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 manager/creator, the lead author should access and submit information to PS. 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 properties
  • Obtain information on each of your co-authors that is requested
  • When you provide your own lead author information, you will be asked to make a list of all of the authors, in order, with their institutions in () behind their name. A sample is provided in the instructions at this point in the PS form.  
  • Save and upload your Paper or Special Topics document. 
  • Submit and watch for PS confirmation of your submission