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NWC Poster Call for Proposals



Now accepting proposals for the NWC 2018 Poster Showcase!

Proposals must be submitted online by March 5, 2018.
Poster proposals received after March 5, 2018, will not be accepted nor acknowledged. The deadline for Breakout Session proposals has passed. No late submissions will be accepted.

The National Wellness Institute (NWI) invites students and professionals from all walks of wellness to showcase their innovative best-practices and/or research by submitting a poster proposal for the 43rd Annual National Wellness Conference (NWC). Posters highlighting the 2018 Conference theme, “Navigating Wellness: Mapping a Positive Path,” are especially encouraged. The poster content presented must be the original work of the author(s).

NWI seeks posters focusing on all Six Dimensions of Wellness: Emotional, Occupational, Physical, Social (includes Environmental), Intellectual, and Spiritual. Additionally, NWI has a strong commitment to diversity and supports its inclusion in all of its educational programming and presentations. We encourage the submission of proposals that address research or best practices in diversity training and multicultural competencies for wellness professionals working with all populations.

Download a PDF of the full Poster Proposal Guidelines now.

Click the links below to access the online submission form of the type of poster proposal you are submitting. Individuals may submit multiple proposals; however, no more than one poster per lead author will be accepted.

Case Study in Wellness Poster
Poster should describe innovative methods, programs, trainings, or projects implemented by the author in worksite, hospital, school, community, or other settings.

Research Poster
Poster should describe the author’s research (findings or evaluation of a study, project or new program; literature review) that contributes to knowledge and ideas in wellness. Research findings must be available at the time of proposal submission.

NWI will begin notifying poster proposal submission applicants of proposal acceptance status March 23, 2018, via e-mail. Proposals for posters that have previously been presented at the National Wellness Conference will not be reviewed, nor will proposals received after the March 5, 2018, deadline.

One author of each accepted poster must register for NWC 2018 and be available during the NWC Poster Showcase, Monday, June 18, 2018, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. to engage in dialogue with NWC attendees. (The lead author of each accepted poster receives 30% off the regular registration rate; additional discounts do not apply.)

Questions? E-mail or call 715.342.2969.