2016 Fall Courses - Nashville, Tennessee.

Course Director Resources

2016 Fall Courses
September 24-25, 2015
Sheraton Music City
Nashville, Tennessee

Timeline at-a-Glance

Date Deadline Great! So, what should I do?
March 15 Course Director invitation response deadline; Conflict of Interest (COI) disclosure due Click HERE to complete invitation & COI form in session management site.
April 1 Draft course agendas (including speaker names, presentation titles and scheduling) due to Course and CME Committee Chairs for review, approval Email draft agenda to lkonop@acns.org.

Note: Course Co-Directors should not yet personally invite speakers at this point. Upon approval of the course agenda by the Course and CME Committees, the ACNS Executive Office will send official speaker invitations.
April 11 Revised course agendas due, per feedback from Course & CME Committee, where applicable Email revised agenda to lkonop@acns.org
May 2 Speaker acceptance, COI disclosure due  
August 1 Presentation abstracts due from speakers reporting COI Click HERE to upload abstract to session management site.
August 15 Housing Request Forms due Complete and return the Housing Request Form to lkonop@acns.org.
August 15 Presentation slides due from ALL speakers – for both CME Committee review when COI is reported, AND for inclusion in online course syllabus Click HERE to upload slides to session management site.
September 24-25 Fall Courses – Sheraton Music City; Charlotte, NC See “Onsite Logistics” section of Course Director Handbook below.

For a complete timeline of Course Director and Speaker requirements, click HERE.

To view a complete Preliminary Agenda for the 2016 Fall Courses, (coming soon).

Course Director Handbook

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


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