CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS

TOMA and the TXACOFP announces its Call for Presentations for the 16th Annual Convention, June 9–11, 2023. Presenters willing to share their expertise and enhance professional growth in the osteopathic medical field are invited to submit topics/discussion that will attract dedicated osteopathic and allopathic professionals committed to enhancing patient care and medical practice management through the continuing education process.

 


SUBMISSION DEADLINE: March 15, 2023

Presentation proposals must be submitted online and no later than March 15, 2023.  Please read the following guidelines carefully before submitting your proposal.

CRITERIA FOR APPROVAL

Presenter(s) must be an Osteopathic physician (DO), MD or PhD and/or a certified specialist in their field. Topics must be evidence-based.

PRESENTATION PROPOSAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  2. Presentation Title
  3. Session Description - must accurately represent your session and will be included in the conference program
  4. Learning Objective(s) - at least 3 are required
  5. Core Competencies (select at least 1 core competency)
  6. Professional Practice Gap and Educational Need

Note: Incomplete submissions will not be reviewed.

POLICIES

  1. PRESENTATIONS THAT MARKET SPECIFIC SERVICES OR PRODUCTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED, NOR ARE PRESENTATIONS OF THIS NATURE ACCEPTABLE AT THE CONFERENCE.
  2. TOMA/TXACOFP reserves the right to withdraw a speaking opportunity to a speaker for failure to follow the policies outlined.
  3. Proposals must be accompanied by a bio/resume/vita for each presenter and feature an accurate session description.
  4. Speakers who are selected must submit session handouts (PDF) by the deadline.
  5. An LCD projector, laptop, screen, wireless microphone and sound system will be provided in each session room. Additional audio-visual requirements must be submitted via the submission form for consideration. REQUESTS ARE SUBJECT TO APPROVAL BY TOMA/TXACOFP.
  6. TOMA/TXACOFP reserves the right to select any, or none, of the submissions it receives. A proposal may be outstanding but inconsistent with the program committee goals and objectives duplicate another session, etc.
  7. TOMA/TXACOFP reserves the right to change the agenda — including but not limited to the amount of time allotted to the speaker.
  8. Travel and meal expenses are the responsibility of all presenters.
  9. If a speaker's employment changes, they must notify TOMA of the change immediately in writing. Email notices to Jill Sutton at [email protected]. TOMA/TXACOFP reserves the right to re-evaluate any submission based upon a change of employment.

REVIEW PROCESS
Proposals will be reviewed by the Conference Planning Committee and then notifications of acceptance/rejection will be sent.

NOTIFICATION and CONFIRMATION
Final acceptance notification will be sent, via email in early April. Presenters need to reply to the notification email with their acceptance or declination by mid-April. 


Why Present?

Presenter Benefits

  • Visibility, recognition and credibility within the industry.
  • Participating in the growth of your profession and the DO community.
  • New networking opportunities.
  • Presenters receive one additional credit as a presenter. If your session is worth one CME hour you receive two.
  • One-night hotel stay at conference location.
  • Honorarium: One full complimentary registration, value is $525 for members, $700 for non-members.

Confirmed Presenters Obligations

  • Submit a finalized PDF of presentation on or before May 24, 2023. Presentation will be uploaded to the TOMA Virtual Conference Platform prior to conference. PRESENTATIONS NOT RECEIVED BY DEADLINE WILL NOT BE POSTED ONLINE.
  • During your presentation, PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL ONLY and abide by TOMA’s policies as outlined — including no specific marketing of any product or service.