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2024 Academic Advising & Student Success Conference

Bridging Theory and Practice

September 9, 2024

The call for proposals is now open!

UT’s annual Academic Advising & Student Success Conference provides an opportunity to draw from our collective knowledge and reconnect with our regional community. Help advance the field by leading an engaging and thoughtful conference session that resonates with the theme of “Bridging Theory and Practice.”

Program Themes

While all proposals that connect with this broad theme will be considered, the Advising Professional Development Committee is particularly interested in reviewing submissions related to the following areas:

  • Transitions & Transformative Experiences
  • Access & Engagement
  • Collaboration

Submission Guidelines

Submission Components

Before submitting your proposal, please be sure to have the following information ready:

  • Presenter(s)
  • Primary Presenter’s Email
  • Program Title
  • Program Format
  • Program Theme(s)
  • Abstract (150-word maximum)
  • Target Audience
  • one-page document addressing the following:
    Include the presentation title and presenter(s) in the document header.
    • Descriptive summary
    • Learning outcomes
    • Outline of program flow

Submission Criteria

Your proposal will be evaluated using the following standards:

  • Contribution to the conference’s thematic areas
  • Conceptually strong foundation
  • Clearly stated learning outcomes
  • Engaging program format that involves the audience and stimulates discussion

Submission Timeline

  • February 6: Call for proposals opens
  • May 3: Program submission deadline
  • May 24: Final program decisions
  • June 3: Conference registration opens
  • August 5: Conference schedule announcement
  • August 23: Last day to register
  • September 9: Day of conference

Program Submission

To submit a proposal, please complete the linked form no later than 11:59 p.m. EST on May 3, 2024.