Annual Conference Call for Proposals
The Call for Proposals is closed. Notifications will be sent in early April.
Call for Proposals brochure
Proposal submission overview (recommended reading for anyone considering submitting a proposal)
Tutorial for writing an effective title, proposal and abstract
It is highly recommended that everyone submitting a proposal, whether an experienced or novice presenter, review this information. Well-written submissions have a greater probability of being selected.
Download the Instructions for Submitting a Proposal
Understanding the Online Application Form
- A well-written proposal and abstract will enhance your application. Check for spelling errors before submitting! A well-written proposal and abstract will enhance your application. Check for spelling errors before submitting!
- An individual may submit a maximum of four (4) presentation proposals, whether as a lead or co-presenter, for preconference workshops, poster sessions, concurrent sessions, panel sessions, commission/interest group meetings or Hot Topic sessions, per conference.
- View all poster session information here. - TBA
- Are you interested in putting together a panel, or being a part of a panel session? To learn more about Panel Sessions, read the information here before you start the submission process.
- It is critical that the title and abstract reflect the content of your proposed session. Attendees depend on the abstract, printed in the conference program, to determine which sessions to attend.
- Poor evaluation scores often result when the printed abstract bears little relation to the actual presentation. This is the most often mentioned criticism on the individual evaluations.
- Deadline for submitting is February 22, 2018. Late proposals will not be accepted. Do not wait until the last day to submit your proposal.