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March 30-31, 2023 | Online

Speech, Language and Learning Intervention Research Symposium

Call for proposals

Are you a researcher actively working with a community collaborator from an educational, medical or community/government organization to improve the educational experiences of children from underrepresented cultural and linguistic communities? 

The Speech, Language and Learning Intervention Research Symposium is seeking proposals from researchers along with their partner educators, practitioners, community partners and other invested parties to highlight both successes and lessons learned from past or current collaborations.

The theme of SLLIVRS 2023 will be Practice to Research: Establishing Partnerships to Create Community-Based Solutions.

We are especially interested in collaborations with partners from underrepresented communities including individuals and parents of individuals with communication disorders.

General guidelines for submitted oral presentations

  • 25-minute presentation by community partner discussing their role, experience and takeaways from partnership with researchers 
  • 25-minute panel discussion with the researcher, presenter, and two additional colleagues invited by the presenting team
  • 20-minute small group break out groups addressing action steps proposed by the presenting team 

General guidelines for poster presentations

SLLIVRS will feature two types of posters this year: 

Data-based poster presentations

  • Data-based poster presentations addressing collaborative efforts between parties with an invested interest in promoting equitable access to culturally and linguistically appropriate education to children from underrepresented and diverse backgrounds.
  • Should demonstrate clear learning outcomes and relate to this year’s conference theme.
  • Accepted presentations will be presented in poster format only.

"Partnership highlight" poster presentations

  • Partnership highlight poster presentations address the creation of and current collaborations between invested parties and researchers.
  • Should demonstrate the steps that were taken to establish partnerships and recommendations for best practices to establish and maintain these partnerships.
  • Should relate to this year’s conference theme.
  • Accepted presentations will be presented in poster format only.

The deadline for all submissions is Feb. 10, 2023.

Important dates

Deadline for submission: Feb. 10, 2023, 11:59 p.m. MST
Notice of acceptance: Feb. 24, 2023
Deadline for finalized submissions: March 17, 2023

Submissions have closed for the 2023 conference.