The call for speakers is now closed!
The Symposium is scheduled for April 22-23, 2021 and will be offered as a VIRTUAL event. Each session will be 45 minutes in length which includes: a 5 minute introduction, 30 minute speaker presentation, and 10 minutes for Q&A. Speakers will present using WebEx meetings.
Here are a few resources for speakers:
- Speaker Guidance
- Video on How to Set Up a Webcam and Microphone for speaking during virtual events
- Paper Format Guidelines
- Sample Sessions from 2020: Kevin Coleman and Wendy Wickham
Below are the important deadlines for speakers for the 2021 Symposium.
|September 1, 2020||Call for speakers opens|
|November 19, 2020||Last day to submit your abstract|
|December 22, 2020||Acceptance notifications released via e-mail|
|January 4, 2021||Speaker acceptance deadline|
|February 8, 2021||Registration deadline for all speakers|
|March 1, 2021||Completed papers and draft presentations due. Draft presentations will be reviewed by UMD and suggested edits will be provided to speakers.|
|April 12, 2021||Final presentations due.|