2017 Call for Proposals

2017 TxCFR Annual Conference

New Proposal Submission Deadline is December 31, 2016

TxCFR encourages new and established professionals as well as graduate and undergraduate students to submit a proposal for the 2017 TxCFR Conference.

Proposals may be made in the following categories:

  • Research Papers - to be presented in a panel presentation format
  • Workshop - a 1-hour interactive and experiential presentation
  • Roundtable Discussions - thoughtful discussions on a particular family-related topic
  • Poster Session - a poster summarizing results/implications of family-related research

For students wishing to submit a research paper for the 2017 TxCFR Student Paper Competition, please see the 2017 TxCFR Student Paper Competition Form.

Each Proposal will require contact information and brief biography (50 words or less) for each author/presenter, as well as the presentation title, summary, and abstract (500 to 1000 words).

  • All proposals will be peer-reviewed in a blind review process to determine acceptance.
  • If accepted to present, any author that is presenting must register for the TxCFR 2017 Conference.

First / Lead Author
Name of First Author (required)
Title/Position & Professional Affiliation of First Author (required)
The First Author is a: (required) Professional Student / New Professional
First Author Email (required)
First Author Address (required)
First Author Contact Phone # (required)

NOTE: If there are more than three authors, additional authors should be noted in the abstract and biography submission just below.

**Author Biography File Upload**
Using the "Browse" button below to upload a document with a brief biography (50 words or less) of each author. (Only one file allowed in this section; 3MB File Size Limit)

Proposed Presentation/Paper Information

  • What is the Title of Presentation/Paper? (required)
  • What type of presentation will this be? More than one category may apply. (required)
     Research Paper Workshop (1 hour interactive presentation) Round Table Discussion Poster Session
  • What presentation aids are needed? [NOTE: all presentation rooms are equipped with digital projectors and screens] (required)
     None Digital Projector and Screen (bring your own computer/presentation device) Paper Flip Chart

Thoroughly describe your presentation in a few sentences (to be used in the TxCFR 2017 Conference Program if accepted). (required)

**Presentation Abstract File Upload**
Using the "Browse" button below, upload an abstract of your presentation using the following guidelines:

  • The abstract can be 500 to 1,000 words
  • The abstract should have NO AUTHOR NAMES or EASILY-IDENTIFIABLE AUTHOR INFORMATION to ensure an impartial anonymous review process.
  • Only one file may be uploaded in this section
  • The file should be less than 3MB (file size limit)

TERMS OF SUBMISSION

  • The Deadline for receiving proposals is 11:59pm CST December 31st, 2016. Acceptance notifications will be sent by December 15th, 2016.
  • Authors' contact information will only be used within TxCFR.
  • All proposals will be peer-reviewed in a blind review process to determine acceptance.
  • If accepted to present, any author that is presenting must register for the TxCFR 2017 Conference.
  • Failure to register will result in the accepted presentation being dropped from the conference program.

YOU MUST CHECK THIS BOX TO AGREE TO THE "TERMS OF SUBMISSION" LISTED ABOVE BEFORE YOU MAY SUBMIT YOUR PROPOSAL.

When you press the "Submit" button below, you will send all of the author contact information above as well as the two file uploads selected above (Author Biography & Presentation Abstract). Once submitted, you will see a notification at the bottom of this page informing you whether the submission was successfully submitted or not. In addition the author(s) will receive a confirmation email if successfully submitted.

Contact Dr. Shelia Lumar for more information or questions about the 2017 TxCFR Conference Proposal Process.