Call for proposals

Systemic Problems and Systemic Solutions

The call for proposals is now closed.

We invite presentations related to the topics below:

  • Course Evaluations: Creating inclusive syllabi
  • Simplifying Processes: Less paperwork for getting students in, through and out
  • Inclusive pre-requirements: Graduate Admission without BS/BA - Undergraduate Degrees without grades?
  • Supporting non-traditional students: The role of mentors and advisors
  • Enhancing Belonging: Peer Mentoring
  • Career Readiness: Helping students reflect on what they know, want and are capable of
  • Competence-building leaning: or competency-based learning?
  • Internships: The value of hands-on experiential learning
  • Who is the expert? Experiences with student-designed curricula
  • Micro Credentials: Over credentialing?

Proposal Requirements

For the submission of proposals, please select if you will present as a WAGS member or a Sponsor (company).

When completing the online proposal form, please provide the following information:

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

Formats and Timing

  • Individual and group presenters should plan for 30 minutes per session plus about 10 minutes for discussion 
  • As the conference will be held virtually, please plan for presentations to be delivered through a virtual platform. The WAGS virtual conference platform will integrate Zoom.

All proposals for breakout sessions must be submitted online using the Call for Proposals Submission form.

The deadline for submission of proposals is December 30, 2021.

Notifications of acceptance will be sent by January 10, 2022.