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2020 GMDI Conference - Call for Workshop Proposals

The GMDI Conference Committee is excited to announce a call for proposals for workshop sessions at the upcoming 2020 conference in Austin, Texas April 29th through May 2nd.  GMDI recognizes that members are applying their skills in unique ways to better serve their patients! Here is professional development opportunity to share your experience and expertise with your colleagues at the 2020 GMDI Conference. 

Please consider the requirements below in preparing your proposal:

  • All presentations must be educational in nature and not include any sales or marketing information.  Speakers are encouraged to prepare and present original and/or evidence-based material.

  • A variety of topic areas including, but not limited to, research findings, clinical applications, patient education or advocacy, and professional issues will be considered.  Workshops may include interactive activities (e.g. small group discussions, role plays)

  • Workshops with one or two speakers will be considered. 

  • Each workshop will last 1 hour and will be presented twice.   A minimum of 15 minutes for questions and discussions with the audience is recommended for every 45 minutes of content.

 The concurrent workshops will be scheduled on Thursday and Friday afternoons of the conference.  Each 1-hour workshop will be presented twice.   

All proposals must contain the following items:

  • Title – please limit to 255 characters or less

  • Background and Purpose – provide a brief descriptive paragraph outlining the nature of your proposed session as well as goals and overall structure (limit to 2200 characters or less)

  • Include 2-3 learning objectives and a timing outline.  Please allow for a minimum of 10-15 minutes for discussion and Q&A.

  • Why is this topic important for the conference attendees?

  • A statement of any conflict of interest is required for all submissions. 

All proposals will be carefully evaluated by the conference Co-Chairs and committee.  A limited number of proposals will be selected.  for presentation at the 2020 Conference.  

Compensation

GMDI will provide a $1200 stipend for each proposal that is accepted.  If there are 2 speakers, this amount will be divided between them.  Each speaker will also receive complimentary registration.

 Important Dates

  • All proposals must be received by mid-night (Eastern time) on June 15, 2019

  • Applicants will be notified of the decision on their proposal by July 15, 2019

Proposals should be sent electronically (email attachment) to GMDI Executive Manager, Nancy Callanan (info@gmdi.org).  Please send MS Word files or PDF files only.

 

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