Now Accepting Proposals for AARC Congress and Summer Forum 2023

 Published: October 26, 2022

By: Steve Bowden

AARC Request for Proposals 2023 Congress and Summer Forum

Want to present at AARC Congress or Summer Forum in 2023? The AARC invites you to send your proposal for individual lectures or symposia at our next meetings. Proposals should focus on the practice of cardiorespiratory care. Send your proposal by Jan. 6, 2023.

Send Your Proposal

All Members Invited

We welcome new and experienced presenters alike to send proposals. If you believe you’re a content expert or possess unique knowledge on topics relevant to any specialty section, then we encourage you to send your proposal. Presenting at AARC Congress and Summer Forum gives you the chance to showcase your knowledge on a national stage and among your peers.

The KEY to a Successful Proposal Submission

  • Fully read and adhere to all instructions, this will help you complete the proposal with as much accuracy and detail as possible.
  • If you are submitting a proposal on behalf of someone else, please make sure they are available during the meeting dates and they agree with the information you submit AND their email address is current.
  • Write a brief presentation description as you would like to see it in the Program and spell check before you copy paste. (A character count has been added, you will not be allowed to submit if you are over the limit.) This is not the place to add any other comments.
  • Presentation descriptions should not include or be written as learning objectives.
  • Poorly written descriptions may result in rejection of the submission.
  • You are required to submit 2 short learning objectives for each lecture, they should be entered separately.
  • Titles that are unique and creative are likely to draw more attention by the Program Committee. (A character count has been added, you will not be allowed to submit if you are over the limit.)
  • Submit content that is current, on the cutting edge of respiratory care, and that would appeal to the intended audience.
  • Before submitting, discuss your proposed lectures with your specialty section chair. They may be able to provide valuable insight as to what topics are “hot” within the section, which ones may no longer be relevant, and help avoid duplication of lectures. Current contact information for section chairs is available online.
  • Speakers who are willing to present on a gratis basis and/or require little to no financial compensation may be looked upon more favorably than those requiring honorarium, travel and/or lodging support.
  • Be sure you receive a confirmation that your proposal has been successfully submitted AND the information is correct.
  • Late and incomplete proposals will not be reviewed, the deadline to submit is Friday, Jan. 6, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. CST.

About AARC Congress

A premier international respiratory education meeting, AARC Congress attracts thousands of attendees each year. AARC Congress 2023 will be held Nov. 4–7, in Nashville, TN.

About Summer Forum

With sessions geared toward strengthening leadership skills, Summer Forum is the premier meeting for RT managers and educators. Summer Forum 2023 will be held July 15–17 in Ft Lauderdale, FL.

Email with questions or comments, we’d love to hear from you.

Steve Bowden

Steve Bowden is AARC’s Internet Coordinator. He has been designing and developing websites for the association since 1996.

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