Educational Development Professionals Conference

Call for Proposals

CFP Opens: March 6, 2023
Deadline for proposal submissions:
May 8, 2023
Notifications of acceptance sent by:
June 6, 2023

Accepting Proposals for:

  • 60-minute concurrent sessions
  • Poster presentations.

Live Event: August 15–16 | On Demand August 17–November 15


Sessions in this track focus on developing, marketing and delivering faculty training workshops and resources.

Faculty Engagement & Retention
Sessions will focus on strategies for balancing the competing demands of an academic career, overcoming challenges to retention; and reenergizing faculty.

These sessions focus on the assessment of faculty progress, professional development initiatives, and measuring success. Sessions may include: learning records; performance evaluation models; feedback; and development plans.

Practices and Strategies
Sessions in this track will highlight trends in pedagogy; best practices in improving instruction and boosting student engagement/success; and strategies for creating inclusive learning environments.

Sessions in this track support building and refining innovative approaches to higher-education leadership in support of student success; building faculty collaboration; addressing conflict resolution; coaching/mentoring faculty; fostering inclusion and belonging for faculty; and building a positive working and learning environment.

Special Topics
With the complexity of faculty development roles and responsibilities at different institutions, sometimes our work doesn’t fit neatly into a single category. Submissions for this track represent topics not clearly defined in another track, such as: securing funding; strategic planning; publishing scholarly work; wellbeing and balance.

Must provide:

  • Session title and abstract
  • Content and context
  • Three literature references
  • Relevance
  • Engagement activities

If accepted, presenters must

  • Submit an electronic version of their PowerPoint slides
  • Agree to having the session recorded for on-demand use (check box for “Yes”).
  • Submit a PDF version of their poster and .MP3 audio narration
  • Register for the conference (discounted fee for presenters: $250.00)