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Call for Proposals


Dear Colleagues! 

The Institute for Scholarship, Pedagogy, Innovation, and Research Excellence (InSPIRE) and the UTEP Edge team invite you to submit one or more session proposals to present at this year’s conference on Elevating Student Success through Collaboration and Innovation 

We are soliciting proposal types ranging from pre-conference workshops (3 hrs. in duration) to lightning talks (15 min.), roundtables, and posters. Proposals involving (under)graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, part-time/adjunct/affiliate faculty, and staff as co- and/or lead presenters are especially encouraged.  

In preparing your submission, we recommend that you consult the following proposal template. When ready, please submit your proposal here. Please note that the completed proposals are due no later than 11:59pm (MT) on Monday, Sept. 18th. In the interim, please do not hesitate to reach out to with any questions or concerns that might arise, and we look forward to reviewing your submissions! 

Session Types: 

  • Pre-Conference Workshops 
  • Short talks 
  • Lightning talks 
  • Roundtables 
  • Poster Presentation 

Please note that the proposal review committee may recommend that a submission be restructured to fit within a different presentation format as a result of the review process. If this is the case, the author(s) will be contacted to discuss the proposed modification(s). 

For more information, see this Description of Session Formats