Call for Proposals

Call for Proposals

Submit a Speaking Proposal by Friday, November 18, Midnight, ET

The Society of Research Administrators International is currently looking for informed subject experts to speak at the 2023 Joint Section Meeting. We are seeking speakers who can contribute new insights and/or practices. New and previous speakers are welcomed!

Speaking at an SRA International Section Meeting provides you with an excellent opportunity to share your knowledge and learning experiences, increase your exposure and network with other research administrators and managers from around the world!

Information for the Speaker

How to submit a speaking proposal?

  • Click on "Submit a Speaking Proposal". You are going to be transferred to an external website. Fill out the online form with all of the required information.
  • Once submitted, you cannot edit your submission(s). If you want to make any changes before Wednesday, November 18, please send an email to Jennifer Atkison.

What are my responsibilities?

  • Before you start with the online submission process, please review the Submission Guidelines below and SRA International Speaker Guidelines 
  • Complete the online speaking proposal submission to conduct a workshop and/or concurrent.
  • Once your proposal is accepted, you will be required to sign and agree to the Submission Guidelines.
  • Update your proposal if needed, add co-speakers and any AV requirements
  • Provide a PowerPoint presentation by the deadline. Headquarters to print and distribute workshop handouts to registered attendees and post handouts online for concurrent sessions.

How long are the presentations?

You could choose between 60-minute concurrent sessions, half- and full-day workshops (held for two days before the conference). 

Which tracks are going to be offered at the 2023 Joint Section Meeting?

There are seven (7) tracks that are offered at the section meeting.

  • Clinical Trials & Academic Medical Center
  • Departmental Administration
  • Directors Forum - Separate Proposal Submission
  • New World of Work
  • Pre-Award & Research Development
  • Post-Award & Financial Management
  • Security and Compliance

How many proposals can I submit?

There is no limit on the number of proposals you may submit, however, a speaker cannot present in more than 1 workshop and 2 concurrent sessions.

When will I hear about whether my proposal was accepted?

The proposals are going to be reviewed in January 2023. Notifications will be sent in February 2023.

Can I make changes to my proposal once I have submitted it?

Yes. Speakers can edit by sending an email to Jennifer Atkison by the end of the proposal deadline Friday, November 18, Midnight, ET.

What does SRA International provide?

  • Support the speakers with any questions pertaining to the program and the logistics.
  • Advertise the program, track all program attendance and provide all program registrants with a confirmation e-mail. SRA International will also help respond to e-mail and telephone inquiries about the program.
  • Provide all registrants with continuing education credit hours.
  • Handle all technical aspects of the Section Meeting. 

SRA International is a volunteer organization. No reimbursement, complimentary registrations or stipends are being offered.

Submit a Speaking Proposal Now!