2007 Proposal Submission Guidelines

May 1, 2007

Proposal Due Date: June 22, 2007
Notifications of acceptance will sent by September 22, 2007

**Electronic Submission Required
Please note that all proposals in response to the AUCD Call for Participation must be submitted electronically. The list below is provided to assist you in organizing your information prior to entering it on the website. Download these guidelines [pdf 76kb] to use as a worksheet as you prepare to submit electronically.

Proposals must include the following:

  1. Title of Presentation
    (Limit: 20 words)
  2. Speakers/Presenters
    All presenters must register for the conference and pay the conference fee.
    1. Presentation Leader:
      • Name
      • Degree
      • Title
      • Center or other affiliation
      • Mailing Address
      • Telephone Number
      • Email address
      • As presentation leader I will assume responsibility for notifying the following co-presenters of all requirements regarding registration, conference fees and scheduling information.
    2. Other Presenters
      • List all 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 will be given to group presentations that include self-advocates and/or family members, trainees and international, national, federal and local partners. If these individuals will be participating in your presentation, please note which group they belong to.
      • Name
      • Degree
      • Title
      • Center or other affiliation
      • Email address
  3. Proposal Description for Program
    (Limit: 50 words) Provide succinct information to assist participants in their selection of sessions to attend. This description will be used in the program to describe you session if selected.
  4. Abstract
    Limit: 300-500 words. This abstract will be used to evaluate your proposal. Provide information on content, purpose, target audience and value.
  5. Presentation Format, Topic Area and Focus
    1. Topic Area (choose one)
      • Aging
      • Behavior Supports & Mental Health
      • Community Living & Supports
      • Criminal Justice/Victims Rights
      • Cultural & Ethnic Diversity & Competence
      • Early Intervention/Early Education
      • Education, Literacy, Learning - K-12
      • Emergency Preparedness
      • Employment, Housing & Transportation
      • Ethics & Quality of Life
      • Genetics
      • Health, Wellness, Recreation & Related Issues
      • Parent/Family Involvement, Support & Respite
      • Self-determination & Advocacy
      • Surveillance and Epidemiological Efforts
      • Research, Services, or Policies with Specific Disability Populations
      • Technology, Assistive Technology & Universal Design
      • Training and Leadership Development
      • Transition and Post Secondary
      • Other ___________
    2. Type or Focus (choose one)
      • Direct Services and Supports
      • Research & Program Evaluation
      • Training Leadership & Workforce Development
      • Policy Development & System Change
      • Unique Partnerships & Collaborations
      • Other_____________
    3. Preferred Session Format
      • Concurrent Session
      • Poster Session
    4. 2nd Choice Format
      • Concurrent Session
      • Poster Session
      • No 2nd Choice