2019 NCPEID Annual Conference

Call for Proposals is Now Open!

The National Consortium for Physical Education for Individuals with Disabilities (NCPEID) invites you to submit your abstracts for the 2019 NCPEID Annual Conference which will take place in Columbia, SC at the University of South Carolina July 18-20

 

Submit a Proposal

 

The NCPEID organizes peer-reviewed, competitively selected presentations for its annual National Conference program under three primary categories.


Types of Sessions

Poster Presentations:

  • Proposal abstract length: 250-300 words
  • Posters should present current research, or most current research related issues such as advocacy, professional development, or other areas.
  • Poster presentation proposals should include the following sections and/or headers: Title; Authors, Affiliation, Contact information; Introduction/Purpose; Methodology; Results/Discussion; Summary/Conclusions
  • The poster should be no larger than 3’ x 4’ in size. NCPEID will provide poster putty. Poster Presentation authors should plan to bring handouts of poster material such as the reference list and the poster content, a one page abstract with author contact information, business cards, etc., to give to those interested.

Free Communications Presentations:

  • Proposal abstract length: 250-300 words
  • Free communications should be centered on research, best practices, advocacy, grant seeking, or other areas. The free communications should be formatted as a 15-20 minute oral presentation that will presented to the entire audience of attendees.

 

Round Table Discussions:

  • Proposal abstract length: 250-300 words
  • Lead one 30-minute collaborative discussion with a group of the conference attendees. The Roundtable Discussions be appropriate in the area of a) Adapted Physical Education (PK-12) or b) Adapted Physical Activity. The Roundtable Discussions are intended to collate and/or build resources (i.e., white papers, position statements, shared ideas) to enhance the organization’s stance and current major issues in the profession. When submitting your proposal, please identify which area (APE or APA) you would like to be considered for during the review process.

 

Emerging Scholars Symposium:

  • Proposal abstract length: 250-300 words
  • This session is dedicated to students and practitioners who are new to but actively engaged in the research process and are seeking feedback from scholars in the field.
    • Note: The lead author accepted for the Emerging Scholars Symposium will have the conference registration fees waived.
  • Emerging Scholars Symposium will be designed in the following format:
    • Students or practitioners orally presenting their research in progress to the entire audience (5-8 min per presenter).
    • Followed by a 20-minute breakout poster session format at their poster area, where the emerging scholars receive additional feedback and inquiries individually from audience members.
    • Poster presentation proposals should include the following sections and/or headers: Title; Authors, Affiliation, Contact information; Introduction/Purpose; Methodology; Preliminary Findings/Results/Discussion (if applicable); Summary/Conclusions (if applicable)
  • The poster should be no larger than 3’ x 4’ in size. NCPEID will provide poster putty. Poster Presentation authors should plan to bring handouts of poster material such as the reference list and the poster content, a one page abstract with author contact information, business cards, etc., to give to those interested.

Important Dates

  • Call for Proposals Opens: 2/11/19
  • Call for Proposals Extension: 5/05/19
  • Proposal Status Notification: by 5/17/19

 


Conference Registration 

 

Register now!

 

Registration rates for the 2019 NCPEID Annual Conference:

Early Bird

Register for conference before June 1st and save $30 off the on-site registration rate.

Standard

Take advantage of the $175 standard rate when you register between June 1st - July 1st.

On-Site

Conference attendees may register after July 1st at the on-site registration rate of $190.   

Student Member

Student Member registration rate is $90.

 


 

Housing Accommodations

The Annual Conference Planning Committee has negotiated a NCPEID special room rate for the 2019 NCPEID Annual Conference attendees at the Graduate Columbia hotel.

 

Housing reservations

Graduate Columbia
1619 Pendleton Street
Columbia, South Carolina 29201

 


 

Conference Schedule Coming Soon!

Please send questions or concerns regarding the submission process via email to:

Megan MacDonald, PhD

NCPEID Vice President and Annual Conference and Planning Committee Chair

Associate Professor, Oregon State University

Email: [email protected]