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Welcome to the MLA '19 Submission Site

The 2019 National Program Committee invites abstract submissions that support the annual meeting theme of "Elevate."

Submit Posters and Lightning Talks using this online submission site beginning Wednesday, December 12, 2018 and ending at 6:00 p.m., Central Standard Time, on Friday, January 25, 2019.
  • Posters are a highly visual presentation. Accepted posters will have 45” X 45” to present their work with pictures, data, graphs, diagrams, narrative text and more will be assigned a 55-minute time slot for presentation on-site during the meeting.
  • Lightning Talks are brief, focus on one main point, and are verbally oriented. They will be strictly limited to no more than 5 minutes of presentation time, and 3 power point slides.
Note: submissions for Papers and Immersion Sessions has closed.

To review criteria for all abstract types, please see the MLA '19 FAQ: Papers, Posters, Lightning Talks, and Immersion Sessions.

Accept and decline letters for Posters and Lightning Talks will be sent in late February.

Note: to use the ScoreCard system, you need to have an account on MLANET. You do not need to be an MLA member to have an account.

  • Check if you have an account. If the system recognizes your email address and you do not remember your password, the system will allow you to reset it in this step.
  • If you do not have an account, you can "Request login" and create a guest account. You can then proceed to submit your abstract.

For more information, contact

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Questions? Submission Organizers: Mary Oberman -