Presenter Information

If you have not received a notification regarding your submitted abstract, please contact CTI Meeting Technologies, Inc by email

Your presentation will be provided on DIGITAL MEDIA ONLY.

Please click here for the presenter response form regarding the format and media you will be using. This form needs to be completed and returned by October 2, 2017.

Please use the information below in preparing your presentation.



Slides will be displayed in 16.9 format.

Header & Footer:

Each presentation slide must include the following text:

Header: San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, December 5-9, 2017

Footer: This presentation is the intellectual property of the author/presenter. Contact them at insert your email address here for permission to reprint and/or distribute.

Talk Length:

10 minutes for presentation, 5 minutes for discussion.
You will not be given extra time for acknowledgements. Please keep your acknowledgements to a minimum.  This can be accomplished by showing the information on a slide. Rehearse presentation to stay within the time limit.

Presentation Review:

Presentation slides must be in electronic format and sent for review no later than October 31, 2017. Email your presentation to SABCS at Drafts are accepted no matter what stage of development by October 31, 2017 provided that your finalized presentation be sent by November 30, 2017

Preview your Presentation:


Your presentation will be available for preview in the Speaker Lounge on the Concourse Level, room 216A. All presenters must meet with SABCS AV technicians the day prior to preview your scheduled presentation and practice slide advancement. Slides will be downloaded onto SABCS computers for presentation. This will help ensure that your presentation will proceed smoothly. Technicians will be available to assist with any compatibility or formatting issues. If any changes/updates are made to your presentation, email them to no later than the day prior to your presentation. The last slides we receive will be uploaded and used for your presentation.

No-Show Policy:

If for any reason your presentation must be cancelled, notify the Symposium office in writing as early as possible by e-mail to or fax 210-450-1560.  Be sure to mention your assigned program number which appears at the top of your acceptance notification.  Failure to notify will result in activation of the No-Show Policy stated in the Abstract Submission Guidelines.

Please click here to view Presentation Tips, these tips will help you to create an effective presentation.

With your permission, your slides will be made available on line for viewing and download within 24 hours of your presentation. Slides will also be included on the SABCS On Demand player made available after the symposium concludes. You agree to give your permission to reproduce your presentation unless you notify the SABCS office at  Permission forms regarding the SABCS On Demand player will be sent to you in November and will also be offered when you come to the Speaker Lounge on the Concourse Level in room 216 A at the symposium.

It is expected that all presenters will give an unbiased presentation without using product promotion, and will not discuss content or make clinical recommendations in their "conflict-of-interest" area. A content expert will be asked to review presentation content and rate for the absence of commercialism, product promotion, bias, or unresolved conflict of interest. This review will take place both prior to and during the presentation.

SABCS, as copyright owner, has sole authority to grant permission to reproduce the abstract.   Authors of SABCS abstracts are permitted to use their abstracts in the following ways without requesting permission from the SABCS.  All such uses must include appropriate attribution to the Cancer Research supplement issue in which the abstracts are published.  Authors may:    

  • Reproduce the abstract, including tables, in books, reviews, or subsequent research articles they write
  • Use the abstract in presentations
  • Post a link to the online version of the abstract on their institutional website, if this is required by their institution
  • Submit a copy of their article to their university in support of a doctoral thesis.    

If for any reason your presentation must be cancelled or presented by another co-author, please notify the symposium office in writing as early as possible [E-mail or FAX 210-450-1560]. Be sure to mention your assigned program number which appears at the top of your acceptance notification.  Failure to notify will result in activation of the No-Show Policy stated in the Abstract Submission Guidelines. 

Speaker Lounge Hours

Tuesday, December 5                8:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Wednesday, December 6           7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Thursday, December 7               7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Friday, December 8                    7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

          Saturday, December 9                7:00 AM – 10:00 AM        


Pre-registration is now closed. On-site registration begins on December 4, 2017 at 12:00pm.

Reserve a room at an official SABCS hotel and get 15% off your registration fee. For information on reserving a hotel room, please click here.

Pre-registration discount ended on October 31. PRE-REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. REGISTRATION RESUMES AT THE SYMPOSIUM ON DECEMBER 4.