Abstract Submission information:

  • All abstracts will be submitted online.
  • You will need to provide the following information: Name, Position title, Institution/University, Email, Address, Abstract title, and Authors.
  • Department head or Supervisor’s letter to verify your position and title.
  • The body of abstract is limited to 1950 characters (not including spaces). No specific format requirements.

Award categories:

  1. Young Investigator Award: for Assistant Instructor, Instructor, Post-doc, PhD student, and Visiting Scholar Trainee or equivalent.
  2. Junior faculty award: for junior faculty within 5 years of Assistant Professor Appointment or equivalent

Each category will have 5 finalists who will receive award certificate. The first 3 winners in each category will also receive a cash award (first $500, second $300, and third $200).


  • Submission fee: Free for ACRE members, $50 for non-ACRE members.
  • ACRE membership: We welcome you to join ACRE (life-time membership fee $300 or annual regular membership $50). We ask for your generous support.
  • Donations: Generous contributions and donations are highly appreciated.
  • Payments: Can be made by email to Qiangrong Liang <qliang03@nyit.edu> or through Paypal and it should be payable to the ACRE in US dollars. Official ACRE receipts will be provided for reimbursement and tax benefit purposes.