Session Director Resources

2021 Annual Meeting & Courses
February 10-14, 2021

Hilton Austin
Austin, Texas

Timeline at-a-Glance

Date Deadline Great! So, what should I do?
July 15 Session Proposal Acceptances sent Check your email for confirmation of acceptance and session details (scheduling information, timeline and revisions if required)
 
August 5 Final session agendas due from Session Directors for approval by Program Committee Co-Chairs Submit revised agendas to rbuendia@acns.org including presentation titles, speakers and length of presentation
August 10 Initial Speaker Acceptance and COI due Remind speakers to log-in to the ACNS Session Management website to complete their invitation and COI disclosure.
October 1 Preliminary Program Out  
January 14 Presentation slides due from speakers for CME committee review. Click HERE to submit most current version of presentation slides to session management site.
February 5 Presentation Slides Due for Speaker Ready Room Onsite Click HERE to submit most current version of presentation slides to session management site.
February 10-14, 2021 Annual Meeting & Courses
Hilton Austin, Austin, Texas
 

Session Director Handbook

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

Policies

  • Conflict of Interest Disclosure
  • Speaker Policies
    • Speaker Compensation Policy
    • Speaker Compliance with Deadlines
    • Speaker Compliance with Policies & Standards

Program Planning Resources

  • ACNS CME Mission Statement
  • Gap Analysis and Needs Assessment
  • Sample Session Agenda

Other Resources

  • Contact Information
Last updated: July 23, 2020