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Call for Presentations

Welcome!

Thank you for your interest in submitting a presentation for consideration at IAHCSMM’s 2019 Annual Conference & Expo, April 28 – May 1 in Anaheim, CA. Next year’s conference will provide a mix of educational workshops and presentations, to showcase new ideas and methods of improvement within the Central Service/Sterile Processing (CS/SP) field. Educate your peers and contribute to the profession by submitting a presentation for consideration.

All presentation submissions must be received no later than 11:59pm CST, Tuesday, July 31, 2018. Incomplete applications will not be considered for review. IAHCSMM is a nonprofit organization, and therefore, speaker honoraria and/or fees are not available. IAHCSMM further does not provide funding for transportation or lodging. Selected speakers will receive complimentary registration to the 2019 IAHCSMM Annual Conference & Expo.

Schedule:

6/29/18 Call for presentations opens and submissions begin
7/31/18 Call for presentations closes and submissions no longer accepted
10/1/18 Acceptance or rejection notifications sent
10/31/18 Presenter acceptance deadline

Selection Criteria:

The selection committee uses great care in selecting programs for each IAHCSMM Conference. Selections are based on several factors such as:

  1. Topic (identified need, new technologies and standards, originality)
  2. Program description
  3. Clearly defined objectives
  4. Ability to provide information that CS/SP professionals can use to improve their skills, knowledge and facilities

Session Formats:

All topics submitted must be directly related to the CS/SP profession. Proposals are being accepted for the following formats:

  1. Conference Lecture Session by one to three (1-3) presenters for 60 minutes, Sunday – Wednesday, possibly repeated
  2. Pre-Conference Saturday Hands-On Lab by one to three (1-3) presenters for 60 minutes, repeated throughout the day
  3. Pre-Conference Saturday Workshop by one to three (1-3) presenters for 60 minutes, repeated throughout the day
  4. Pre-Conference Saturday Workshop by one to three (1-3) presenters for 3 hours or more, possibly repeated







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