National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education

2020 NAKHE National Conference Proposal Form

January 8-11, 2020

Miramonte Indian Wells Resort & Spa
Indian Wells, California

Theme: “Leading Beyond the Campus: Driving Change as Experts”

Deadline for Proposal Submission is September 1, 2019.
Please do not miss the deadline. It will not be extended this year!

Presenters must be registered by December 1, 2019, otherwise their presentation will be removed from the program.

If you have any questions, please contact Timothy Baghurst (), the conference planner.


To propose a program for the 2020 NAKHE Conference, please provide the following information.

Presentation Planner's Contact Information


Leading Beyond the Campus: Driving Change as Experts
This year’s conference theme will focus on how we can succeed as entrepreneurs, as leaders of change, and how we can build the brand of our person, program, and profession. Possible topics include innovation within and external to kinesiology programs, how individuals can build their expertise and brand external to the academic institution, and new approaches to promoting kinesiology and those within the discipline.
Conference Sub-themes
Please choose the sub-theme that best fits your proposal.
We understand that you may need to be flexible in choosing between these sub-themes.
 Personal and Professional Entrepreneurialism
 Being Leaders of Change
 Building Your Personal Impact Factor
What is the primary focus or interest area of your proposal?
 Adapted PE
 Anatomical Kinesiology
 Anthropology of Play
 Athletic Training
 Exercise Physiology
 Instructional Physical Activity Program (IPAP)/Basic Instruction
 Measurement and Evaluation
 Motor Development
 Motor Learning/Control
 Outdoor Education
 Sport Management
 General Interest


Presenters will have 15 minutes to present with 2-3 minutes for questions and answers.
Presentations will be grouped together with other related presentations for each session.
Presentation/Poster Requirements
Precedence will be given to presentation and poster proposals that clearly align with the conference theme.
Please note your presentation format may be changed to meet conference needs.
Oral Presentation/Poster Preference
 Oral Presentation
I am willing to present a poster if my oral presentation is not accepted.
 Not Applicable/I am proposing a poster

Attending Presenter and Non-Attending Researcher/Team Member Information

First authors are expected to attend the conference.
Be sure to include yourself if you are a presenter or team member.
Do the attending presenters agree to register for the conference by December 1, 2019 if this proposal is accepted?
Selecting No will eliminate your proposal from consideration.
Do you and all of the presenters and team members consent to receive email communications from us?
You and your fellow presenters will not receive information or updates pertinent to the conference if you select No.
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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 October. 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 a projector. Presenters should bring their own laptops or arrange to use a colleague's computer. Also, please bring your presentation on a USB flash drive.

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 Timothy Baghurst (), the conference planner.