Submission Deadline: May 1, 2017

Become an AHVAP Conference speaker for an excellent opportunity to share your professional experience and expertise and connect with other conference speakers and attendees. Submit your educational session proposal (abstract) for presentation at AHVAP's Annual Conference, October 18-20, 2017, in Frisco, TX.

If you or a colleague have special interests, expertise or new and innovative approaches to the practice of Healthcare Value Analysis, please take this opportunity to submit a presentation proposal, or encourage others to do so.

We are looking for concurrent session presentations that are 30 or 60 minutes in length.

Abstracts that do not meet the following criteria will not be reviewed.
  • Abstracts must be submitted electronically via the form below.
  • All segments of the form must be completed.
Submissions will be considered by the AHVAP Conference Planning Committee. Notification of acceptance will be sent in May.

The following criteria are used to evaluate all abstracts:
  • Originality of work
  • Relevance or interest to AHVAP members
  • Quality, clarity and completeness of the abstract
  • Abstracts focusing on research findings will be evaluated on their potential significance to the discipline, soundness of the methodology, any empirical, data-based results and rigor
  • Abstracts covering research on current policy issues will be evaluated according to the soundness of the research method and the potential contribution to policy discussion
NEW IN 2017! Attendee Takeaway Tool

Speakers are required to provide attendees with at least one robust takeaway tool so they can better implement next steps within the organization they serve. Speakers must include a short write-up of their takeaway tool or takeaway tool concept within their presentation abstract.

Samples of takeaway tool(s) include:
  • Benchmarking worksheets (consider excel formats)
  • Case Studies
  • Checklist
  • Forms/templates
  • Sample Reports
  • Lessons learned (for those experiencing a situation and for those who can plan ahead)
  • Policies and procedures
  • Assessment forms
  • Speaker Information
The AHVAP Conference Planning Committee will send notification of acceptance in May.