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Symposium Submission Finalization Checklist

Submission Process

You will be asked to confirm that the following are true before you are able to submit your proposal:

  • The uploaded symposium complies with all the submission guidelines, style formatting, policies and rules.
  • The proposal is being submitted to the correct Division or Interest Group.
  • All participants, including organizers, authors, and other presenters are correctly associated with the symposium submission.
  • The symposium submission includes the following is organized in the following order:
  • A title page that includes:
  • Academy-assigned submission number
  • An explicit designation if it is a presenter or a panel symposium.
  • Title of symposium (in Title Case)
  • Complete formal names and affiliations of all participants
  • List of potential division and/or interest group sponsors
  • A 3-6 page overview of the symposium that includes:
    1. An explanation of why the symposium should be of interest to EACH of the specified sponsors.
    2. Proposed format of the symposium is designed to fit a 90-minute session.
  • For PRESENTER symposia: An additional 2-5 page synopsis of EACH presentation, not including references. Each presentation may include a maximum of two additional pages of tables and figures. Tables and figures must be clear and legible, and should be no smaller than 10-point font. For PANEL symposia: An additional up to 5-page summary of the panelists' discussion. There may be no formal paper presentations within a panel symposium.
  • The proposal uses Times New Roman 12-point font, is double spaced, has a 1-inch (2.5cm) margin all around, and has 8.5"x11" page setting.  References may be single-spaced.
  • All the pages in the submission are numbered.
  • The final converted PDF was reviewed on the submission site and is the correct version.  
  • As the submitter, I certify that all participants have stated that they agree to participate in this symposium.
  • I understand that if this submission is accepted:
    • All listed participants who wish to take part in the session at the meeting must register for the meeting. If none of the listed participants register for the meeting then the session may be withdrawn. 
    • Symposium sessions may be scheduled to take place on Sunday, Monday, or Tuesday. All participants must be prepared to be available on any of those days.
    • Scheduled session times cannot be rescheduled; session conflicts and personal schedules must be managed by the session participants.
  • I understand that this submission will not be reviewed if:
    • It fails to be 100% compliant with all submission guidelines including the style formatting requirements.
    • I fail to finalize the proposal by the deadline of January 14, 2020 at 5:00 PM ET (NY Time)

The symposium is now complete (follows ALL Academy Division/Interest Group specific instructions and requirements) and is ready for review.

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