Speaker Information

Event Details

  • Dates: Thursday, May 5, 2022 and Friday, May 6, 2022
  • Agenda – Currently there is an At-A-Glance Agenda available.  The full program will be released in January 2022 following the acceptance of all the session speakers.
  • Format: Virtual, delivered through WebEx Events
  • Session Length: Each session will be 45 minutes in length which includes: a 5 minute introduction, 30 minute speaker presentation, and 10 minutes for Q&A.

Please note that the University of Maryland does not pay speaker fees.  If you are expecting a fee, please do not submit an abstract.

Speaker Resources

Speaker Timeline

Below are the important deadlines for speakers for the 2022 Symposium.

September 1, 2021 Call for speakers opens
November 1, 2021 Last day to submit your abstract
December 16, 2021 Acceptance notifications released via e-mail
January 4, 2022 Speaker acceptance deadline
January 28, 2022 Registration deadline for all speakers
March 28, 2022 Completed papers and draft presentations due.  Draft presentations will be reviewed by UMD and suggested edits will be provided to speakers.

Presentation Template and Fonts

Speaker Guidance

Paper Format Guidelines

How to Set Up a Webcam and Microphone

Email to:  ckeane@umd.edu and kfrankle@umd.edu

April 28, 2022 Final presentations due.

Email to:  ckeane@umd.edu and kfrankle@umd.edu