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Sponsorship Application Form

The Autism Conference welcomes organizations who wish to reach out to our attendees-professionals who work with individuals with autism spectrum disorders- to become sponsors. A limited number of opportunities are available including utilizing exhibition space, underwriting meals or providing promotional materials.

For more information contact Krista Hughes


Call for Student Research Poster Presentations in the
Field of Autism Spectrum Disorders

On behalf of the MU Thompson Center Conference Planning Committee, you are cordially invited to submit a research poster proposal for the 12th Annual Thompson Center Autism Conference.


To provide current undergraduate, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, medical students, residents and fellows with the opportunity to present research relating to autism spectrum disorders and other neurodevelopmental disorders at our professional conference.

Conference dates: Thursday September 21 & Friday September 22, 2017
Poster presentation sessions: Thursday September 21, 2017 from 12:00-1:00pm (following participant lunch break) and 2:30-2:45pm. (during session break).



Submit your proposal by August 1, 2017 at 5:00pm CST to trainings@missouri.edu

Notification Date: August 10, 2017

There is no fee for poster proposal submission. Registration for the conference is required for presenters.

Once you submit your proposal you will receive a confirmation email acknowledging receipt.  If you do not receive this response or if you have questions regarding submission, please contact: Karen O'Connor at oconnorkv@health.missouri.edu

Proposal Requirements

Student Research Poster Presentations Selection Scoring Rubric