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Conference Dates: March 7-8, 2024
Conference Location: University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC
Call for Proposals Opens: October 12, 2023
Submission Deadline: December 15, 2023

1. Click Submit Proposal.
2. Create a Digital Commons Account if you do not already have one.
3. Fill in the proposal form and click on Submit.

Your proposal will undergo a blind review process, and you will receive notification of the decision regarding your proposal.

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About the Conference

The National Cross-Cultural Counseling and Education Conference for Research, Action, and Change serves as a professional diversity platform. Each year, clinicians, educators, higher education professionals, change agents, and students gather for two days of critical interactions and community around topics of oppression, identity, society, and social action. The conference’s renowned Cross-Spencer Lecture Series invites participants to deeply explore the topic of identity. With an emphasis on skill-building, attendees leave the conference with practical, actionable strategies that embrace anti-oppressive perspectives.

Conference Strands

A. Ethical Issues in Professional Counseling session topics focus on ethical standards and issues related to multicultural competency in Professional Counseling. Proposals reflect the most recent ACA Code of Ethics. Note: If you wish to be considered to present continuing education in ethics hours, please indicate this in the proposal description section.

B. Social Change, Leadership, and Advocacy session topics highlight the need for change related to social justice advocacy or the role of leadership in advocacy efforts.

C. Practice, Strategies, Techniques, and Interventions session topics highlight programs, initiatives, and strategies that serve as catalysts for positive social change across a variety of settings.

D. Research and Theory presenters may highlight a specific research project, or discuss a multicultural theory or framework and its application in a specific setting.

E. Teaching, Training, and Supervision session topics emphasize pedagogy and provide strategies for teaching training, and supervising individuals across a variety of settings, in the area of multicultural competency in counseling or education.

F. Identity Formation session topics focus on the development of cultural identities (e.g., race, ethnicity, gender, spirituality, social class, sexual orientation, etc.).

After the National Cross-Cultural Counseling and Education Conference for Research, Action, and Change, follow the instructions below to submit your presentation materials:

Submit Complete Presentation

1. Click Submit Complete Presentation or My Account.
2. Login to your account.
3. Click on your proposal title.
4. Select Revise presentation on the left-hand menu.
5. Upload your presentation files and click Submit.


Accepted Presenters for current or previous sessions of the National Cross-Cultural Counseling and Education Conference for Research, Action, and Change are encouraged to submit your presentation materials by e-mail to digitalcommons@georgiasouthern.edu and they will post within three business days.

E-mail Presentation Materials

Why Submit Your Presentation? More exposure for your work! Presentations are searchable through Google, and you will receive reports showing how many people have downloaded your presentation. You can also apply a Creative Commons License to your presentation, which controls how people can use your presentation materials.

What can you upload? PowerPoint Slides, papers, handouts, video, audio, and any other documents you used during your presentation.

Need Help? Email for help on submitting proposals and presentations. If you have questions about the conference, please visit the Conference Homepage or email .

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