Sectional Proposal Submissions

Welcome. There is a four-step process to successfully submit your session proposal. For instructions, please see the list below. Final deadlines for submissions are indicated in each meeting listed below.

PLEASE NOTE: You will be required to sign in with your AMS account after clicking 'Begin a Submission.'
Setting Up an AMS Web Account
You do not have to be a member to have an AMS web account. It is free and is used for online business transactions with the AMS. The link to register for a web account or update a web account is here. You can also find it at the top right-hand corner on most AMS web pages under "Sign in." (See the AMS Home Page as an example.) Select "Register for a web account" to create an account or "Your account" to update it.

After you have signed in, proceed with submitting your proposal.

Steps and Instructions:

  1. Subject

    • Here is where you select the subject classification (MSC code) that best fits your session proposal.
    • Select the most appropriate subject from the list.
    • Click 'Save' at the bottom of the page.
  2. Title

    • Title: Enter your title in plain text, the limit is 200 characters. Spaces and punctuation are counted.
    • Submitter's Email: The email address of the AMS account you logged in with will populate here. This cannot be changed. A link back to your submission will be sent to this email when you save the title step.
    • Published Description: You are limited to 1500 characters (including spaces and punctuation.) Not required for all submission types.
    • A list of Potential Speakers is required.
  3. People

    • Search by email or last name to see if the person you want to add is already in the database.
    • If they are not, you will have the opportunity to add their information and add them to your submission.
    • One organizer is required in the "People" field and it must include their full name, affiliation, and email address.
      • This information will be posted so they can be contacted by presenters that are interested in a session.
      • This person will also be the primary contact for AMS staff regarding this session.
    • Listing co-organizers will be at the option of the organizer. If included, their information must include their full name, affiliation, and email address.
      • This information will not be posted and will only be used by internal staff, if needed.
  4. Description

    • Please enter a description of your session. You are limited to 1500 characters (including spaces and punctuation.)
    • LaTeX or AMS-LaTeX code may be entered.
  5. Confirmation

    • Here you can preview the information you have entered.
    • When the 'Conclude Submission' button is clicked, an email will be sent to the submitters email confirming receipt of the submission.
    • Your session proposal is *not* submitted until you click the 'Submit' button.
    • You will still be able to edit your submission until the deadline.

Extra information

  • During the submission process, you will proceed through one step at a time, only able to advance to the next step once all required information has been entered.
    • Steps are color coded in a bar along the top of your screen.
    • Steps that are orange with white text and a check mark are complete. You can go back to them at any time by clicking on the label.
  • Please complete the full process for each proposal you are submitting.

Technical Support

For help in submitting an proposal online via email, Contact technical support.

Or call 401-334-0220 Monday - Friday, 8:30AM - 6PM Eastern.

Select a 'Begin a Submission' button below to get started.

Deadline for New Submissions: Tuesday, September 5, 2023

April 6-7, 2024 (Saturday - Sunday)
Howard University in Washington, DC

Deadline for New Submissions: Wednesday, August 23, 2023

March 23-24, 2024 (Saturday - Sunday)
Florida State University in Tallahassee, FL

New Submissions Will Open on Monday, April 3, 2023

New Submissions Closed on Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Deadline for New Submissions: Friday, March 31, 2023

October 21-22, 2023 (Saturday - Sunday)