InWomen's 2022 Call for Abstracts

! COVID-19 Restrictions !
InWomen's 2022 will be offering both an in-person and a virtual hybrid option to stream select sessions. To attend the in-person meeting, per hotel venue guidelines all attendees must show proof of fully vaccinated status, as defined at the time of the conference.

14th InWomen's Conference Theme:
Facing Our Challenges and Keeping Our Commitment in the Field of Gender and Substance Use

Key Dates: 

  • Abstract Submission Deadline: January 31, 2022, at 11:59 PM ET                 
  • Decision Notifications & Registration Opens: March 2022 
  • InWomen's Conference: June 10, 2022, Hilton Hotel, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Call for Abstracts

Submit Here


Travel Awards

 A select number of travel awards redeemable via check or wire transfer post-conference, or via direct travel booking will be offered to new and early-career individuals with outstanding abstracts that adhere to the abstract guidelines and the InWomen's mission, vision, and 2022 conference theme. Award priority will be given to individuals who have not received an InWomen's travel award within the past 5 years and whose abstracts address a critical or timely global issue.

  • Individuals may select to apply for a travel award during the abstract submission process.
  • Only the submitting author may apply for award consideration.
  • Travel awards are non-transferrable to other authors.
  • Travel award amounts will vary depending on the investigator's location at the time of the conference.
  • The travel awardee's conference registration fees will be waived.
  • If presenting virtually, only the travel awardee's registration fee will be waived.


Oral Presentations

  • Abstract applicants interested in giving an oral version of their abstract in Panel II may apply for consideration during the abstract submission process. 
  • Priority will be given to competitive abstracts focused on a critical or timely global issue and adheres to the InWomen's mission and vision and 2022 conference theme. 
  • Panel speakers' conference registration fees will be waived.


Abstract Format & Guidelines

For full abstract guidelines and format visit the online submission form.

Abstracts will be peer-reviewed by the InWomen's Abstract Review Committee based on the following criteria:

(1) Adheres to the InWomen's mission, focus, and 2022 conference theme
(2) Contains a gender and substance use component or focus
(3) Is well written and follows the abstract format guidelines and

(4) Is focused on a critical or timely global issue


For more information or questions please contact Dr. Wendee Wechsberg at