Poster Proposal Guidelines

Proposals for Poster Sessions

Submission Deadline: November 15, 2014

Purpose: To offer a pictorial presentation of a Global Educational Issue.

The poster sessions will offer a visual presentation of a global educational issue addressing the conference topic areas. To submit a proposal for the poster session, authors must submit a proposal that contains a 250 word abstract (excluding references) along with a title page. On the title page, list the title along with the name and institution of each author. The lead author must include contact information – address, email, and telephone number. At least one author must be present during the poster session.

Submission Format

The abstract should be written in Arial 12-point font. Use American Psychological Association (APA) 6th edition guidelines for references. No identifying information should appear in the abstract. Submit the proposal as a pdf. file.

Reviewing procedures

Once a submission has been made, no changes in authorship or order of authors will be allowed. Each submission will be peer-reviewed by 2 reviewers. If there is a disagreement as to whether or not to accept a proposal a third reviewer will be the deciding vote. All acceptances and rejections will be communicated by December 1, 2014.


  • There is a limit of 2 submissions by a principal/first author.
  • All authors/co-authors and workshop, symposia, and innovative session presenters must register for the annual meeting.
  • The Program Committee may exclude any proposal that does not meet the guidelines specified in this publication.
  • Presenters are expected to bring 10-15 copies of their papers to the annual meeting for distribution to the audience, OR upload a digital copy of the paper to the Universality of Global Education Issues Paper Repository website. More information about the Repository will be disseminated in the Fall.
  • All meeting rooms at the annual conference will be equipped with an LCD Projector and computer. Please load your presentation on a jump drive for uploading onto the conference room computer.


PLEASE NOTE that conference registration and payment ***RECEIPT*** are required within one month (i.e., BY THE NOVEMBER DEADLINE) of the proposal submission deadline

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