The presenter application is now closed as of February 1, 2018. Notifications will be sent out February 15th, 2018.
Presentations will highlight quality and innovative practices relevant to health, physical education, sport management, and kinesiology, while having a well-defined focus on individuals with disabilities. Participates may request to participate in more than one activity.
Keynote Address (45 minutes) – Friday or Saturday.
Lecture Presentation (30 minutes) – Lecture style presentations can range from in-depth scientific research to academic scholarly practices. Presentation and Q&A.
Poster Presentation– Attendees will walk by presenter’s posters and discuss the scholarly information, best practices, initiatives or works in progress that are being presented.
Demonstration (45 minutes) – Presentation preferably with some live action or interactive parts.
Workshop (45 or 90 minutes) – Sessions focused on skill building or formal professional workforce training.
Experience (45 or 90 minutes) – Session will emphasize hands on experience.
Trade Show Vendor or Exhibitor Booth (Saturday 8-4pm) – For products, services and volunteer organizations.
Other – If the above sessions don’t fit but you still want to participate, please tell us how.
The basic requirements for all presentations, exhibitors, demonstrations, and vendors are simple:
- The topic should be interesting, specific, and unique.
- A new or creative approach to an age-old topic is also appreciated!
- The topic must be well thought out and fully developed.
- Presentations must be topic-driven rather than product-driven.
- Presentations must be educational in nature;; not serve as an endorsement or advertisement for any product or service.
Examples might include (but are not limited to):
- Increasing quality of life, providing learning opportunities, and awareness for people living with disabilities.
- Providing relevant curriculum and training through active and adaptive design and programs.
- Exposing participants to new technologies, new possibilities, new solutions and new opportunities to promote healthy living.
- Demonstrating the benefits of designing with disability in mind.
- Assisting individuals and groups in having the opportunity to realize a disability is not an inability.