Conference Proposal Submissions


To complete a proposal, please click on this link: RMACES 2020 Conference Proposals


The timeline for proposals will be as follows:

  • January 1st: The submission portal for proposals will open (links will be via email of RMACES membership as well)
  • February 29th: The submission portal for proposals will close
  • April 15th: Presentation selections decisions will be emailed to lead presenters

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RMACES 2020 Conference Information Needed to Submit a Proposal:

  • Submitter Information
  1. First Name
  2. Last Name
  3. Email Address
  4. Institutional Affiliation
  5. Phone Number
  • Lead Presenter Information
  1. First Name (as you would like it to appear in conference program)
  2. Last Name (as you would like it to appear in conference program)
  3. Highest Degree Earned as of the time of the conference
  4. Licenses and Certifications
  5. Institutional Affiliation
  6. Primary Mailing Address
  7. Phone
  8. Email Address
  9. [1-8 same for any additional presenters to be added to proposal]
  • Program Title and Format
    1. Title (100 characters max)
    2. Preferred Session Format (education session/roundtable/poster/2-hour intensive)
    3. Are you willing to accept a different format?


  • Session Questions
  1. Presenter Expertise (Please comment briefly on the presenters' collective education, experience, and/or training to present on the topic areas proposed. The bio will be included on a session review form and must be prepared for blind review. Do not include information in this section that would compromise the blind review including presenters names or publications. 1500 characters max)
  2. Conference Program Abstract (500 characters max)
  3. Synopsis of Program (Provide a synopsis of  the content of your program; include overview of rationale, content addressed, and presentation format. 1500 characters max)
  4. Learning Objectives (Provide three learning outcomes attendees can expect as a result of participating in your program. Objectives must be relevant to the work of professional counselors, supervisors, and counselor educators. Learning objectives will be made available to participants. (500 characters max)
  • Presenter Agreement
  1. Individuals' names may only appear on two presentations, whether you are lead presenter or co-presenter.
  2. All presenters will be available to present Thursday 10/01/20 until Saturday 10/3/20 from 8am - 5pm.
  3. RMACES will provide one LCD projector/screen combo in each content presentation room.  Any other A/V needs (e.g., Computer VGA/HDMI adapters, Internet access, DVD/CD players, televisions, external speakers, etc.) are the responsibility of the presenter.
  4. All presenters must register for the conference by 7/15/20 to be included in the conference program.
  5. Presenters will provide handouts or make your presentation available to participants within one week of the conference. 
  6. Please note, cancellations received after the program has been printed may result in a presenter/proposal disqualification for the next RMACES conference.