Round Table Session Submission

It is the Session Organizer's responsibility to add participants to a session. Please remember that your participants must confirm their roles, so please leave yourself enough time between adding the participants and going back to complete the session proposal by the deadline.

Roundtable Session Proposals must include:

Please contact ALL of your participants for agreement prior to submitting a round table session. All participants must “confirm” their participation in your session in time for you to finalize the session by 11:59 p.m. ET on October 18, 2016. Be sure to communicate a deadline to your participants.

Be sure to review "accessing the system" for the submission website and the login instructions.

Login to the system – After logging in, the screen will say “My Submissions” (if not please click “My Submissions”), then click “Create Submission”

1. Title Tab

  1. Title - This is the title of your session. Please enter it as it should appear in the program with proper title case. Please DO NOT submit your title with all capital letters.  If your session is sponsored by a Working Group or IRC, you must write the name and number of the WG or IRC before the individual title of the session. If you want your session designated as affiliated with the Canadian Law and Society Association, please write CLSA in the session title. This is the only way that such sponsorship of the session will be noted in the program.
  2. Submission Type – Select “Roundtable Session”
  3. CRN Sponsorship – If your submission is sponsored by a CRN, please select which CRN (by number) from the dropdown menu. Do not make a selection if your submission is not associated with a CRN.
  4. Click “Save”
  5. After the page is saved, please click the “2. Participant(s)” tab.

2. Participant Tab

  1. Are you the Session Organizer – click ”yes”
  2. A Chair is required, please click “Add Chair”.
  3. Using the search field, please enter your Chair or Participants' first or last name. (You may fulfill this role and also be the Session Organizer.)
    • Select the name from the search list. Click “Add”
  4. If your Chair or Participants' name is not found, click the green “Add Participants" button. The Required Fields to enter their profile are:
    • First Name
    • Last Name
    • Institution
    • Title
    • Email
    • Student (Y/N)
    • Years teaching, or does not teach
  5. Your Chair or Participant will automatically receive an email that they have been added to the session in that particular role. They will need to “confirm” their role before your submission may be finalized.
  6. Click “Save”. After the page is saved, please click the “3. Description” tab.

3. Add Description Tab

Please enter the description of your session as it should be listed in the final published program. Enter a 150-200 word (1000 character maximum) description. Click “Save”. After the page is saved, please click the “4. Keywords” tab.

4. Keywords Tab

Please select up to 2 Keywords. First select your Primary Keyword by clicking the box next to “add”. If adding a second keyword, scroll down to select the Secondary Keyword by clicking the box next to “add”.  Then scroll to the bottom of the page and click “save”. Next click the “5. Preview” tab

5. Preview Tab

Please review your paper proposal prior to submitting.  You may return to any of the tabs to edit at this time. Your submission cannot be edited after being finalized in the next step. Next click the “6. Finalize” tab.

6. Finalize Tab

If any required information or role approvals are not completed, you will not be able to “Finalize” your submission – this means your proposal has NOT been submitted. Any missing information will be listed in a red box on this tab. If you are offered a checkbox to click “Finalize” – congratulations, your submission is complete! Be sure to finalize your submission by clicking on the checkbox and then click “Finalize”

Once your session has been finalized, you WILL NOT be able to edit your proposal. If you need to edit your submission prior to the October 19th submission deadline, please contact Megan Warren at the LSA Executive Office at warren@lawandsociety.org to remove the finalization of your submission. If the finalization is removed, whether or not edits are made to the proposal, you will need to click the "Finalize" button and save the submission again – otherwise your submission has not been submitted. If the finalization is removed, to edit your submission first login, then click on the "My Submissions" link at the top. Then select the submission to edit and make the changes to your submission. Follow the instructions above to move between the tabs of the submission.

! Important – to Withdraw your Submission !


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