2019 Annual Conference Call for Proposals

The call for proposals for ILACADA’s Annual Conference is now open! The theme for this year’s conference is “Let the Magic of Advising Begin.”  Submissions on any and all topics are welcome, but topics focused on the conference theme are preferred. Here are a few suggestions and corresponding NACADA Core Competencies:

Potions: No cauldron required! Any “ingredient” beneficial to creating the perfect recipe for advising success, may be added to the mix—from process to curriculum or assessment! (C-4, C-5, I-2, I-3, I-4)

History of Magic: This class is the study of advising history. Learn about the magic (theory, practice, values, and environment) that help inform our practice! (C-1, C-2, C-3, C-6, I-1)

Transfiguration: Whether it be helping students navigate change from informational to institutional, fostering their metamorphoses from orientation to graduation; or encouraging ongoing growth and development of our advising practice, let’s conjure our best practices! (I-2, I-5, I-7, R-1, R-4, R-5, R7).

Defence Against the Dark Arts: Help your students find their inner Patronus! Constant vigilance is needed to help guard against potential advising pitfalls (best practices), combat unexpected student obstacles (goal setting, interpreting and navigating policy), and overcome relational challenges (I-2, I-6, R2, R-3, R-5)

We encourage novice as well as experienced presenters to submit a proposal. Advisors, administrators, faculty, counselors, career development specialists, researchers, and graduate students are all welcome to submit proposals. If you have advanced techniques or proven practices to share that address higher education’s academic advising needs, please consider submitting a proposal.

For more information on creating a presentation proposal and the evaluation criteria used by the reviewers, please click here to view the  tutorial guide.

Session Formats:

Presentation: One-hour session that can include lecture, demonstrations, and/or participant discussion about topics relevant to the field of academic advising.

Panel Discussion: One-hour panel session where speakers address a specific advising topic each from their own perspective. Panel sessions are highly interactive with panelists representing multiple points of view from different institutions. Time is allowed for audience input and questions.

Poster: Presentation in the form of a bulletin display and delivered primarily through the use of graphics and handout material. Session attendees have the opportunity to interact one-on-one with the presenter. This format is well suited for presentations of specific campus programs or results of a research study. All posters are presented during a one-hour highly interactive session.

Important Deadlines:

  • July 15, 2019 – Proposal submissions due
  • Week of August 5th – All potential presenters will be notified of their proposal status
  • Conference registration open now

Questions and Submission:

For questions regarding your proposal, please email Daryl Cherry (dacherr@siue.edu)

2019 ILACADA Annual Conference Call for Proposals
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Due to the high costs of Audio-visual equipment, please consider carefully the most efficient presentation methods. Check ONLY specific equipment needed. In all cases, computers are the presenter\'s responsibility. Program Committee will determine availability. Do not request equipment for which you do not have training to use.
500 words or less
150 words or less
Please identify any and all of the NACADA Core Competencies in the area of Conceptual, Informational and Relational that are relevant to your presentation
Proposals from representatives who do not represent higher education institutions will be reviewed separately. Sessions are not to be used by individuals for marketing or selling products or consulting or other services. This policy does not prevent product users from referring to specific commercial products nor does it prevent user roundtable discussions regarding specific products. Submission of this proposal signifies my agreement to abide by the NACADA Commercial Policy. YOU MUST CHECK ONE
1. All of the presenters listed must register and pay the appropriate conference registration fee. 2. Presenters must be available to present at any presentation time during the conference. 3. All of the presenters listed attest that all conference presentations and materials are their original work; and/or that they will obtain permission to use any materials that are not their original work and correctly cite the original source(s).

Once you submit your proposal, you will see a \”Presentation Proposal has been Submitted!\” confirmation page indicating that your proposal has been successfully submitted. Please be patient during processing – it may take a few moments.

DO NOT TRY TO REPEAT SUBMITTING.

A confirmation containing your submission details will be automatically sent to you via email following your successful submission. The subject line will read: \”Confirmation of ILACADA Presentation Proposal.\” If you do not receive an email confirmation, email ilacada@ilacada.org. Please notify us if you don\’t get the email confirmation within one day of submission.

If you need to make a change to an application you have already submitted, email ilacada@ilacada.org. DO NOT re-submit the same application if you need to make a change.