Session Review and Notification

Button Session Proposal FNCE 2014

  • The Academy Committee for Professional Development (CPD) will review all proposals received on or before Friday, November 15, 2013.
  • The CPD will consider the educational value of each proposal and the extent to which it presents new and/or significant information to the dietetics profession. All proposals will be judged on their quality and individual merit.
  • Proposals received on or before the deadline will be reviewed based on:
    1. appropriateness of topic,
    2. advanced level of content,
    3. science or evidence-based,
    4. cutting-edge information that has not been previously presented,
    5. comprehensiveness of session objectives,
    6. expertise of proposed speakers,
    7. speaker selection related to experience and topics, and
    8. essential practice information.
  • Program planners will be notified of the proposal's final status by late February 2014.
  • A CPD member and/or Academy Staff partner may contact the Program Planner with questions regarding a proposal.
  • Proposals are considered accepted only when the Program Planner receives an electronic/written confirmation from the Academy Professional Development Team.
  • Session details should not be publicized until the Program Planner receives electronic/written confirmation of acceptance from the Academy Professional Development Team.
  • FNCE proposals are considered "works in progress" as the Academy and the CPD work to provide quality programming each year.
  • The Academy has the option to not accept proposed or suggested speakers based on their qualifications or frequency of presentation.
  • Under certain circumstances, the Academy may recommend and/or require speaker modifications for proposal acceptance in order to match the overall programming needs at FNCE.
  • The Academy reserves the right to make recommendations and requirements for revisions of content within proposals prior to acceptance.
  • Generally, due to space and time considerations, only 30-40 percent of proposals are accepted.

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