How to Review a Conference Proposal

Free Webcast

This free webcast by Dr. Karen Myers-Bowman, Kansas State University, and Cindy Winter, NCFR Conference Consultant,  provides an overview of proposal review—the process, the criteria to consider, and examples of what makes for a strong (or weak) proposal.

Dr. Myers-Bowman, who teaches proposal review in classes with her graduate students, will break down the parts of a proposal and evaluation of them.

Watch individual segments

  1. Introduction and Step 1: Review the Call for Proposals (3:07)
  2. Step 2: Examine the Scoring Rubric (3:09)
  3. Step 3: Read the Proposals (2:03)
  4. Step 4: Score the Proposals using the Rubric (11:22)
  5. Step 5: Comments for Authors (1:46)
  6. Step 6: Comments to Section Chair (1:25)
  7. Step 7: Review the Review and Final Thoughts (8:44)
  8. Introduction to Oxford (9:01)