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Call for Speakers at The National 2020

Submit your application to speak at The National 2015 today!The Call for Speakers for The National 2020 is now open!

The APMA Annual Meeting Committee is seeking innovative lectures on foot and ankle medicine for the APMA 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting (The National), July 23-26 in Boston. Broad topic areas include surgery, biomechanics, dermatology, complications, wound care, and trauma; however, any topic related to foot and ankle care will be considered. If you are interested in sharing your expertise with APMA’s membership, please submit your lecture topic(s) online, through our Call for Speakers portal by October 4, 2019. DPMs must be APMA members in good standing to be considered for the faculty.

APMA will again use the online portal to for the application process easier for you. Note: If you submitted a proposal last year you may use these same credentials to enter the system. However, you will be asked to re-enter all personal information to ensure APMA has your current CV and disclosures.

To apply, follow these instructions:

  1. Go to the Call for Speakers site.
  2. Select “Enter Now”, then select “Click Here” under “New to This Site?” on the left side of the screen.
  3. Enter your contact email address, create your login credentials and password, agree to the data policy, and select “Enter.”
  4. Fill out the required (and optional, if desired) speaker fields. Note: If someone else is filling out the application on your behalf, these responses should correspond to the presenting physician.
  5. Disclose any financial relationships. If you have a disclosure, enter the name of the commercial interest and the nature of the relationship, then click “Add.” Complete this step for all financial relationships.
  6. Select and upload a current CV (in PDF).
  7. You will then be directed to your Author Home page. To create a new presentation for consideration, select “Create a New Presentation” under “My Submissions.”
  8. Provide the presentation title and learning objectives, then select “Add New Presentation.” Once you click this button, you will receive a confirmation that your presentation was successfully submitted for consideration.

You can add additional presentation topics or modify a submission until the Call for Speakers deadline on October 4. Once all submissions are received, the Annual Meeting Committee will review the presentations.

Please note: The final decision on the educational program for the Annual Scientific Meeting is made by the Board of Trustees based on the recommendations of the Annual Meeting Committee.