AADE17 Call for Poster Submissions

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The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) Annual Conference is the premier event for diabetes educators. AADE17 is an exceptional opportunity to be a part of innovation in the world of diabetes and healthcare. More than 3,500 diabetes educators and other healthcare professionals are expected to gather at the AADE17 in Indianapolis, IN from Friday, August 4- Monday, August 7, 2017.  AADE17 will allow you to connect, collaborate, and educate yourself and others about pressing diabetes-related issues.

The Annual Conference Planning Committee invites you to submit a poster proposal to be considered for presentation in Indianapolis. Interactions with colleagues related to diabetes management and education are the cornerstone to building communications that allow all of us to provide better healthcare. Presenting at AADE17 is an excellent opportunity for you to share your knowledge, experiences, and expertise with the diabetes education community. Final poster proposal selections will be based on the quality, clarity of the submission, and topical relevance to the contemporary practice environment of today’s diabetes educator.

Date to Remember

Poster Proposal Deadline

Monday, May 8, 2017 (11:59pm Central)


  • Advance Skills for Program and Business Management for Entrepreneurial Organizations
  • Build Skills to Provide Diabetes Education and Support within Evolving Healthcare Systems
  • Innovative Diabetes Care and Education Across Diverse Populations
  • Pathophysiology, Epidemiology, and Clinical Management of Prediabetes, Diabetes & Related Chronic Conditions
  • Pioneer Diabetes Technologies and Connected Health Modalities to Deliver Cost-Effective Care
  • Psychosocial Issues and the Promotion of Lifestyle Behavior Change


Submission Site

There are six tasks that must be completed before you can submit the proposal. The submission site will allow you to save your work after each task is completed.  You do not have the ability to save your work mid-task.

The submission site requires the following information:

  • Presenter – List all presenters who will be displaying the poster.
  • Presenter Details – Credentials, description of current position, and academic degree(s), and conflict of interest information will be collected.
  • Abstract Type- Select poster presentation.
  • Abstract Form – Must include title and short description of the poster proposal. Provide at least three measurable behavior objectives. Select content area and instructional strategies from the list provided. Educational gap will need to be identified.
  • Disclosures and Conflict of Interest – Details regarding off-label usage and audio recording release must be provided. All presenters must disclose relevant financial relationships.
  • Policies – Must indicate acceptance of all policies.
  • Research Abstracts* – The body of the abstract must include the purpose, significance of the study, subjects, design and methods, data analysis and results (statistical tests if appropriate) interpretation and conclusions. If applicable, note any funding source.

*Only studies that have been completed will be accepted for research abstract submissions.

Preparing the Poster Proposal

The submission process is very detailed and requires the entry of very specific. User’s unfamiliar with the submission site and last minute rushes to submit work are the primary source of error in the abstract submission process.

It is strongly suggest that you enter the submission site and begin your submission well in advance of the deadline.

Proofread poster proposals carefully to avoid errors before submission.


Individuals employed by industry (pharmaceutical or device companies) should submit an “Industry Poster Application”.  Use of industry logos and handouts are not allowed.

The work covered by the poster proposal must not have been published (manuscript or abstract) or presented at a national or international meeting before the date and time of presentation.

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