Please thoroughly read the instructions below.

All submissions must be received by Friday, October 27,2017 at 23:59 EDT. Only proposals that meet this deadline will be accepted.

What you will need at-a-glance

  • Primary Presenter bio (max 250 words)
  • Presentation abstract (max 250 words)

Instructions and Information

  • Please have all the information ready before you complete and submit this form.
  • DO NOT submit a Presentation under anyone's name other than the person who will be presenting.
  • Complete all sections of this submission form. Items with a red left side border are required fields. You will not be able to submit the Presentation for consideration if they are not completed.
  • Sessions are selected based on the abstract submitted and the speaker's background and work experience. Because of these criteria and the limited number of speaking slots available, if a speaker can no longer present at the conference, the replacement speaker's credentials will be reviewed by the conference committee as if it were a new submission. Do not submit a Presentation if you will be unable to attend the conference.
  • The conference committee reserves the right to cancel presenters at any time if they do not respond to communications from the committee.
  • If you would like to submit more than one presentation for consideration, you must submit a separate submission form for each presentation.
  • Presentations should be 1 hour in length. Presentations can include materials presented in a computer lab or as a lecture. Presenters MUST provide their own laptop if chosen to present.
  • Please make certain the information you enter below is correct, and thoroughly read all emails you receive from SHRUG.
  • The conference committee reserves the right to edit presentation titles, bios and abstracts for clarity and space considerations.
  • It is very important that you enter complete and accurate information below. You will not have the ability to make changes to the information once it is submitted.

Please review the Technical Sessions Calendar to check availability and add your preference on the form below. We will do our best to get you into your preferred time slot.

Full Name
Job Title
Presentation Title
Presentation Abstract
Presenter Bio
Agency / Company / Affiliation
Postal Code
Names of Additional Teammates
Suggested Skill Level of the Audience
Please review the Technical Sessions Calendar: to check availability and add your preference below. We will do our best to get you into your time slot.