Call for Program Proposals: NABE 2017 Midyear Meeting
The NABE Program Committee will gather September 9-10 in Chicago to begin the planning process for the NABE 2017 Midyear Meeting. This year’s meeting is scheduled for January 31-February 2, in Miami, FL. NABE member feedback is important, especially when it comes to the selection of programming at meetings. That is why the NABE Program Committee is inviting you to submit topics and program suggestions for the Midyear Meeting. To submit a proposal, follow this link. Please submit all suggestions no later than Friday, September 2 at 5:00 pm CST. Any submission not utilized for the NABE 2017 Midyear Meeting will be added to the committee’s topics list for future consideration.

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