2017 Call for Proposals: FAQs

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February 20-22, 2017 

Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center

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What is the due date for conference proposals?

Conference proposals must be received by midnight, November 30, 2016

When will I hear about whether my proposal is accepted or not?
You will hear by December 15, 2016 the status of your proposal.


How are the proposals reviewed?
Members of the conference program committee will review proposals. There are at least 2 readers on each proposal.


Can I request a specific date or time for my session?
No, due to the complexities in conference scheduling, OMEP is unfortunately unable to accommodate specific requests for session scheduling. Sessions will be scheduled between 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 21 and 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 22. Please make sure you and your presenters are available during this time frame. If selected, the lead of your session will be notified of the session date and time in December.


Do presenters receive a discount in conference registration fees?
No, there is no discount in conference registration fees for presenters. We recommend that presenters register early to take advantage of early-bird discounts. Details are available at: info.atlanta2017@n6s.8c3.myftpupload.com


If I am using PowerPoint, am I required to bring my own computer?
Yes, you will need to provide your own laptop, and Mac users should bring appropriate adapter cables.


If I have handouts, am I required to bring copies to the conference?
Yes, you should bring at least 25 copies of your handouts to the conference. Handouts are strongly recommended. We will also make copies of handouts and presentations available on the OMEP website if submitted to papers.atlanta2017@n6s.8c3.myftpupload.com


Will there be internet in my session room? 
There will be internet available in some session rooms at the 2016 OMEP-US National Conference. Presenters should have any presentations, slides, or other resources saved on the laptop that they bring to the session to connect to the projector. OMEP is unable to accommodate virtual online presenters for all sessions.


Where do I submit my conference proposal?

E-mail your conference proposal to papers.atlanta2017@n6s.8c3.myftpupload.com


Important Dates:

Submission of Proposal: November 30, 2016

Notification of Acceptance: December 15, 2016

Early-bird Conference Registration Deadline: November 30, 2016