AEFP 46th Annual Conference

Promoting Equity and OpportunityThrough Education Policy Research

Held Virtually from March 17-20, 2021

Proposal Management System Guide

Welcome to AEFP’s online conference management system! We are excited to receive your paper/poster or policy talk submission. This guide will take you step by step through the process of submitting your application. Learn more about proposal requirements here


 

Submit a paper/poster proposal  Submit a policy talk proposal

Step 1: Sign in or register

You can sign in with a Google or LinkedIn account. Alternatively, you can use your institution’s email by typing it in the “Sign in or register with email” box. You will receive an email confirmation of account creation. After registering, you may need to exit out of your profile and click again on the original link from AEFP’s website. You should then be directed to the Paper/Poster Submission Form or the Policy Talk Submission Form.

Sign in

Step 2 – Poster/Paper submission: Fill out the information for your proposal

Enter the title of your submission, the name, as well as your authors and their affiliations. Confirm that at least one of your authors will register and attend to present. Be sure to indicate your primary methodology as well. If your primary methodology is not listed, please describe it in the space provided.

Enter your abstract in the space provided, using no more than 750 words. You will be able to upload supporting documents below. Please combine all documents into one file.

Indicate the key words associated with your work. These will be used to categorize presentations. Finally, carefully read our media policy and submit. Don't close out your window just yet!

Step 2 – Poster/Paper submission: Fill out the information for your proposal

Step 2 – Policy talk submission: Fill out the information for your proposal.

Enter the title of your submission, the name and affiliation of your panelists, and affirm that all panelists will register in full to attend. Indicate if your policy talk includes a policy maker or practitioner panelist. If not, we ask that you include a paragraph explaining your justification later on in the form. This should be entered under the “Policy Talk Description” question.

Enter your policy talk description using a maximum of 1000 words. If you have not included a policy maker or practitioner in your policy talk, please justify why in the space provided.

Upload any supporting papers by combining them into one document, and indicate the key words associated with your work. These will be used to categorize presentations. Finally, carefully read our media policy and submit. Don't close out your window yet!

Step 2 – Policy talk submission: Fill out the information for your proposal.

Step 3: Check and edit your submission

We recommend you don’t close out the window after pressing submit. After pressing submit, you will be immediately emailed a confirmation that your proposal was successfully submitted. Please make note of the reference number. This email will also let you view the information that will appear in the abstract book, if accepted. Please review this for accuracy. If any errors have been made, you can edit your submission by clicking the “amend” button on the page you were directed to immediately after submitting the form. After you have checked that your abstract summary is error free, then you can close your window.

Step 3: Check and edit your submission

If you need to edit your submission at any time, you can do so by clicking the pencil on your dashboard. You can access your dashboard at any time by clicking the logo in the upper left-hand corner of your screen.


Thanks for submitting!