Call For Proposals

Thank you for your interest in presenting at the 2020 NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo, June 17-20, 2020 in Atlanta, GA! The NATA Convention Program Committee oversees development of the educational program, which consists of Committee-developed programming and proposal submissions.

We welcome proposal submissions from NATA members and nonmembers for the following program formats. Be sure to read the proposal guidelines for each program format prior to submission. A non-refundable Proposal Submission Fee applies: $25 NATA Members/$50 NATA Nonmembers (excluding NATA Committees or Affiliates).  Proposals are due by July 19, 2019.  

New this year, call for themes: Training Load, Biometrics/Analytics, Motor Learning/Motor Behavior and Heat.  Please refer to the proposal guidelines.  

 

Format

Length

# of Speakers

Type

Proposal Guidelines

Lecture

55 minutes

1-2

Lecture Only

Guidelines

Learning Labs

2 hours

1 Lecturer/Lab Leader
& 2nd Lab Leader

1-Hour Lecture & 1-Hour Lab
(attendees split into two groups/labs)

LL Guidelines

Forums

1 hour

2 Panelists

Discussion

Forum Guidelines

 

 

We welcome the following proposal submissions by invitation only.

Format

Length

# Of Speakers

Type

Proposal Guidelines

Committee Sessions (NATA Committees Only)

55 minutes

1-2

Lecture Only

SS Guidelines

Affiliate Sessions (NATA Affiliates Only)

55 minutes

1-2

Lecture Only

AS Guidelines

 

 

Important Information – read before submitting your proposal

  • Proposal topics must fall within one of the five domains of practice for athletic training. Detailed domain information can be found in the Board of Certification Role Delineation Study.
  1. Injury and Illness Prevention and Wellness Promotion
  2. Examination, Assessment and Diagnosis
  3. Immediate and Emergency Care
  4. Therapeutic Intervention
  5. Healthcare Administration and Professional Responsibility
  • You are encouraged to contact the CPC to discuss your session idea and/or presentation format. Please note consultation with the CPC does not guarantee a session or idea will be accepted/approved. All proposals submitted through the Call for Proposals are evaluated through a 3-step review process.
  • Proposal submissions must avoid any affiliation with a commercial product or service.
  • Proposals must adhere to the Meeting Honoraria/Expense Policy/Complimentary Registration Policy, as it will be strictly enforced.
  • Proposals must be complete and accurate with confirmed topic and list of speakers.
    Incomplete and/or late proposals will not be considered.
  • The deadline for submission is July 19, 2019.
  • After July 19, 2019, the Convention Program Committee will only approve a speaker change if the original speaker is unable to attend the annual convention.
  • Due to an increase in proposal submissions and size of the convention facilities, all proposals will not be accepted.  Topics will be selected based on the organization of the program, equipment needs (where applicable), quality of content and speakers and significance of the material to the NATA membership.

 

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