Call for Submissions
deadline: July 15, 2014 (decisions by August 1)
The theme of the NCRE 2014 conference is " Implementation
Science: Applications for Tribal Settings”
Presentations do NOT have to fit this theme. Presentations of ALL RESEARCH addressing
children’s development within American Indian and Alaska Native community
contexts are welcome.
address the following are, however, particularly encouraged:
- A focus on
the etiology, prevention, or treatment of substance use problems directly,
or on early risk factors in development that are associated with later
substance use problems
- Risk and
prevention/intervention at the individual, family, and/or community level
between tribal and university partners
NCRE is made up
of scholars from diverse disciplines. One of NCRE’s primary goals is to provide
a forum for greater dissemination of research across disciplinary lines. Thus,
the submission of material that may have recently been presented elsewhere
is welcome here to foster broader dissemination.
presentations will occur in breakout sessions with 1 presentation per session,
to facilitate discussion among presenters and participants. Each presenter will
have 45 minutes for an oral presentation of research, followed by 30 minutes discussion
with the audience (75 minutes total).
an ideal format for material that can be explained briefly and is suited for
graphic or visual presentation. Poster presentations also provide opportunities
for higher levels of interaction and discussion. Accepted posters will be
grouped thematically into poster symposia sessions of 3-4 posters; each symposium
will last 1 hour, with the first 30 minutes allowing time for the audience to
visit each poster and interact with authors and the last 30 minutes dedicated
to a group discussion regarding all the posters in the session.
Process and Criteria for All Submission Formats
empirical data (coded and analyzed, even if not yet complete) or relevant
theoretical data should be included in your summary to provide a basis for
evaluation of your submission.
submission will be reviewed by at least two members of the NCRE steering
will be reviewed according to the following criteria:
of elements of the theme of this conference
- Prepare an
to 300 words) that briefly provides background for the research, states
hypotheses, describes the participants and methodology, and highlights key
- Complete the
online submission form and paste the abstract in the space
provided on the form.
online by July 15th.
You will be
notified via email of the review decision by August 1, 2014.
Abstracts for accepted presentations will be published in the conference
program and posted on the NCRE website.