Submitting Your Proposal - Step-by-Step

  • Navigate to the Online Submission Portal
    • Click Start
  • Search for your Profile
    • If you registered for an ARMA conference in 2023 or 2024, you would have a profile in our event management platform
    • Enter your last name and email and press “Search” 
      • If your information IS NOT listed, click “Start” to begin
      • If your information IS listed, select the radio button next to your name and press “Start” 
      • This action will create a profile for you in our event management platform 
  • Enter Speaker Information and Answer Requested and Required Questions
    • Enter your profile information in upper/lower case
    • All fields in “red” are required
    • You are encouraged to upload a headshot – this will be used on the conference website if you are selected
  • Answer Requested and Required Questions  
    • Session Title - Your title should signify the outcomes or take-aways. Avoid using abbreviations, acronyms, and any wordplay that might confuse a reader. Limit the title to 100 characters.
    • Session Description - The description needs to clearly describe the topic, the outcomes, and why attendees will benefit. Include two to five take-aways and any relevant details on your teaching approach, learning tools, and handouts. Please consider how you are going to relay the information to the participants; what teaching methods you plan to use; what interactivity will be provided; what is unique or new about the format. (Titles and descriptions may later be edited by ARMA International.)
    • Session Learning Objectives - Briefly state up to three specific, measurable, and action-oriented learning objectives that complete the following sentence: “Upon completing this session, participants will be able to…”
    • Proposed Session Topic Area - What is the primary focus of your program content? Select the most appropriate topic(s) from among the options provided. 
    • Co-Presenters – If you plan to co-present with another speaker, please let us know. 
  • Choose to Finish Your Submission or Save for Later Submission
    • You will be able to edit your abstract through the Proposal Service Center through February 20, 2024. If you begin your submission and do not complete the full process, the site will save your entered information. You must use the same email address utilized upon the start of the process to continue your saved application. 
  • Confirmation
    • Once you submit, you will see a thank you message.
    • You will also receive an email submission confirmation with a link.
    • If you DO NOT receive an email confirmation, please check your spam/junk folder associated with the email you used on the proposal.

Contact Us
Please contact for assistance or with questions regarding your Call for Proposals submission.

If you would like to discuss your idea or explore potential ideas for sessions, please contact for assistance.