Call for Proposals

The Call for Proposals is now closed.

Thank you to all who submitted a proposal for the 2024 NACADA Annual Conference. Notifications will be sent in April.

Important Reminders

  • A well-written proposal and abstract will enhance your application. Check for spelling errors before submitting!
  • Do  NOT  include your name or the name of your institution anywhere in the title, abstract, or proposal to ensure an impartial review.
  • An individual may submit a maximum of four (4) presentation proposals, whether as a lead or co-presenter, for preconference workshops, poster sessions, concurrent sessions, or panel sessions. An individual may only submit a maximum of two (2) scholarly papers, per conference.
  • It is critical that the title and abstract reflect the content of your proposed session. Attendees depend on the title and abstract to determine which sessions to attend. 
  • The deadline to submit is Thursday, February 22, 2024. Late proposals will not be accepted. We highly recommend submitting your proposal early.

Phase I: Volunteer Reviews

Volunteer peer reviewers evaluate assigned proposals submitted using the proposal rating rubric. Late evaluations will be no accepted/reviewed.

Phase II: Chair Reviews

Advising Community, Preconference Workshop, Poster, and Concurrent Chairs compile peer reviewer evaluations for assigned topics/proposal session type. After compiling reviewer evaluations and recommendations, chairs submit their recommended proposal selections to the conference chair(s). 

Phase III: Final Decisions

The conference chair(s) reviews all recomendations from phase I and II. Final decisions are made based on proposal scores, reviewer and chair comments, and with consideration of balancing tracks and other factors to maintain a diverse and broad program of sessions.

Phase IV: Notifications Sent

After proposal selections are finalized, all proposal submitters are notified of selection status the first part of April.

Phase V: Sessions Scheduled

Selected presenters are notified of their presentation day/time/format in early June. Presenters MUST be available to present on any day of conference.