13th Annual Summit on Performance Management Excellence at the Rosen Centre, Orlando Florida on September 16 - 18, 2020

Call for Proposals


Complete Our Online Proposal Form

Due to COVID-19 social distancing directives, we are monitoring potential travel and attendance restrictions and will make event adjustments as needed.

You are invited to submit a proposal to present at the 13th Annual Summit on Performance Management Excellence Conference in Orlando, Florida!

  • Who: Program evaluation and quality assurance/continuous improvement practitioners, researchers, advocates, graduate students, educators and administrators
  • Topic: All areas of program evaluation, research and quality assurance/continuous improvement
  • Deadline: Monday, May 4, 2020

Submit your proposal for one of the following formats:

  • 60-minute conference presentation
  • 75-minute conference presentation
  • 60-minute roundtable discussion
  • Poster presentation

Conference Objectives:

  • Share educational experiences based on the expertise of knowledgeable professionals.
  • Showcase the evaluation results and projects of VR practitioners, academic researchers and other researchers in the VR field.
  • Promote excellence in program evaluation and quality assurance as a means to providing quality employment-related services to people with disabilities.
  • Highlight Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies’ strategies for internal controls, post exit services, program evaluation, case review processes, accurate data collection of credentials, skills gains and other workplace integration, which are necessary to support long-term employment outcomes and consumer self-sufficiency.
  • Support collaboration, resource sharing, networking opportunities, and technical assistance among conference attendees, presenters and sponsoring agencies.
  • Offer technical assistance to promote excellence in VR outcomes.

    Proposal Submission Form

    • (The person submitting this form is responsible for notifying all co-presenters about the status of the proposal.)
    • Session Description

    • Please choose your session preference. The conference planning committee may request a change based on scheduling needs. A member of the committee will be in touch with you on confirming the session type.
    • Please provide a brief description of your session.
    • (Please use specific action verbs to identify what the attendees will learn from this session. This will be used in the program description of the session. If there are specific tools, techniques, or products that attendees will acquire as a result of participation, please describe them here.)
    • (We require presenters to bring their own laptops, if needed.)
    • Enter your name as the person submitting the proposal and the date:
    • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
    • This is essential to give us time to make sure materials are accessible and available to conference participants. This is a requirement of conference presenters.
    • Important Note About Accessibility:

    • It is very important for this conference to have materials that are accessible to all participants:
      • If you are not able to send conference presentation materials by Friday, August 14, 2020, please contact: Ann Lynn Banton ann.banton@dbvi.virginia.gov
      • Once a program is accepted, presenters will receive guidelines to follow regarding accessibility of presentation materials to be submitted.
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