Conference Submission Guidelines

Submission Deadline – January 22nd, 2021
Acceptance Notification – February 1, 2021


Conference Format: The conference will take place over 4 days from 12:00 p.m.  to 4:00 p.m. EST Monday through Thursday.                   

Conference Platform: The 2021 conference will take place virtually.  All presentations, workshops and posters will be recorded and shared on the ICAI YouTube channel following the conference. (Note: this channel will only be accessible to ICAI members and conference attendees). 

Theme areas: Each day of the conference will focus on a different theme. Conference proposals are welcomed on any topic related to academic integrity, under the following theme areas:

  • Technology (i.e., e-proctoring experiences, text-matching and authorship software, challenges with translation software etc.)
  • Current Research (i.e., sharing research findings, discussing current research trends and areas for further research)
  • Policy Issues (i.e., adjudication issues, how to create a robust academic integrity policy, renewing your academic integrity policy etc.)
  • Student, Institutional, Practitioner experiences (i.e., academic integrity programming in a virtual space, student led academic integrity initiatives, innovative ways instructors have engaged students with academic integrity etc.)

Presentation Formats:

Presentations will be 45 minutes (with approximately 30-35 minutes for the presentation and 10-15 minutes for questions) and focus on research and practice topics within the theme categories listed above. Presentations may be led by one or more presenters.

Workshops will be 45 minutes. A workshop differs from a presentation in that it is primarily dedicated to active learning and collaboration between audience members and the presenters. Workshops may be presented by one or more presenters.
Posters provide a written or graphic overview of research or programs, and typically include a brief abstract and graphics (tables, figures, or pictures) on 1-2 PowerPoint slides. Presenters must be available for questions during the poster session. 

Note: if you submit multiple program proposals; you will only be allowed to be lead on one program. The Conference Program Committee will communicate with you if they accept multiple programs in which you are lead author so you can determine which to accept.

Submission of Conference Proposals: 

Title of Presentation

Name of Presenter(s)

Abstract (50-100 words)

Proposal (250-500 words)

Proposals will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • Relevance and Broad Appeal
  • Alignment with Conference Theme(s)
  • Stated Learning Outcomes
  • Novelty, Innovation and Creativity
  • Organization and Format
  • Submit your conference proposals using the following webform:



All presentations, workshops and poster presentations will be done live; however, pre-recordings will be made as a precautionary measure, and will only be used in the event of a technical failure of the live feed. 

Recordings will be done 3-4 weeks in advance of the conference. 

All presenters are expected to be available for a live presentation and question and answer period

Conference Program Committee Contacts:

Conference registration – 

Conference submissions and schedule – Amanda McKenzie 

Conference logistics and technology – Christian Moriarty 

General ICAI enquiries: