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Frequently Asked Questions

Dates and Travel

What if my abstract is accepted and then I can't attend due to COVID or other scheduling issues?
If you are unable to attend, you may identify a substitute presenter or remove your presentation from the meeting.

If I have multiple presentations accepted, can I identify different presenters for some of them?
You are expected to attend and present all submissions for which you are accepted. The only exception is if you are unable to attend (see question above).

Are travel funds provided for a lead presenter of an accepted abstract if the individual holds a WOC appointment and is not a VA employee at a center?
Yes, travel funds will be provided for any approved presenter, regardless of VA employment status.