Call for proposals

2020 Vision: Seeing Graduate Education Clearly

March 8–11, 2020 | Albuquerque, New Mexico

All proposals for sessions, presentations, and roundtable discussions must be submitted online using the Call for Proposals Submission form. 

The deadline for submission of proposals is December 1, 2019.  Notification of acceptance will be sent by December 20, 2019.

We encourage any presentations related to graduate education. Some suggested topics include:

  • Increasing Diversity of Graduate Programs
  • The Politics of Graduate Education
  • Managing a Graduate School
  • Graduate Student Mental Health
  • Professional Master’s Degree
  • Improving training for graduate teaching and research assistants
  • Student Support Networks Across Universities
  • Mentoring Sessions for New Graduate Administrators (Associate Deans Workshop)
  • Faculty Directors and University Partnerships for Graduate Initiatives
  • Balancing Oversight with Innovation
  • Reducing Student Debt and Time-to-Degree

We're looking forward to broad participation and welcome your proposals for presentations that address these and other topics of interest concerning graduate education. 

Proposal Requirements

When completing the online proposal form, you will need to provide the following information.

  • Title of the individual or organized session
  • Abstract of 250 words maximum and 2–4 Keywords that describe the content of the presentation
  • Presenter(s) information: name, title, university affiliation, phone number and email

Formats and Timing

  • Individual presenters should plan for either 20 or 30 minutes, with either 2 or 3 presenters per 75-minute session, leaving time for discussion and questions.
  • Organized Panels, Roundtables, and Workshops will be allowed 75 minutes total, including all presentations, questions, reporting, etc.

Please note: All presenters attending must register for the conference.