2017 Annual Meeting and Courses, February 8-12, 2017, 2016 Phoenix, Arizona

Session Director Resources

2017 Annual Meeting & Courses
February 8-12, 2017
Sheraton Grand Phoenix
Phoenix, Arizona

Timeline at-a-Glance

Date Deadline Great! So, what should I do?
June 22 Session Proposal Acceptances sent Check your email for confirmation of acceptance and session details (scheduling information, timeline and revisions if required)

Click HERE to accept the invitation and complete your COI disclosure.
July 11 Final session agendas due from Session Directors for approval by Program Committee Co-Chairs Submit revised agendas to lkonop@acns.org including presentation titles, speakers and length of presentation
August 1 Speaker Invitation emails sent  
August 15 Speaker Acceptance and COI due Remind speakers to log-in to the ACNS Session Management website to complete their invitation and COI disclosure.
September 12 Replacement speaker invitation emails sent Provide replacement speakers to lkonop@acns.org.
September 23 Replacement speakers acceptance and COI due  
October 1 Preliminary Program Out  
December 1 Abstracts due from speakers reporting COI Click HERE to submit presentation abstract in session management site.
December 30 Presentation slides due from ALL speakers for CME committee review. Click HERE to submit most current version of presentation slides to session management site.
February 8-12, 2017 Annual Meeting & Courses
Sheraton Grand Phoenix; Phoenix, AZ

For a complete timeline of Annual Meeting Session Director and Speaker requirements, click HERE

Session Director Handbook

  • Program Planning
    • Gap Analysis and Needs Assessment
    • Session Agenda
    • Speaker & Topic Selection
    • Timelines
    • Slide Review
  • Budget
    • Honoraria
    • Travel & Housing
    • Registration
  • Onsite Logistics
    • Program Moderation
    • Audience Participation


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