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Abstract Submission


Important Dates*

August 15, 2017 Presentation Abstracts Due
October 31, 2017 Selected authors receive notice of acceptance
March 5, 2018  
Preliminary presentations due for CEU approval process
May 1, 2018                        Final presentation materials due



Abstract Submission Guidelines

Thank you for your interest in submitting an abstract for a possible presentation at EDU '18.


The deadline for submitting abstracts is August 15, 2017. Multiple abstracts may be submitted. All abstracts submitted must include at least four (4) learning objectives. For more information on what to include in your abstract and tips for writing a winning presentation proposal, visit the "Presentation Guidelines" page.


The goal is to provide a comprehensive reference tool for each conference registrant to take home.

  • All presentations must be noncommercial in nature.
  • Presentations will be provided in printed form to attendees as conference materials.
  • A technical paper also may be included to support each presentation.
  • Speaker will make available to the AEC at least eight weeks prior to the date of the EVENT, a copy of any materials he/she will use as handouts during his/her presentation.

Duration of Presentations

Concurrent presentations at EDU ’18 will be 60 minutes in duration with an optional additional 10-minute Q&A session.


Final Presentations

Preliminary presentations will be due March 5, 2018 to allow time for the material to be submitted and vetted for continuing education learning units.


Final presentations will be due May 1, 2018.


Please complete the form below to submit your abstract.


Please note that no speakers, presenters or panelists are paid to attend, including keynote speakers. All speakers pay full registration fees, travel expenses and accommodations. Only in rare cases are a speaker’s fees waived.