The deadline for submitting proposals for sessions and posters for the 2016 AHA Annual Meeting in Atlanta is approaching. Be sure to submit your proposal to the Program Committee by 11:59 p.m. Pacific time on February 15, 2015. Complete information about submitting a proposal can be found on our website.
The deadline for submitting proposals for the 128th annual meeting in 2014 in Washington, D.C., is Friday, February 15. The online proposal system will automatically shut down at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Standard Time. (Note that this is 8 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time.)
This article originally appeared in the January issue of Perspectives on History.
Over the years, we have realized that there are some myths circulating about what the Program Committee looks for in a session proposal. Here are a few common misunderstandings.
Myth: Your proposal will be accepted if you line up a famous chair.
The Program Committee is much more interested in the quality of the proposal and the information that will be presented at the session than the name recognition of the chair.
The electronic system for submitting proposals for the 2014 Annual Meeting in Washington, DC is now available online. Submissions must be complete by February 15, 2013.