Research Symposium Submission Form

Note that the Research Symposium submissions are not the same as submissions for the National Conference. The Research Symposium will occur on July 7-9, two days before the National Conference. The Research Symposium is geared toward researchers and will involve a limited audience.

Submission Information: The 2020 Research Symposium Proposal Review Committee will review all proposals. The selection of papers will be made on the basis of committee judgments of scientific merit, significance, and contribution to the overall composition of the conference.  Please plan your submissions for a presentation of approximately 10 minutes in duration, with the primary goal of highlighting the main concepts or ideas that you are studying.


Proposals are due January 3, 2019.


Submissions may represent completed research projects or pilot projects with IRB approval for the following topics:

  • Etiologies and biological characteristics of CAS
  • Diagnosis, assessment and speech/features of CAS
  • Treatment of CAS
  • Prognostic indicators of CAS
  • CAS in the context of other related disorders


First authors will be notified of the committee’s decision by February 15, 2020.


Research Symposium
Submission Guidelines:

Proposal: Submitted proposals should be no longer than 500 words. (1) Completed Research projects should include title, concise description of the rationale and specific purpose of the research followed by methods, results, and discussion. (2) Pilot research projects should include title, concise description of the rationale and specific purpose of the research. Inclusion of planned (or ongoing) methods and preliminary data findings is suggested but not required. Ethics/IRB approval should already be obtained. *
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Abstract: Submitted abstracts should contain the title and authors and should be no longer than 100 words. Please note that abstracts will be posted to the Symposium website. Please in the last name of the first author and the title of the proposal in each of your file names. *
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Disclosure Statement: For ASHA CEU’s, we are required to print a disclosure statement in the program for each author. When you submit your proposal, you will be required to include a disclosure statement. *
Maximum upload size: 67.11MB