Extended deadline: October 15, 2013


Submission Guidelines:

  • Topics may include but are not limited to: Adolescent/AODA issues, Boundary Issues, Drug Courts, Elderly, Gambling, Inhalants, Intervention, LGBTQ Issues, Nursing Issues, Multicultural Issues, Relapse, Rural Prevention, Sexual Trauma, Treatment Issues, Women's Issues, etc. 
  • Each presentation proposal should include the following information:
  1. An abstract of appropriate length- If your session is selected, these abstracts will be used on the website, in the printed program and potentially other promotional opportunities. Abstracts that exceed the indicated length will be edited as needed.
    • Track- 300-500 words
    • Mini Workshop- 150-300 words
    • Special Topic-100-150 words
  2. Abstracts should contain learning goals and objectives and should reflect the depth necessary for the selected session length.
  3. A one-page Vita or brief resume must accompany each presenter.

Payment and Reimbursement information: 

  • Please note that all payment information is based per session. Multiple presenters will split the payments and any applicable reimbursements referenced below. Institute Faculty who choose to stay and/or eat off-campus during the conference should plan to do so at their own expense without reimbursement.

Institute Track:

  • 12 hours taught over 4 days, 3.5 hours day 1, 2 and 3 and 1.5 hours day 4- (MON, TUES, WED, THURS)
  • $1200 honorarium, up to $500 travel reimbursement, includes complimentary conference registration and on-campus room and board.


  • 4.5 hours taught over 3 days, Approx 1.5 hours each day- (MON, TUES, WED)
  • $300 honorarium, includes complimentary conference registration and on-campus room and board.

Special Topic:

  • 1.5 hours taught within one day- (MON or TUES or WED)
  • $100 honorarium payment OR $100 discount off of conference registration. (Full conference registration and on campus room and board is NOT included as part of special topic payment.)

Please note: If you have not received a response within 24-48 hours of your submission, please contact taggartt@uwstout.edu to verify your materials were submitted and received correctly.