Building off of last year, the 2022 ICGMV conference will now be a two day event!
The first day will be dedicated to evidence-based presentations by leaders and innovators in the field.
The second day will consist of experiential workshops focused on building and improving group visit skills, such as: facilitation, implementation, financial stability, and sustainability.
In addition to the main conference sessions, the conference will include a virtual exhibit hall, poster presentations, as well as wellness activities.
DEADLINE EXTENDED --June 30
30 - 45 minutes
Symposia sessions or panel discussions
Virtual, research poster exhibition with a limited number of abstracts being selected for oral presentations.
1 - 2 hours
Experiential workshop sessions that focus on skill-building and demonstration.
Virtual exhibition of resources, videos, flyers, and other materials to share with the group visit community.
The theme, "Cultivating Community and Connection - Harnessing the Power of Group Visits" should be considered when creating your proposal for submission.
Symposia Sessions: formal scholarly, presentations that bring new insights into a particular area of group visits. These sessions may have multiple presenters representing different institutions.
Panel Discussions: intended to highlight the diverse perspectives of all those involved in group visits while offering greater interaction with the audience. These sessions provide the opportunity to share different approaches, methods, and applications to harnessing the power of group visits as well as discuss innovations and challenges.
These posters are intended to highlight current programs and research being conducted on topics related to group visits. Posters will be on display in the virtual exhibit hall throughout the conference and presenters will be available to discuss their work during the time blocks dedicated to poster sessions.
A limited number of abstracts will be selected for oral presentations.
Workshop and training sessions held on Day 2 are intended to focus on skill- building and demonstration. These sessions should focus on providing new approaches, techniques, or improving skills related to the facilitation, implementation, financial stability, and sustainability of group visits.
Submissions must clearly state the intended skills and how those skills will be targeted and conveyed to session participants. Individuals leading these workshops are encouraged to think creatively about ways to best utilize the virtual format and resources available to facilitate experiential learning.