Submit Proposals

Call for Proposals for the 2018 NYS CEC Convention
October 26-27, 2018
Albany, NY

The New York State Council for Exceptional thanks you for your interest in presenting at our 2018 NYS CEC Convention being held at the Hilton Albany on October 26-27 in Albany, New York. Seeking to build a high-quality program, we look forward to reviewing your proposal!

To begin, please review the guidelines and follow the link below to complete and submit a proposal form. 

Proposals are due June 1, 2018

Acceptance Notice by July 31, 2018

Look for Registration Information Coming Soon

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Important Dates

Important Dates: 
Submission Deadline - June 1, 2018
Acceptance Notice - July 31, 2018
Presenter Registration Deadline September 14, 2018
Final Presentation Materials Submission Deadline - October 6, 2018

Submissions FAQ

1.How many proposals can I submit?

You can submit up to two session proposals.  

2. What are reviewers looking for? 

Proposals that are geared to our knowledgeable, highly educated, and experienced audience; present new information on various points of view; experienced presenter(s); timeliness and relevance of the topic; usefulness of information; and potential to attract and engage conference attendees. Proposals that seem designed to promote a particular program, school, or product, will not be accepted.

3. Who can I contact for further information? 

Please contact the NYS CEC Proposal Review Committee


Proposal Guidelines

All proposals must include a proposal prepared for blind review. It must included the following information:

* Title of Presentation (Limit to 12 words)
* Presentation Description of the presentation including a review of relevant literature and aim of the session (500-700 words)
* Abstract (Limit to 50 words
* Save as Word or PDF file using the presentation title as the filename. 

Fill out Submission Form

Important Considerations

       All proposals must be received by Friday, June 1, 2018, in order to be considered for the 2018 NYS CEC Convention.
  All respondents will receive notification by e-mail regarding the acceptance or rejection of a submitted proposal no later than Tuesday, July 31, 2018. Notice may be earlier depending on each individual submission date.
  Acknowledgment that submission of a proposal is a commitment that all session participants will register for the convention by Friday, September 14, 2018, is required. Failure to register will result in cancellation of session and removal of name from conference brochure.
  Final presentation materials s should be emailed to the Convention Committee no later than Friday, October 5, 2018