Biennial Conference FAQs
FAQ for Biennial Conference
Q: What are the registration fees?
A: 2013 Conference Registration Fees:
Student SCRA Members $125
Professional SCRA Members $320
Student Non-Members $145
Professional Non-Members $360
International Professionals $160
International Students $60
Student One-Day Onsite $100
Professional One-Day Onsite $175
Q: What all does the registration fee cover?
A: The registration fee covers access to all conference activities, including:
- Access to the Biennial mobile app (iPhone, Android, Windows Phone 7, Blackberry, Kindle, iPad)
- Printed program if desired (must opt-in during registration - Go Green if you can!)
- Mentoring opportunities
- Keynote speakers
- All workshops, rountables, symposia, town hall meetings
- Opening reception on 6/27
- Miami Food Truck Lunch on Saturday 6/29
Q: Where is the Banquet on Friday night?
A: The 2013 Biennial Banquet will be held at The Rusty Pelican on Key Biscayne - 3201 Rickenbacker Causeway,Key Biscayne, FL 33149. Be sure to register for the banquet ($20) during the biennial registration process.
Q: What travel support is available for students?
A: Nine awards are available for funding student conference travel this year, at $400 per award! The deadline for submitting your materials is Wednesday, April 24th. The application for funds is HERE, and includes information about eligibility, deadlines, and information to include in your submission.
FAQ for Biennial Conference: Questions About Submissions
Note: as of 1/10/13 the call for submissions is closed
Q: Where do I submit my proposal?
A: When you are ready to submit a proposal for the conference you will want to start HERE (Call for submissions is now closed)
Q: I'm a SCRA member, but the All Academic system is giving me the message "no person with this email in the system" when I try to login or retrieve my login/password - what gives?
A: It is possible that for some reason, your information was not loaded into the All Academic system. If you are certain you are using the same email address as your registration with SCRA, and you still get the error message, then you will need to create a new account.
A: Yes, each author should submit no more than three papers as first author.
Q: Is there a limit to the number of submissions I can make as second or third author?
Q: What is the length of time for symposia?
A: There will be two types of symposia: 90 minutes and 60 minutes. The submitter can select the length of time but the program committee reserves the right to change the length. For example, the program committee may change a submission from 90 minutes to 60 minutes.
Q: What is the minimum number of presenters in a symposium?
Q: What is the length of time for roundtables?
A: 60 minutes
Q: What is the length of time for Town Meeting?
A: Yes, abstracts should be limited to 300 words. For a symposium, the main submitter should write a 300 word abstract describing the entire symposium, and each participant should write a 300 word description of the individual contribution to the panel.
Q: What is the maximum number of presenters in a symposium of 60 minutes?
Q: What is the maximum number of presenters in a symposium of 90 minutes?
Q: Must submissions fit into one of the conference tracks?
Q: Should symposia include action plan for audience participation?
A: Absolutely yes
Q: Should I describe how to involve audience in symposia or roundtable in my abstract?
A: Yes, and you can expand in the seperate field provided if needed.
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