The following policies will be in place for meetings by the Metabolomics Society to ensure the comfort and privacy of all conference participants and to encourage scientific discussions and presentation of novel data.

1. No recording is allowed in oral sessions or any presentation area of the virtual conference except by the Society’s official production company vendor.   

2. All conference attendees acknowledge and consent that pictures/video clips will be taken by the official production company and may be used for Society purposes such as marketing.

3. Material presented or displayed in the virtual conference platform, including but not limited to orals, posters, workshops, and exhibit booths is the intellectual property of the presenter and may not be recorded, photographed, quoted, disseminated or transmitted in any form without the express approval of the author of the material presented. Such materials must contain appropriate credits for all content used.


Presentation Policies

4. Each attendee may only submit one abstract for poster or oral presentation in the scientific sessions as the presenting author.

5. Poster presenters must be present at their posters for their dedicated “live” session time, based on time zone.

6. Commercial logos on posters should not be larger than 20% of the poster.

7. Posters and presentations should acknowledge all authors and affiliations.

8. Posters and oral presentations should describe original research and include appropriate structural elements such as summary, introduction, methods, results and conclusions.

9. Posters and oral presentations should acknowledge funding mechanism(s), and declare any conflict of interest.

10. Posters and oral presentations should affirm that research with human subject samples received appropriate Institutional Review Board approval or exemption.

11. Posters and oral presentations should refrain from using photographic or schematics of animal models unless absolutely necessary for describing the study.