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September 12–14, 2016 | Charlotte, NC

To Submit a Presentation

Submission Instructions

Presentation proposals for any of the session formats listed on the Program page should be submitted using the Presentation Submission Form PDF.

Please use the separate Session Topic Submission Form PDF if you would like to organize a full 1½ hour conference session.

Completed Presentation Submission Forms and Session Topic Submission Forms should be e-mailed to Submission forms may also be faxed to 803-777-4972.

The submission deadline has been extended to Friday, April 15, 2016.

You will receive an e-mail with a confirmation number within 1 business day of submission to confirm receipt. If you do not receive a confirmation e-mail, please contact Amanda Farris at (803) 777-6875 or


Presentation or session descriptions should not exceed 500 words.

Descriptions should be clearly written and organized and concisely state how the proposed presentation addresses the conference goals.

Content: Presentation or session ideas should demonstrate relevance to the conference themes and show how the project or issue is pertinent to the Carolinas. The Program Committee may decline to consider abstracts with other focus.

Format: The purpose of providing different session formats is to engage the audience and create opportunities for interactive learning and networking. Descriptions of the different formats can be found on the Program page. If there is a particular type of presentation format in which you would like to present, please select the appropriate session type on the submission form, otherwise the Program Committee will assign you to the session type that best suits your abstract.

Important Information for Presenters

Your abstract will not be edited; you are responsible for any spelling, grammatical, and typographical errors.

By submitting an abstract, you are granting CISA permission to publish it in the conference program and to disseminate it electronically.

All accepted presenters will be notified in time to register at the early registration rate.