We invite abstracts for contributed presentations. Submission begins on March 20, 2017, with a final deadline of June 30, 2017 July 15, 2017 (extended) (23:59 Pacific Standard Time; UTC -8).

Submit your abstract here. Abstract submission is now closed.

  • The registration form will only ask for information about one author that will act as the corresponding author. All other authors information (names, surnames and affiliations) should be included in the abstract.

Abstracts must be no more than 500 words. Figures, tables and references are allowed. The entire submission—i.e., the main body of the text as well as any figures, tables and references—should fit on one page, using at least an 11-point font. Submissions must be be uploaded in PDF format. They can be prepared using the following templates:

We welcome submissions that present research on any topic in the field of Global near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS), including but not limited to the following areas:

  • Challenges related to measurements in low-resource settings
  • Mechanical and instrumental challenges
  • Socioeconomic and cultural challenges
  • Neurophysiological challenges
  • Basic science challenges
  • Data analysis challenges
  • Educational challenges

Please contact with any questions about abstract submission.