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Proposal to Tutorial to PRESENTATION
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Proposal to Tutorial to PRESENTATION 

 Author Handbook: Please review and keep this valuable guide handy as you work through the Tutorial Proposal and Presentation process. 

  • Stage One:  The Tutorial Proposal
    • As a prospective tutorial presenter, you will submit an abstract, topical outline, and a set of learning objectives. Note: Tutorial authors do not submit papers.
    • Online tutorial proposal form (open 6 Jan - 27 February)
  • Stage Two: The Draft Tutorial Presentation 
    • If your tutorial proposal is selected for expansion into a presentation, you will be assigned a birddog, who will be your liaison to the Tutorial Board and be a champion for your presentation at the July review. You will submit a draft set of presentation slides along with CEU questions to the Tutorial Board for review.
    •  Full Tutorial Presenter's Kit containing all of the files listed below.
      Downloading this file requires WinZip, a free program that will allow you to open the file. If you cannot open the file, go to and install WinZip on your computer. For more information, visit

    • Individual Files:
  • Stage Three: The Final Tutorial Presentation 
    • If your presentation is selected for I/ITSEC 2013, you will receive birddog feedback and then you will submit a final tutorial for presentation. The upload instructions are the same as provided above.

Additional Concerns
For any concerns please contact your bird-dog (assigned if submission
approved). If unable to locate your bird-dog, contact:
Janet Cichelli Spruill ( for questions about your Paper, or Bob Richbourg ( for questions about your Tutorial. 
If unable to reach either, contact Barbara McDaniel (

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