International Call for Abstracts

Share Your Cutting-Edge Research at CIO 2021!

The Symposium on Clinical Interventional Oncology (CIO) invites you to submit an abstract for consideration to be presented as an electronic poster at the Loews Miami Beach in Miami Beach, Florida, October 22–24, 2021. CIO covers a wide range of topics related to innovative and practical IO education. This is your opportunity to share your cutting-edge research with the best-in-class audience of experts in the field.  

ePosters will be on display during all exhibit hall hours on multimedia screens in the poster area of the exhibit hall. ePosters will also be available to view in the mobile app.  

Please see below for important preliminary information and check back soon for more details. 

View the 2020 CIO Posters.

View the 2020 CIO Selected Abstracts posted in JVIR.

Please see below for important information.

Key Dates

  • Submission Site is Closed.

  • Acceptance/Wait List Notifications: Week of July 16, 2021 

  • Acceptance/Withdrawal Deadline: July 23, 2021 

  • Registration/Intent to Present Confirmed by: July 30, 2021 

  • ePoster Upload Deadline: October 1, 2021 

  • Late-Breaking Submission* Site Opens: August 17, 2021

  • Late-Breaking Submission* Site Closes: August 31, 2021 @ 11:59 PM 

  • Acceptance/Wait List Notifications: Week of September 22, 2021 

  • Acceptance/Withdrawal Deadline: September 27, 2021 

  • Registration/Intent to Present Confirmed By:  September 29, 2021 

*Late-breaking submissions are not eligible for online publication. 

All submitted abstracts will undergo a blinded peer review and are reviewed for quality of research, educational or scientific content, logical presentation, and impact on healthcare. 

Abstracts submitted by June 22, 2021 may be eligible for the following:

  • ePoster Display
  • Oral Presentation
  • Best Poster Award
  • Young Investigator Award
  • Online publication in Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (JVIR)
  • Tuition Support (50% discount for first author, 25% discount for second authors)
  • Online publication on IO Learning, the official news source of CIO

Abstracts submitted during the late-breaking submission period will be eligible for all of the above except online publication. 

Submission Instructions and Guidelines

View the Complete Abstract Submission Guidelines, Policies, Instructions, and Style Guidelines.


The deadline for abstract submission is 11:59 PM eastern on Tuesday, June 22, 2021.  The Late-Breaking Submission period will be August 17-31, 2021.

All abstracts must be submitted electronically via the official CIO abstract submission website. Paper or email abstract submissions will not be accepted.  


  • Individuals may submit an unlimited number of abstracts, each up to 2,500 characters 

  • Your abstract must be submitted by June 22, 2021 @ 11:59 PM EST. If accepted you will upload your ePoster PDF by October 1, 2021 

  • Submitters must adhere to the CIO Style Guidelines. View the Submission Information & Style Guidelines 

  • All submitted abstracts will undergo a blinded peer review and are reviewed for quality of research, educational or scientific content, logical presentation, and impact on healthcare 

  • Confirmed ePoster presenters must register to attend CIO. If your abstract is accepted, you will be provided with a discount code to register online. The discount is good for new registrations only

  • Authors/submitters agree to upload the abstract as an ePoster if it is selected for inclusion at the CIO annual meeting 

  • ePosters can be uploaded as a PDF. Traditional printed posters will not be accepted 


Notifications of abstract acceptance or rejection will be emailed to the abstract submitter the week of July 16, 2021. The submitter is responsible for relaying all correspondence to abstract authors.  

Authors whose abstracts are selected will be responsible for travel and accommodations, but will be eligible for a registration discount. Abstract authors who are accepted for poster display will receive a 50% discount on registration for the first author and 25% off for the second author.  

Any details concerning registration discounts will be provided in the acceptance notification. If accepted, authors must notify CIO of their participation by emailing Caitlin Eastman at and registering for the meeting.  

Please note: CIO will not hold a spot for ePosters until notified of the author’s participation. 


For questions regarding the abstract process, please contact Caitlin Eastman at