2018 NAKHE National Conference

January 3-6, 2018

Hyatt Regency Phoenix, Arizona

Theme: “Collaboration, Community Building, and Communication: Building Professional Communities through Collaboration and Communication”

Deadline for Proposal Submission: August 15, 2017

To propose a program for the 2018 NAKHE Conference, please provide the following information. 
If you have any questions, please contact Britt Johnson (bjohnson35@missouriwestern.edu), the conference planner.

A 500 word (max) summary of your proposed program.
A statement of significance describing the professional impact associated with your proposal and how it fits into the overall theme.
Briefly describe what strategies you plan to use (i.e. technologies, interaction, etc. to foster collegial discussion and critical thinking about the theme you will address).

*The theme of this year’s conference focuses on building professional communities through collaboration and communication. Your submission should relate to kinesiology in higher education*: 

(Please check appropriate box below.)
Strand 1: Innovative Approaches to Collaboration Including Leveraging Technology
Strand 2: Building Communities On and Off Campus.
Strand 3: Communication Strategies in Higher Education
Strand 4: Instructional Physical Activity Program Best Practice – Advocacy, Administration and Instruction
Strand 5: Coaching Major/Minor Best Practices

(There is some flexibility within these topics, please choose the theme that best fits your proposal.)

Please select one.
Speaker Contact Information
Be sure to include your self if you are a speaker.

Please note: Only speakers who register for the conference will be cited in the Conference Program.

Please enter the name and affiliation of each speaker. Please place each speaker on a separate line.

Due to the location of this year’s conference and our desire to provide time for you to explore Phoenix, presentations will include a 20 minute presentation and 5 minute question/answer session. During the conference, presentations will be grouped in threes with other related presentations for a total of 90 minutes.

Note: Doctoral students can submit a presentation on a different topic for the conference. Please use another form for any additional submissions.

Please note that it is possible that your presentation format may be changed to meet conference needs.

Review Process & Notification
Proposals will be reviewed and selected in a peer-review process. Notices for proposal acceptance or rejection will be distributed via email in early November. Due to the number of proposals being reviewed, it is imperative that you submit proposals that are clear and representative of the theme for the conference for full and timely consideration.

Note on technology provided and poster standards
Each presentation room is slated to have WIFI capability, along with a projector, microphone and laptop. However, it is advised that you be prepared in the event that there are issues. Particularly in respect to presentations that involve music and media, it is advised that you have a backup presentation on your computer/laptop/tablet. Poster presentations should be visible from a distance of 4-5 feet away and adherent to a 36” X 48” size. Please be sure that graphics, charts, words etc are legible. You are allowed to provide handouts if you desire. If there are questions regarding this or other requests, please contact Britt Johnson (bjohnson35@missouriwestern.edu), the conference planner.

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NAKHE Election Results

Dr. Tara Tietjen-Smith was elected President and Dr. Timothy Baghurst was elected Vice President.

Thank you for your participation. Your opinion matters!

Meet Dr. Tara Tietjen-Smith, NAKHE's New President

Meet Dr. Timothy Baghurst NAKHE's New Vice President