Seize the opportunity to get involved and help shape the educational program of the SCDM 2019 Annual Conference taking place September 29 – October 2, 2019 in Baltimore!

Shape the Content with Us

As SCDM is continuously looking for ways to improve its educational offering and provide an excellent experience to its conference attendees, we are welcoming the submission of proposals for innovative session formats meant to create an outstanding learning environment.
Submissions will go through a thorough review process to ensure selection of the best educational content and innovative session types. Interviews might be carried out by the Conference Co-Chairs during this process to gain further clarity around your ideas for the sessions.

Please note that previous conference experience is not required. SCDM is always interested in welcoming new volunteers as it seeks to fulfill its mission.
Those selected to serve as session chairs will be responsible for:

  • sourcing and selecting the speakers;
  • reviewing the content of each speaker’s presentation/ discussion topic;
  • ensuring the high quality and commercial-free nature of the presentations/ interventions;
  • overseeing the entire session content to prevent redundancy and promote consistency;
  • chairing and coordinating the session;
  • promoting discussion during the session/discussion among audience;
  • adhering to the timelines for sending required materials;
  • keep flow the your session moving including maintaining timing to allow for discussion / Q&A;
  • commitment to be available for the entire conference (including the selected speakers) if the session is voted to be held a second time in the Pop-up Sessions slots.

The call for session chairs is now closed. This year, we have received over 75 submissions, which will allow us to create the most innovative and compelling content yet. The exciting different formats submitted will add much to the quality of the conference and the audience interaction. We cannot wait to share more updates with you!