2018 Call for Breakout Sessions

Call for Breakout Sessions!
Now Closed

Do you have health literacy related experience you’d like to share with your colleagues? If so, please submit your presentation today!

Submission deadline is November 3, 2017

Conference attendees

Previous attendees to IHA’s Annual Health Literacy Conference include:

  • Health educators
  • Nurses
  • Physicians and Pharmacists
  • Nutritionists
  • Librarians
  • Academics/Faculty
  • Hospital professionals
  • Cultural/linguistics professionals
  • Instructional designers
  • Health plan professionals
  • Students
  • Others in healthcare and adult education

How we select sessions

Breakout Session presentations will be evaluated on how well they meet the following guidelines:

  • Provides usable information addressing an area related to health literacy.
  • Teaches attendees a specific skill or provides a tool participants can use in their daily practice.
  • Uses a hands-on, skill-building approach.
  • Meets 3 clear and achievable learning objectives.

Tips to filling out the application

  1. Fill out the pdf application here form before the online application. This will allow you to save your information in case your online application doesn’t submit successfully. You will receive a confirmation email once your application is successfully submitted.
  2. Clearly outline your presentation. We are looking for well-defined class objectives and teaching methods. We also highly encourage hands-on, skill building approach when appropriate.
  3. You can submit more than one presentation. Please submit different applications for each topic you would like to present.
  4. You may have multiple speakers. A session can have multiple presenters but you must indicate which presenter will receive the honorarium, hotel nights, tuition, and airfare.

General Submission Guidelines

Use the online application below to submit your presentation.  You will receive a confirmation once your online application is successfully submitted.

Print the confirmation page for your records. You will immediately receive a confirmation once your application is successfully submitted. You may need to allow pop-up windows in your browser in order to view the confirmation page. If you do not receive a confirmation, your application was not received. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

Please DO NOT submit a presentation directly to someone at IHA. It will not be included in the database and will not get reviewed.

Important dates

November 3, 2017 – Deadline to submit a proposal
December 20, 2017 – Applicants will be notified of results.

The Call for Breakouts has now ended. Thank you.