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Conference Program Presentation Proposal

Thank you for your interest in submitting a Program Proposal for the 2019 UMR-ACUHO Annual Conference. This year’s conference will take place Wednesday, November 6 through Friday, November 8 in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Please read through the information and resources below before submitting your Program Proposal. If at any point in the process you have questions, please reach out to the Program Committee at umracuho.programming@gmail.com. Program Proposal submissions are due by 11:59pm on May 15, 2019.

Important and Helpful Information

Program Proposal Timeline

March 11 – May 15      Program Proposal Form Submissions Accepted

June 5 – June 7           UMR-ACUHO Summer Meetings – Selection Process Begins

July 8                         Notification of Proposal Status

September 1               Confirmation Due of Accepted or Alternate Program

September 15             Notification of Presentation Date and Time

Annual Conference Program Schedule

In an effort to share information early and often, please note the days and times listed below when programs will be offered at this year’s Annual Conference. If selected, Program Presenters will be notified of their presentation date and time by September 15th.

  • 2 sessions Wednesday Morning (9:00am-10:00am, 10:15am-11:15am)
  • 2 sessions Wednesday Afternoon (2:30pm-3:30pm, 3:45pm-4:45pm)
  • 1 session Thursday Morning (10:15am-10:45am)
  • 2 sessions Thursday Afternoon (2:15pm-3:15pm, 3:30pm-4:30pm)
  • 1 session Friday Morning (9:00am-10:00am)
Program Selection Criteria

The following is criteria that will be used to evaluate each program proposal:

  • Content: The program proposal illustrates thoughtfulness, quality, and clarity.
  • Learning Outcomes: The program proposal includes well developed learning objectives and illustrates how the learning objectives will be met throughout the presentation.
  • Relevancy: The program proposal demonstrates a clear connection to one or more professional competencies/critical issues. In cases where none are specified, the program proposal content still is relevant and beneficial for UMR-ACUHO members and Annual Conference attendees.
  • Organization: The program proposal demonstrates a well-planned presentation that would be engaging for attendees.
Proposal Checklist

Following is a list of information needed in order to submit a Program Proposal. Please gather this information before submitting your Program Proposal, as forms cannot be edited once they are submitted.

  • Program Title
  • Presenter Information for each presenter, including First & Last Name, Gender Pronouns, Current Position & Institution, Position Classification, Email, Phone Number, if this would be their first time presenting at UMR-ACUHO, and any UMR affinity groups presenters may want to participate in
  • Logistical Details, including accessibility needs, willingness to be recorded, and any additional requests for space or presenting needs
  • Session Details, including desired length, proposed format, collaborative topic (if applicable), audience participation level, target audience, and maximum/minimum number of participants if applicable
  • Presentation Content, including an abstract of 75 words or less, learning objectives, up to three functional area themes (based on ACUHO-I Core Competencies, found here: http://www.acuho-i.org/resources/core-competencies), and a detailed outline of the presentation

Ready to Submit your Program Proposal?

Submissions are due by 11:59pm on May 15, 2019.
Contact umracuho.programming@gmail.com with questions or concerns.