STUDENT CALL FOR PAPERS 2018 MSHA CONVENTION Tan-Tar-A-Resort
Osage Beach, MO
April 6-10, 2017
Deadline for Submission: November 1, 2017
Carefully read all instructions before
completing and submitting this form. (Note: Failure to follow
instructions may result in rejection of the proposal.) Questions
can be directed to:
MSHA Central Office
2000 East Broadway, PMB 296
Columbia, MO 65201
Prior to completing this form, please read the form completely to insure all of the information requested is provided including the following:
Speaker Disclosure for each Presenter
Email address for each Presenter
Bio for each Presenter
accordance with ASHA practice, submission of a proposal is a commitment to
be a registered participant of the convention. Registration is not
complimentary for accepted proposals, including professionals and
students. Any exceptions to this policy must be authorized by the
MSHA Central Office.
Abstract:The Program Abstract Page
is the direct copy for printing abstracts in the Convention publications.It should be carefully prepared and proofread.The
abstract should not exceed 250 words. Submissions over this size will be edited by the MSHA Office.
Outcomes:Learning Outcomes are
behavioral statements reflecting the knowledge/skills participants are expected
to demonstrate following participation in the session.Learning Outcomes are written in the format, At the culmination of the
session the participant will be able to (e.g.,". describe the function of the swallowing
station. list three
considerations in selecting candidates for cochlear implants.)
Sketches of All Presenters:Biographical
sketches include the name of the presenters, their affiliations (i.e., practice
settings) and contact information.
Level: All presentations must indicate level of instruction
utilizing the following descriptions:
This level assumes the
audience has little or no information within the areas covered so that the
focus of the presentation is based upon general orientation and increased
This level assumes the
audience has general familiarity with the literature and professional
practice so that the focus of the presentation is upon increased
understanding and application by the participant.
This level assumes
total familiarity with current literature and professional practice in the
area. The focus is upon recent advances, future directions and
application of research.
student technical sessions/case study presentations will have an LCD
projector available for use during the presentation. If your
presentation cannot conform to using a LCD, please specify AV needs and
provide an explanation. Your request will be taken under
consideration. Speakers making computer presentations must
provide their own laptop computers. AV is not provided for poster sessions. MAC users must provide their own conection cords to the LCD Projector.
Handouts:In the interest of
defraying some of the expense associated with presenting at the convention,
MSHA offers online posting of handouts to all presenters.
be sent in an electronic format to the MSHA Office.
images and photos. Include only those relevant to the topic. If your
presentation contains a large number of images resulting in a large file,
we may find it necessary to convert your handouts to text only.
Handouts are limited
to 20 pages. Handouts containing more than 20 pages will not be posted to the website and will be returned to the presenter to edit.
Forward handouts to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than March 8, 2018. Handouts will be posted online two weeks prior to the
convention. The appointed liaison will receive email reminders to
facilitate this process should you wish to post handouts online.
Accepting Papers and Suggestions:
Convention Planning Team will be guided in the selection of proposals by the following criteria:(1) Quality, (2) Distribution of subject matter, timeliness,
popular demand, etc., (3) Program balance (i.e. basic, applied research, poster,
etc.), and (4) Broad-based membership participation
proposal must designate a liaison. The liaison will be contacted via
email no later than mid-December with the Convention Planning Team's
decision regarding acceptance or decline of proposals. The
liaison is responsible for relaying information from MSHA to all authors of
must not be used by members or nonmembers to promote, take
orders for, or sell products or materials.
required to disclose to participants (prior to the presentation) any
proprietary interest in any product, instrument, device, service, or
materials discussed in a presentation as well as the source of compensation
related to the presentation.
program presenters are expected to follow accepted procedures to protect human
subjects.Such procedures might
include possession of evidence of a statement from a Human Service Review
Committee authorizing the study as one that adequately protects the human
subjects, possession of evidence informed consent and signed release from all
subjects or clients approving the use of data or clinical materials for
presentation in a public forum (essential for clinical material or presentations
involving videotapes), or evidence from written material presented in response
to this Call for Papers that would indicate that subject or client identity has
been appropriately protected.
a unique opportunity for dialogue between the presenter and the attende,
and are an excellent format for presenting information that lends itself
readily to display.Authors
must construct a poster exhibit that can stand alone in conveying
display should contain the title and author(s), the statement of purpose,
and if it is a scientific investigation, the principle results.Both content and appearance of posters must be of high quality.Dimensions of display boards provided by MSHA are 4ft (H) by 6ft
(W).Presenters may be requested to present posters a minimum of one
hour to a maximum of two hours.Presenters
are urged to have additional handout information available for
distribution at the poster session.
Student Case Study/Technical Sessions provide an
opportunity for students to present information of scientific
investigation and/or case study and principle results. Students
provide information verbally in 15 minute sessions to include 5 minutes
for questions and answers. An LCD projector will be available for all
case study/technical sessions.
Please complete the following form and submit (via the website) by
November 1, 2017.
For questions on the submission, completion, or
content for the Call for Papers, contact
MSHA Central Office.