Call for Proposals

The theme of this year’s conference is Empowering Learners.  Inspiring Leaders.

Who should submit proposals?  

Any students or faculty in the Instructional Systems or related fields are welcome to submit proposals for the IST Conference.  Students and scholars of all disciplines are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity to gain experience in conference presenting.

How do I submit a proposal?  

To submit a proposal, please complete the 2017 IST Conference Proposal Form.

What should I include in my proposal?

For specific requirements for your proposal, please refer to the 2017 Conference Proposal Guidelines.   Please remember to remove all identifying information from your full proposal (i.e. name, affiliation, position) for a complete blind review.

When is my proposal due?  

All proposals are due on Tuesday, January 31. 

When will I hear back about my proposal?

Proposal selection decisions will be made in mid to late February.  You will receive a response from our proposal selection committee via e-mail.

How does the proposal selection work?

All proposals are blind reviewed by two or more reviewers.

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