How to Submit for Conference Consideration

Use these instructions for submissions of both:

  • Competitive Research Papers
  • Special Topics Submissions
  • Download How to Prepare Your Proposal For ProposalSpace HERE.
  • Download How to Obtain a ProposalSpace Account HERE.
  • Go to
  • Create a free account and make note of your password.
  • Make a "safe sender" in your email system (here's how).
  • Read the specific Call for Conference Papers and Proposals for Special Topics Sessions to which you wish to apply.
  • Only the Manger/Creator should access and submit information to PS. This SHOULD MATCH the First & Corresponding Author (which is the Lead Author or Chair for Special Topics). This person is the ONLY person who will receive notices from PS or from the Conference Chair. 
  • Log into PS and start your proposal with a title; you will receive an email from that confirms that you have begun a proposal.
  • Look over the proposal requirements in ProposalSpace and make a list of what you need to prepare. We suggest that you prepare materials before you start by drafting them in a text file from which you can block and paste.
  • Prepare your document for attachment removing all names in the body, in track-changes, and in the document properties.
  • Obtain information on each of your co-authors that is required (first and last name, organization, email address, and phone number).
  • When you provide your own lead author information, you will be asked to make a list of all of the authors, in the order you wish them to be printed in the official program. 
  • Save and upload your Paper or Special Topics document. 
  • Submit and watch for PS confirmation of your submission.