TxCFR 2015 Conference Proposal Form

TxCFR 2015 Conference Proposal Submission Form
TxCFR 2015 Conference

TxCFR wants to encourage new and established professionals as well as graduate and undergraduate students to submit a conference proposal for the TxCFR 2015 Conference using the form below.

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 TxCFR 2015 Student Paper Competition, please see the TxCFR 2015 Student Paper Competition Form.

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

Second Author
Name of Second Author
Title/Position & Professional Affiliation of Second Author
The Second Author is a: ProfessionalStudent / New Professional (<5 yrs in the profession)
Second Author Email
Second Author Address
Second Author Contact Phone #

Third Author
Name of Third Author
Title/Position & Professional Affiliation of Second Author
The Third Author is a: ProfessionalStudent / New Professional (<5 yrs in the profession)
Third Author Email
Third Author Address
Third Author Contact Phone #
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? (required)
Research PaperWorkshop (1 hour interactive presentation)Round Table DiscussionPoster Session
What presentation aids are needed?[NOTE: all presentation rooms are equipped with digital projectors and screens]
Digital Projector and Screen (bring your own computer/presentation device)Paper Flip Chart

Briefly describe your presentation in a few sentences (to be used in the TxCFR 2015 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 should be 200 words or less
  • 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)


  • The Deadline for receiving proposals is NOW 11:59pm CST December 31st, 2016. Acceptance notifications will be sent by January 31, 2015.
  • 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 2015 Conference.
  • Failure to register will result in the accepted presentation being dropped from the conference program.


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. Matt Dodd or Dr. Joanne Roberts with questions