[Avc2020] AVC Student Bulletin August 4, 2017

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*2018 AAVMC Annual Conference:*

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*2018 AAVMC Annual Conference*

February 28-March 4, 2018

Washington, DC

*Call for Proposals*

The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) is pleased
to announce an exciting opportunity for faculty and students to share their
work and ideas during the 2018 AAVMC Annual Conference, February 28–March
4, 2018 in Washington, D.C. *Proposals for educational sessions and posters
should be submitted no later than August 15, 2017.*

The theme of the 2018 conference is* New Horizons in Veterinary Medical
Education:  Addressing Opportunities with Innovative Approaches*.

Proposals will be considered in, but not limited to, the following

   - *Political landscape*: Trends in higher education, student debt
   - *Reframing education*: Curriculum revision, EPAs and Competencies, new
   trends in content, mental health, financial literacy
   - *Technology*: Simulations, online courses/MOOCS, big data
   - *Research*: Adapting to a changing funding environment
   - *Change management/Leadership*: Leading institutions and faculty
   toward the future

The following attributes are encouraged for educational sessions:

   - Data-based presentations that address research and survey trends
   - Proposals from collaborative, multi-institutional teams
   - Incorporation of inter-professional perspectives
   - Presentations that feature interactive learning and/or small group
   - Proposals with an international or global focus

*Submittal Instructions*

Proposals are due August 15, 2017, and should be submitted using the
following website:


Before logging in to complete your proposal, please be prepared with the
following information:

   - Proposal type: session (workshop, panel, or other), individual
   presentation, poster
   - Proposal title
   - Proposal category
   - Primary contact name
   - Primary contact email address
   - Primary contact phone
   - Author list (please include name, email, degrees/certifications,
   title, and institution)
   - Speaker list (please include name, email, degrees/certifications,
   title, institution, and short bio of 250 words or less)
   - Brief description of topic, message, and intended outcome (300 word
   - 2-3 sentence description to publicize your presentation in the
   conference program and app (for sessions and presentations only)
   - Preferred length (for sessions and presentations only) (30 minutes, 1
   hour, 2 hours)

For session proposals only:

   - Session format (workshop, panel, other)
   - Draft agenda (1 page maximum)

If you have any questions, please contact Andrew Zoeller, Program
Manager at azoeller at aavmc.org.

Lisa Heron
Academic & Student Affairs
avcstudentbulletin at upei.ca
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