The TxETDA/USETDA Region 3 Conference Planning Committee invites proposals for oral presentations and posters to be exhibited during the Texas ETD Association/USETDA Region 3 Joint Conference, which will be held at Texas A&M University on Thursday, February 28 and Friday, March 1, 2013.
USETDA Region 3 members are especially invited to attend this conference, but all of those with an interest in ETDs, regardless of location are welcome to attend. USETDA Region 3 includes the states of Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Wyoming..
We encourage proposals for oral presentations and posters relating to the following program theme: “Pioneering Partnerships”. Note: Strictly commercial presentations and posters will not be accepted.
Please submit a 200-300 word abstract that includes the following information:
- Title of poster or oral presentation
- Author(s), including institutional or corporate identity and email address
- Summaryof content to be included in poster or presentation
- Well written, clear, logical, and well organized
- Original, timely, and relevant to the ETD field
- Contribute to the advancement of ETDs
- Develop ideas, offer conclusions, and provide useful and practical findings
- Provide a good visual description of the project (for posters only)
Poster and presentation proposals will be reviewed and selected on the basis of the following criteria:
- Relevance to the focus of the conference
- Significance of content
- Helpfulness/interest to conference attendees
Oral Presentation Details:
Oral presenters should plan for a 45 minute presentation with at least 15 minutes for questions and answers. Exact session times will be assigned following review and acceptance.
DEADLINE FOR ORAL PRESENTATION ENTRIES: Wednesday, January 9, 2013. Review of submissions will begin immediately. Entrants will be notified of their acceptance or denial no later than: Wednesday, January 16, 2013.
Posters will be displayed on Thursday afternoon and Friday morning. All poster presenters must be present at the poster session to answer questions.
Posters size information will be forthcoming. Easels may be available at the conference site upon advanced request; however the TxETDA will be unable to provide power for multimedia displays.
DEADLINE FOR POSTER ENTRIES: Tuesday, January 22, 2013. Review of submissions will begin immediately. Entrants will be notified of their acceptance or denial no later than: Friday, February 1, 2013.
Oral presentation and poster entry information should be submitted via e-mail to: Billie Peterson-Lugo (firstname.lastname@example.org). Be sure to include your name, institution, e-mail address, proposal title, and abstract.