Presentation on theme: "Author Instructions How to upload a Session Proposal that will not have any papers -1 Step Process."— Presentation transcript:
Author Instructions How to upload a Session Proposal that will not have any papers -1 Step Process
Create a New Full Session Proposal Select this if you are organizing a full 90 minute program What to Include in the Session Proposal: ( Words You will type the session title into a text box. You will then type the additional session document information into a separate text box and include the following. –Moderator, name, –If this session is organized by a committee please include this in the session document –Please tell us if this is a traditional session with abstracts or a panel/non paper session. –Short description of what will be discussed during the 90 minute program including a few bullet points explaining what the audience will learn or take away from your presentation. How will this help the audience do their job? –List the presenters and include a title or brief description (two sentences) on what they will speak about
Quick Summary Submitting a non paper or panel session one step process Log in to paper management system Select Create a New Full Session Proposal. Select Topic from drop down menu Type in Session title Type in session document Hit create proposal Last screen you will see Congratulations on the successful submission of your session
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Author Page Authors have 3 choices; 1)Submit a New Individual Abstract 2) Submit Abstract to an Existing Session Proposal 3) Create a New Full Session Proposal It is very important that you make the correct selection. See next slide for definitions.
Definitions New Individual Abstract – document that describes an individuals presentation. You are not working with a group to organize a full 90 minute program. You submit your abstract to a topic and subtopic. New Full Session Proposal – A session is a 90 minute program. Traditional Session require 2 steps. Traditional Session has a moderator and about 4 papers presented. A panel session has a moderator and presenters but no papers and may be more interactive. Submit Abstract to an Existing Session Proposal - If you have been contacted by someone organizing a Full Session and you have been told what the name of the Session is then you would select this option. Your document describes what you will discuss during your part of the full session. If you have not been contacted then you do not select this option. You select New Individual Abstract.
Session Proposal Screen On this screen select the topic the session should fall under and then enter the session Title. Then type in the text of the session document. Since you have chosen a non paper session you have a one step process. Once you see the successfully submitted screen you are done. You can not decide later to have a paper. No abstracts connected to the session equal no final paper.