract information

Submit abstracts

Submit poster abstract for a poster presentation and poster blitz competition.

Online submission form

Poster abstracts must include the following:

  • A concise title.
  • Author(s) information including first and last name and institutional affiliations. At least one of the authors is required to present the poster during the Poster Blitz event on Monday, February 25 5:30-7:00 pm at UT Health San Antonio.
  • A comprehensive abstract that describes the information that will be presented including, a research objective, methods used and a summary of results in sufficient detail to support conclusions drawn. The abstract is limited to 750 words.
  • Abstract submission topic must be on one of the following topic categories:
    1. Prediction & prevention of dementia with focus on Hispanic populations
    2. Comprehensive care in neurodegenerative Diseases
    3. Precision medicine, genomics & neuroimaging
    4. Novel therapeutic paradigms

December 1, 2018: Online abstract submission opens.

January 25, 2019 (12am CST): Deadline to submit abstracts through the online form.

February 9, 2019: Notification of abstract acceptance for presentation and poster blitz podium presentation

February 20, 2019: Deadline to email poster and slides for poster blitz invitees

Abstracts must demonstrate:

  • Relevance to at least one of the topic categories listed under poster submission requirements section.
  • Technical quality: Exhibit high quality writing and accurately cite relevant sources.
  • Intellectual merit: Research presented must advance knowledge and understanding within a field of study or across disciplines.

Poster abstracts selected for presentation at the conference will be available as a booklet to conference attendees.

If poster is selected to be presented at the conference, posters must be emailed by midnight CST February 20, 2019. Please use one of the below templates for a 4×3 ft poster to place information. If a faculty member or student of UT Health San Antonio, please use “UT Health San Antonio poster template.”

UT Health San Antonio poster template

General poster template

Conference organizers will print and display the posters at the conference and at the Poster Blitz event at UT Health San Antonio on Monday, February 25.