2024 Capital PKAL Regional Network Conference: Call For Proposals

Proposal Submission Deadline: January 31, 2024

Proposals exploring the conference theme Empower Students & Preserve Critical Thinking in the World of AIare invited. STEM faculty members, administrators, and students from 2- and 4-year colleges and universities, within and beyond the network, are welcome to present on the following subthemes:

  • [TRACK A] How can we use AI for Student Assessments- Can AI do our grading?
  • [TRACK B] AI for enhancement of learning
  • [TRACK C] Institutional policies for the AI age
  • The "Good, Bad, and Ugly" of AI (5 min)

Presentation Formats:

  1. 15 minute talks (followed by 15 min Q&A)
  2. 5 minute "Speed Talks"

We encourage presenters to include active participation in all sessions.

In addition to the above presentation options, all attendees are invited to engage in the Exploring Common Research Interests Session. For the Showcase, attendees are invited to provide a single PowerPoint showcasing a personal, academic or professional achievement. Instructions for uploading the PPT will be circulated to attendees. For the Research Interests session, attendees will cluster together in groups with related topics of academic/professional interest, and a directory of interests will be published. At time of registration, attendees will provide their topic of interest.

All proposals should include the following information:

  • Full names of all presenters
  • Institution of each presenter
  • Session theme(s)
  • Preferred format of presentation
  • Title of presentation
  • Brief abstract (250 words or less) to be used in the program if accepted.
  • Participant learning outcomes (100 word limit)

All proposals should be submitted online by January 31, 2024. Participants will be notified about the acceptance of their proposal by February 15, 2024.

Registration Fee
All presenters are responsible for conference registration fees.

Please direct proposal questions to:

2024 Conference Co-Chairs:
Dr. Lynn Ulatowski & Dr. Lita Yu
Ursuline College

Click here to Email Lynn

Click here to Email Lita