Call for Presenters

The Great Plains ADA Center requests session proposals from those interested in presenting at our National ADA Symposium in Kansas City, MO May, 21-24, 2023 and the Virtual ADASymposium, June 12-14, 2023.

The Great Plains ADA Center is soliciting session proposals from those interested in presenting at either our in-person National ADA Symposium on May 21-24, 2023 in Kansas City, MO, or our virtual ADA Symposium June 12-14, 2023. 


All sessions will be 90 minutes in length. If the content requires additional time, two-part sessions may be provided. 

We will give consideration to any interesting topic submissions related to ADA implementation. However, special consideration will be given to topics relating to the following areas:  

  • Law Enforcement and Corrections
  • Recreation
  • The Judicial Process
  • Healthcare
  • Technology
  • Higher Education
  • Large and Small Business 

The deadline for submissions for the in-person conference is October 1st, 2022. 

The deadline for submissions for the virtual conference is October 14th, 2022.

Please complete and return the corresponding Proposal Submission Form to be considered for the Symposium:

Select this link to download the In-Person Proposal Submission Form (Word Document) 

Select this link to download the Virtual Proposal Submission Form (Word Document) 

This year we will have approximately 100 sessions for the in-person event and around 48 sessions for the virtual. Most session slots are already filled with pre-selected session topics from various federal agencies and top evaluated speakers from past conferences. There could be less than 30 time-slots available that will be selected from this RFP process. Competition will be high. We normally receive several hundred submissions each year.  

All those submitting proposals will be notified no later than Friday, Dec 30th, 2022, of our decision. You may have up to two speakers per session (no panels); however, if selected, the National ADA Symposium will cover Full conference registration for one speaker per session only.