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Call for Papers
HLAA Region VII Conference

October 6-7. 2006
Odessa, Texas


Abstracts Submission

 (send submission to Lois Johnson, at eljohnson1@academicplanet.com or Kim Brownen at mbrownen@flash.net)


 Submission guidelines:
1.    Please follow the following 8 (eight) guidelines in the submission,
2.    The contents of your paper must be of acceptable quality and provide stimulating learning experiences to the audiences
3.    Please email or fax your submission to Sumalai Maroonroge, Ph.D, maroonroge@aol.com or fax 409-880-2265
4.    Submission deadline: June 30, 2006
5.    Paper notification: July 30,2006
6.    Paper presentation: October 6 or October 7, 2006


TITLE  (Title cannot exceed 12 words)

Please enter your title using title case as this will be printed on the
Convention program book

INFORMATION ABOUT THE PRESENTER (s):

PRIMARY PRESENTER: (Main contact person for notification)

Name:

Affiliation:

Biographical Sketch:
The biographical sketch must detail the author's qualifications  to present on a topic (use 50 words or less)


Email:

CO-PRESENTER:

Name:
Affiliation:
Biographical Sketch:
The biographical sketch must detail the author's qualifications  to present on a topic (use 50 words or less)

Address:

Email:


YOU MAY ADD ADDITIONAL PRESENTER(s), but please follow the above format to provide information about the presenter


ABSTRACT OF PROPOSAL:
(Not to exceed 200 words to describe the essence of your presentation. The abstract you submitted will be printed in the convention program book)

SUMMARY OF PROPOSAL:
(Not to exceed 1000 words to describe your presentation in details, so the committee will be able to evaluate your proposal

ABSTRACT TYPE: The abstracts will be divided into 3 sub-categories as we have 3 separate concurrent sessions at the conference, each session will be given 90 minutes.

 Professional Education (medical, research, audiology, hearing devices and technology related to hearing loss)

 General Consumer Education (consumer information on managing  our hearing loss, self supported group, peer information/management strategies)

 Vocational Rehabilitation (vocational trainings, school, university training programs, workplace skills and legal issues). These sessions are only in available on Saturday October 7, 2006.


LEARNER OUTCOME: Please list 3 things that you want your audiences to learn after attending your session.

The audiences will be able to _________________________

The audiences will be able to_________________________

The audiences will be able to_________________________

PRESENTATION DAY REQUESTED: We will try our best to fill your request, but we are unable to guarantee till all the paper are in for final consideration (Friday afternoon and all day Saturday):

 Day 1 (October 6,2006)

 Day 2 (October 7, 2006)


 Audio-Visual Equipment: All rooms will contain the following:
    Screen
    1 podium microphone; pointer
    Computer with PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and LCD projector
    Switcher for use with personal laptop computers

Please note!

    No Internet Access available
    Slide projectors & overhead projectors are not available