CAARi 2018
CAARi 2018
CAARi 2018
CAARi 2018

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I get a letter of invitation for VISA requirements?

o Email Carley Parriott (cparrio@sandia) and she will create/email it to you.

  • Is there a length preference for the abstract?

o ~500 words

  • When does the manuscript need to be submitted?


  • Is there a page length limit for manuscripts?

o Minimum of 3 pages, max of 10 pages

  • Who is publishing the Conference Proceedings?


  • What is the length of an Invited and Contributed talk?

o This is left to the Session Chair to decide, however generally Invited Talks are 20-30 min and Contributed are 15 min.

  • Do I have to pay when I register?

o No, you can pay at a later date.

  • Is there a one-day registration fee?

o One day registration is $250.

  • Are there reduced fees for Session Chairs or Invited Speakers?

o No

  • Are there any fees for companions/spouses

o Companion fee is $250

  • Can I pay my registration fee when I arrive at conference check-in?

o Yes

  • Is a smartphone app available for CAARI?

o Mobile Apps for CAARI are available for Android and IOS. Please see the “Mobile Apps” menu item under “Planning” on the main CAARI webpage.

  • Are there any special requirements for uploading my presentation file?

o The presentation files will need to be in one of the formats accepted. Most participants use Microsoft Powerpoint.

  • When do I upload my presentation?

o Most presentations can be stored on a flash drive (make sure it is formatted for PC use) and can be connected to computers on site.

  • What is the required poster size?

o Portrait Orientation - 3' Width x 4' Length. The posters will be attached with Velcro which you can obtain at the registration desk.

  • Can I mail my poster to CAARI?

o You are welcome to mail it to yourself at the hotel. Please indicate CAARI Conference on the mailing label and it will be stored until your arrival.

  • Is wifi available?

o WiFi will be available in each guest room, in public areas of the hotel as well as in the meeting areas.

  • What restaurants are within walking distance of the Hotel?


  • How do I get from/to DFW or Love Field to/from the Hotel?

o Maps and directions can be found at the Gaylord Texan Resort website:

  • How far is DFW or Love Field from the Resort?

o DFW Airport is 6.7 miles away.

o Love Field Airport is 19.5 miles away.