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2023 National AAAE Poster Session
Contact: Buddy McKendree 

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Call for Posters

to be considered for presentation at the

2023 American Association for Agricultural Education Conference

May 15-18, 2023

Raleigh, North Carolina

Poster abstracts which report a completed idea, research, concept, or innovation that have not been previously reported at the National AAAE Research Conference will be considered for acceptance. All abstract submissions will be peer reviewed.

Poster abstracts must be authored or co-authored by AAAE members. If you are unsure of your membership status, you can email Marilyn Trefz ( to check your membership status several weeks in advance of the submission deadline. Posters without at least one current AAAE member will be rejected.

Two poster session categories (types) will be accepted -- Innovative Idea (teaching, process and products) and Research. Innovative Idea posters must be a new idea or the creative modification of an existing idea. Research posters must be related to a problem, demonstrate a need for research, and address the national agricultural education research agenda. The innovative idea must be implemented or research must be completed prior to submission.

Poster narratives in each category must be of potential regional or national significance focusing in the areas of teaching, communications, extension and/or leadership. A peer review evaluation process will be used based on the established evaluation forms.

Once accepted, authors will be notified and posters will be presented at the 2023 AAAE ConferenceThe top 10-reviewed posters of both poster types (i.e., innovative and research) will be eligible for People’s Choice award voting in Raleigh.


The poster abstract should have these heading/sections when appropriate:


  • Introduction/need for innovation or idea
  • How it works/methodology/program phases/steps
  • Results to date/implications
  • Future plans/advice to others
  • Costs/resources needed
  • References


  • Introduction/need for research
  • Conceptual or theoretical framework
  • Methodology
  • Results/findings
  • Conclusions
  • Implications/recommendations/ impact on profession
  • References



  • Submit files in Acrobat (PDF) format. Word files are subject to automatic rejection.
  • NO COVER PAGE. The author information will be entered in the submission form when uploading the narrative. (Make sure ALL authors are listed on submission form.)
  • Abstract must be a maximum of two pages long plus up to one additional page of references. The abstract must include the title of the poster as the first line of page 1.
  • The type of poster should be typed in the upper right-hand corner.
  • The maximum submission length is 3 pages (2 page abstract, 1 page references).
  • Document must be formatted in 12 point Times New Roman font, single spaced, with 1” margins. A word template is available on the website. SEE WEBSITE FOR FORMATTING DETAILS. (
  • To facilitate a blind review, the author’s name or other significant identifying information should not appear in the two-page abstract narrative.
  • Poster abstracts not conforming to the required submission guidelines or format may be rejected prior to the review process.


Poster narrative proposals are due Friday, February 24 at 11:59 p.m. CST. Proposals must be submitted using the online form available here:


Submissions must be uploaded using the online form found at (DO NOT submit on the paper submission site. Make sure you use the poster submission site.)


Submit the poster abstract in Acrobat (PDF) format only. Your first submission MUST NOT CONTAIN a cover page. Follow the outlined abstract format guidelines above.



If the poster is accepted, authors will resubmit the narrative with a cover page added that will then be included in the conference proceedings. Further instructions will be sent to accepted authors. – A cover page will only be required on accepted posters.)

  • The cover page should contain the following information and be centered on the page—poster abstract title, author name, mailing address, phone number, and e-mail address of the authors. The type of poster should be printed in the upper right-hand corner.

Questions regarding submission can be addressed to: Buddy McKendree, National Poster Chair ( or Gaea Hock, AAAE Poster Review and Submission Manager (


Anticipated Timeline

Submissions Open:  11/15/2022
Submission Deadline:  2/24/2023 11:59:00 AM (pacific time)
Review Deadline:  3/30/2023
Anticipated Review Completion:  4/6/2023
Accepted Final Copy Deadline:  4/20/2023
Proceedings Available:  5/9/2023
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