The Appalachian Student Research Forum is an annual event in which undergraduate, graduate and medical students as well as post-doctoral fellows and medical residents present their research in a formal setting. The Forum is open to students from all colleges and universities within the southern Appalachian region.

Conference Dates: April 20-21, 2020
Conference Location: Millennium Centre, Johnson City, TN
Submission Deadline: March 13, 2020

Review the Abstract Guidelines page before submitting your abstract. After clicking "Submit Abstract," you will be prompted to login or sign up for a Digital Commons account before you can access the submission form.

You can revise your submission until the deadline. After you click "Submit" on the form, you can revise your submission by (1) clicking on the link provided in the confirmation email OR (2) logging into your Digital Commons account and clicking on the title of your presentation on the My Account page.

Submit Abstract

After you hit Submit, you will be redirected to a confirmation screen. If you do not see a confirmation screen or do not receive a confirmation email, contact the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs immediately so that we can confirm whether your submission was successful (, 423-439-6052).

You will be able to return to your registration to make changes while the registration window remains open (December 2nd, 2019 through March 13, 2020). After that time, registration will be closed and you will no longer be able to make changes.

Need Help? If you have questions about the Forum, contact the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs at 423-439-6052 or If you have technical questions about the website, email the Digital Scholarship Librarian, Ashley Sergiadis (

Browse the contents of Appalachian Student Research Forum:

2019 ASRF Schedule
2018 ASRF Schedule