2021 Proposal Submission

Proposal Resources

Proposal Submission Guidelines                                                                      Elements of a Successful Proposal

The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) is accepting session proposals to review for the 2021 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Los Angeles, California.

Are you considering submitting a 
proposal but want to know more?
Watch this presentation on the Hows
and Whys
put together by Program
Committee member Keith Eddleman, MD, FACMG.

Proposals must be submitted through the ACMG submission website by Wednesday, May 27, 2020 and should contain the following:
  1. Submitter: First name, MI, Last name, Degree(s), Workplace position, Name of workplace, Address, Email address and Contact phone number of the submitter
  2. Title of proposal (maximum of 120 characters or less)
  3. Format of proposal – See format options below and click on the link on the login page for descriptions
  4. Description (up to 4200 characters including spaces)
  5. Rationale for proposal (advances, policies, performance gaps, controversies, ethics …)
  6. Learning objectives 
  7. Target audience (maximum of 1000 characters)
  8. Presenters, Presentation Titles and Moderator
  9. Suggested length of session
  10. Audience Response System for Engagement

Session Types

  • Short Course
  • Scientific Plenary Session
  • Scientific Concurrent Session
  • Workshop:
    Hands-on Workshop
    Trainee Workshop
    Non-trainee workshop

Session Format

Short Presentation with Panel Discussion
Ask the Experts
TED-style Talks
Case Studies (Diagnostic Challenges, Small Group Problem Solving/Discussion)
Case Vignettes/Role Play
Important Dates
Monday, March 30, 2020 2021 Proposal Site Opens www.acmgmeeting.net 
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 Proposal Submission Site Closes
Monday, August 3, 2020 Notification to submitters of proposal acceptance or non-acceptance
Friday, August 14, 2020 Deadline for Submitters Confirmed Speakers and Finalized Session (Full session details)
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 Speaker/Moderator Event Center Opens
Friday, September 25, 2020 Speakers/Moderators Deadline to Complete Participation Requirements in the Event Center
Friday, March 19, 2021 Final PowerPoint Presentations Uploaded and questions
April 13 - 17, 2021 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting, Los Angeles, CA