2020 Annual Meeting: Call for Presentation Proposals

2020 EBAA Annual Meeting: Call for Presentation Proposals

EBAA is collecting proposals for education topics to be presented during the 2020 Annual Meeting, June 17-20, 2020, at the Fairmont Dallas in Dallas, Texas.

During the meeting, there will be keynote presentations, concurrent sessions, workshops, and much more. If you have a suggestion for a topic or speaker, or both, that would be of interest to eye bank professionals and/or eye bank Medical Directors, we encourage you to submit your proposal.

If your topic is selected, you will receive $50 off of your meeting registration and will be entered into a drawing for one of the following:

  • One free night stay at the Fairmont Dallas (or voucher for $200 to be used toward food or a spa treatment/service)
  • One free registration for the 2020 Annual Meeting.

Contribute to the meeting of the year for eye bank professionals and eye bank Medical Directors; submit a proposal today!

Presentation Types

The presentations may fit into the following formats:

  • 45-minute Keynote Presentation
  • 60-minute concurrent session (Single presenter or panel)
  • 90 minute concurrent session (single presenter or panel)
  • 20-30 minute session as part of a larger workshop (Technical Skills, Donor Development, Quality Assurance)
  • 30 minute skill sharing presentation
  • 10-minute presentation on a specific skill, solution, best practice

General Topics of Interest

Topics of focus at the meeting include but are not limited to:

  • Donor/Hospital Development
  • Funeral Home/ME/Coroner Relationships
  • Technical Procedures and Best Practices
  • Tissue Evaluation
  • Call Center Operations
  • Gift of Sight: Donor and Recipient Stories
  • Communications/ Marketing/ Public Outreach
  • Quality Assurance
  • Ocular or Sight Related Information
  • Administrative/ HR Issues
  • Innovation in Eye Banking
  • Emerging Practices in Eye Banking
  • Donor Eligibility
  • Case Studies
  • Best Practices on specific areas of eye banking
  • Skill sharing/ demonstrations

Requirements

Proposal should meet the following requirements:

  • Only complete submissions will be considered.
  • EBAA reserves the right to change the format of accepted topics (e.g. a topic submitted as a general session may be accepted as concurrent session, topic may be deemed suitable to another format such as webinar, etc.)
  • All presenters are expected to pay their own travel costs, hotel accommodations, and the conference registration fee, unless otherwise approved
  • Presenters listed in proposal should be aware and have committed to participate if the presentation is accepted
  • If accepted, all deadlines must be met. Failure to meet deadlines may result in changes to the program.

Submission Deadline

Presentation Proposals Due Monday, November 25.