WEFTEC 2017 will be held at McCormick Place in Chicago from Sept. 30 - Oct. 4, 2017. 


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2017 Call for Abstracts


The 2017 Call for Abstracts closed on December 1 at 11:59pm Eastern.  You will be notified regarding the status of your submission in early April 2017.  Please email if you have any questions.


WEFTEC 2017 Call for IKEstracts 

The WEF Program Committee is now seeking submissions for our Interactive Knowledge Exchange Session through January 18! Curious what an IKE is? View the IKEs on YouTube and the list of IKE winners from WEFTEC 2016.

Before you start, take a moment to read the Call for IKEstracts. You will submit your IKE abstract using the same website as the abstracts above - click on the blue Submit Here button, then look for the IKE abstract submission option. You have until January 18, 2017 at 11:59 pm Eastern to complete the submission. Note: a video is NOT due until you have been selected to participate. This portion is just a written submission.


WEFTEC 2017 Workshop Proposal Process 

Workshop proposals for WEFTEC 2017 were due November 7 to If you submitted a proposal, the Chair and Vice Chair(s) will be notified regarding the status of the proposal within 10 days of the Mid-Year Meeting, which will be in early February. Note that WEF will not contact individual workshop speakers - that is the responsibility of the proposed Chair/Vice Chair(s). In the meantime, if you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Mary Ann Linder at


WEFTEC 2017 Call for Session Proposals 

The 2017 WEFTEC Call for Technical Session Proposals closed on December 1.  Following the Program Committee mid-year meeting, committee chairs and staff liaisons will be notified of the status of submitted proposals.