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Call for Proposals

The Call for Proposals for Teacher Slam presentation submissions and the second round of poster session submissions is now closed. All submitters will receive notification of decisions by January 15, 2023. Read more about the various session formats at the convention.

The first Call for Proposals for the 2023 Convention & Expo closed in May 2022. Proposal submitters were notified in late August of selection decisions.

Important Dates for the Call for Proposals

April 15-May 23, 2022

Call for Proposals open for:

  • Research-to-Practice Deep Dives
  • Concurrent sessions
  • Multi-presentation presentations
  • Data Blitz presentations
  • Poster sessions
June-August 2022 Proposal review & selection
End of August 2022 Proposal submitters notified of decisions
October 4-November 17, 2022

Call for Proposals open for:

  • Teacher Slam presentations
  • Poster sessions
November-December 2022 Proposal review & selection
End of December 2022 Proposal submitters notified of decisions

 

Location

Kentucky International Convention Center
221 South Fourth Street, Louisville, KY 40202

Date

March 01, 2023
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
EST
Add to Calendar 2023-03-01 07:00:00 2023-03-01 20:30:00 CEC 2023 Convention & Expo https://cecconvention.org/events/cec-2023-convention-expo Kentucky International Convention Center 221 South Fourth Street Louisville, KY 40202 United States Council for Exceptional Children America/New_York public

Questions about submitting a proposal? Contact convention@exceptionalchildren.org.

Presenter Policies

  • Presenters may only submit two (2) submissions as a Single Presenter.
  • Presenters may also be listed as a presenter on up to two (2) Group Presentation submissions.
  • Presenters may also be listed as a presenter on one (1) Research-to-Practice Deep Dive submission.
  • Should any submitter be found noncompliant with this policy, all associated submissions will be disqualified.
  • All presenters for accepted proposals agree to register and pay for the convention by September 30, 2022.
  • Any presenter who fails to register by this date will have their information will be removed from all convention programming.
  • Registration for the in-person convention also includes registration for the virtual convention. If your presentation is scheduled only as a virtual session during the virtual convention, you will only be required to register and pay for the virtual convention component.
  • Presenters understand and agree that their proposal does not promote commercially available products, services, or programs. The venue for commercially available products is an Exhibitor Showcase Session. Please visit our Exhibitors & Sponsors page after May 31, 2022, for information on exhibitor showcase sessions.
  • Presenters understand and agree that professional program content (online, mobile app, or promotional material) may contain their session title and abstract as edited by CEC staff.
  • Presenters understand and agree that if a proposal is based on a dissertation, they have read and understand the expectations about presentations based on dissertation research (FAQs, item 3).
  • CEC will provide an LCD projector and screen for in-person sessions. In-person poster sessions will not have any AV equipment provided.
  • Presenters are responsible for bringing their own laptop or arrange to rent equipment.
  • Presenters of pre-recorded virtual sessions agree to provide caption files with the appropriate time stamps.
Last Updated:  9 November, 2022

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