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2018 Call for Proposals

Deadline: June 15, 2018

Proposal Deadline: Thursday, June 15th: There will be NO extensions.
Notifications of acceptance: August, 2018

This call for proposals includes submissions for concurrent and poster presentations. Read more about the format and requirements for each event here, especially noting the revamped poster formats. Remember that all information presented during the AUCD Conference must adhere to AUCD conference presentation accessibility guidelines.

Upon submission of your application (below) you will receive an automatic receipt to acknowledge that AUCD has received your information. There are two steps to confirm your submission. If you do not receive a receipt, your submission was not received by AUCD. Keep this receipt for your records.

Questions regarding the AUCD 2018 Conference should be directed to Crystal Pariseau or Laura Martin at AUCD.


Step 1: Complete Event Registration
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Presentation Format

Concurrent: 20 minute presentation: will be combined with others (view definition)
Concurrent: 75 minute panel presentation: all panelists are identified (view definition)
Concurrent: 75 minute interactive presentation (view definition)
Poster Symposia Presentation (view definition)

Contact Information
  1. : (All presenters are required to register for the Conference and are responsible for all associated travel and attendance costs.)

    Presentation Leader/Facilitator


    Note: for internationals, leave blank

    (US/Canada, in the form 999-999-9999)
    * I am a former trainee in the AUCD network:  

    Other Presenters
    ( in the order they should appear in the conference program. All presenters must register for the conference and pay the conference fee. Preference may be given to group presentations that include self-advocates and/or family members, and trainees and international, national, federal, and local partners. It is important that you note who they are.)
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    *Is one or more of the presenters a current trainee?

    *Does this presentation describe original research?

    *Does one or more of the presenters identify as having a disability?

    *Does this presentation represent a collaboration among Centers/organizations/agencies?
Presentation Description
NOTE: text will be printed in the conference program and online exactly as it is entered into the form. Please proofread accordingly.
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  5. *Topic Area - Please choose one:

* Presentation Level
To help attendees better select the sessions suited for them, please classify your proposed session as one of the following (choose only one):
Beginner-to-Intermediate: Provides a broad-based overview of a topic; assumes attendees have minimal knowledge of the subject matter.
Intermediate-to-Advanced: Provides content beyond a beginner level; assumes attendees have an in-depth understanding of the topics addressed.

* Presentation Type
To help attendees better select the sessions suited for them, please classify your proposed session as primarily being focused one of the following (choose only one):
Research: presenting the results of research
Training: presenting about a training program, project or curriculum
Technical Assistance/Outreach/Advocacy: presenting on efforts related to your work in delivering technical assistance, outreach, or advocacy
Dissemination/Knowledge Translation: presenting on your efforts to get the word out; ensure communities get information; and/or translating research into policy, service, and other important venues

Handouts and Presentation Information
Presenters are responsible for their own handouts. All information presented must adhere to AUCD conference accessibility guidelines. Shipping information will be sent to presenters at a date prior to the Annual Meeting.

AV and Special Requests
  1. Audio Visual Needs: (All concurrent sessions will have the following: theatre style seating (chairs in rows), one head table, an LCD projector and screen, and one podium with microphone. You will be invoiced for all other audio/visual materials requested below:)

  2. : List only those accommodations required by the presenter(s) to participate fully in the presentation. Hotel and transportation accommodations must be arranged separately.