2020 Proposal Submission

Proposal Resources


Proposal Formats

Scientific Plenary Session
Scientific Concurrent Session
Short Course
Trainee Workshop
TED-style Talks
Case Vignettes/Role Play
Ask the Experts
Ignite Talks
Design Thinking/Hackathon Session-problem solving by small groups
R.Rodney Howell Symposium
Case Studies (Diagnostic Challenges, Small Group Problem Solving/Discussion)

Proposals must be submitted through the ACMG submission website by Monday, May 20, 2019 and should contain the following:

  1. Submitter: First name, MI, last name, degree(s), job title, company or institution, address, email address and phone number
  2. Title of proposal (maximum of 120 characters or less)
  3. Format of proposal – See format options above and click on the link on the login page for descriptions
  4. Description (up to 4200 characters including spaces)
  5. Rationale for the proposal (advances, policies, performance gaps, controversies, ethics …)
  6. Learning objectives (1 objective is required for each 30 minutes of learning and per 30 minutes of each speaker’s presentation). Example: A 2-hour session with 4 speakers must have 4 session objectives and 4 speaker objectives, a total of 8 learning objectives. This is a requirement for providing genetic counselor credits.
  7. Target audience
  8. Presenters, Presentation Titles and Moderator: 
    - First name. MI, Last name, Degree(s), Place of work, email address and contact phone number.
    - Proposals may have up to 5 presenters and 1 moderator. Moderator must be an ACMG member. 
  9.  Maximum of 1-2 nonmember presenters per session
  10. Suggested length of session
  11.  Audience Response System: Please indicate if the session will be designed to include interactive activities that would include feedback given through an audience Response System. (Note: Some sessions may be selected to include Audience Response interaction for the purposes of measuring changes in learning)