CFP: ASBH 2018

The 2018 Call for Proposals is Open until 11:59 Pacific Time, Monday, March 5, 2018

ASBH 20th Annual Meeting, October 18-21, 2018, Anaheim, CA

The Future is Now: Bioethics and Humanities Re-Imagine an Uncertain World

Please join us at the 20th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Bioethics and the Humanities, to help us imagine, reflect on, stretch the limits of, and expand the boundaries of healthcare, the arts, education, policy, law, and other domains of being human in an uncertain world.

Proposals are being accepted for the ASBH 20th Annual Meeting. Review the call for proposals for the full conference theme, full session descriptions and important information regarding submitting your proposals. In order to submit any proposal, you will be prompted for your ASBH website login credentials; if you do not have an ASBH website account, you will have the opportunity to create one.

Submit a proposal for a pre-conference workshop, panel presentation or workshop. 

Pre-Conference Workshops These 3.5 hour sessions are offered as extra-cost events before the beginning of the annual meeting proper.

Workshop Designed for instruction and interaction in a 90-minute session. These sessions are limited to 4 presenters, preferably from multiple disciplines and institutions.

Panel Presentation Compare and contrast a variety of perspectives on a cohesive theme or includes presentations that are cross-disciplinary and build on one another. Limited to 4 presenters and can be 60 or 90 minutes. One of these 4 presenters will serve as a moderator.

Submit a proposal for a flash or paper session.

Paper Presentation One individual will have 15 minutes to present a discussion or lecture based on a work-in-progress or a paper whose central, substantive content has not been previously published, followed by 5 minutes to address questions from the audience.

Flash Presentation In this “flash” presentation format, individuals will have 5 minutes to present 3 slides. Members of the ASBH Board of Directors and Program Committee will moderate presentations and interactions with the audience by approximately 10 individuals in a 60-minute session. This format replaces poster presentations.

More information is available at

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the ASBH office at or 847-375-4745.