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Conference Dates: March 4-7, 2018
Proposal Submission Deadline: August 28, 2017

Submit Proposal

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.

Components of Proposal (*USE "PERSON-FIRST LANGUAGE")

  1. TITLE:
    Provide a short proposal title–no more than 15 words.
  2. RELEVANCE:
    Explain how the proposal relates to one or two (no more than two) of the five strands (* SEE STRANDS)
  3. BRIEF DESCRIPTION:
    Write an informative and interesting description of your presentation in 30 to 60 words; include specific objective(s), topics(s), and target audience. (If accepted, this description will be used in the conference program.)
  4. SUMMARY:
    Summarize proposal in 250 to 350 words. Preference will be given to proposals that describe practical models, programs, methods, strategies, or practices and provide “take home” learning opportunities for participants. Session presentations must not include advertisements for books, products, programs, or services.
  5. EVIDENCE:
    Describe evidence that demonstrates the field-tested effectiveness of the proposed solution or approach. Explain how the proposal is based on known research and promising practices.
  6. FORMAT:
    Select preferred presentation format (individual presentation to a group of 50–70, OR poster presentation). Poster presentations will provide an opportunity for interaction and consultation with conference attendees. These presentations should feature visual aids and handouts.
  7. BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH:
    Provide brief biographical information about relevant professional experience.(FOR EACH PRESENTER)
  8. CONTACT INFORMATION:
    Provide address, phone, fax, and email.
  9. PROPOSALS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IF ANY OF THE REQUESTED INFORMATION IS MISSING

    If you have presented at the NYAR Savannah conference, you can permanently store your presentation in the conference site.

    Please submit your 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 digitalcommons@georgiasouthern.edu for help on submitting proposals and presentations. If you have questions about the conference (ex. registration), please visit the Conference Homepage for further information including contact numbers and emails.

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