Information for Invited Speakers

AOCOPM 2024 Midyear Educational Conference

Sam Houston State University College of Osteopathic Medicine

March 21-24, Conroe, Texas

Speaker Honorarium and Reimbursement Policy

  • $300 honorarium ($500 for two lectures)
  • Advance coach airfare, not to exceed $800, airport parking, transport fees to and from the airport (baggage fees are not reimbursable)
  • If driving, mileage can be reimbursed at the IRS rate.
  • Lodging for one night at a rate comparable to the convention hotel.
  • Food and beverages are NOT included in reimbursement.
  • A completed and signed Reimbursement Form with receipts attached is required. 
  • Health Policy Fellows are not currently eligible for an honorarium or expense reimbursement.
  • While presentations by co-presenters are welcomed, only the primary presenter will be paid honoraria and expenses.

Required Documents

  • CV (needed for CME accreditation)
  • Introductory Bio (this will go in the program app and will be used to introduce you)
  • Learning Objectives, with supporting documentation (Required for CME accreditation)
  • Photo (to print in the program; a selfie you like will do)
  • Disclosures (Required for accreditation. These will be made in the form linked below.)
  • Release of information (please be mindful of copyrights)
  • PowerPoint (Please do not use any corporate logo, trade name, or a product-group message of commercial interest.  The PowerPoint will be pre-loaded onto the podium PC before the conference begins and also used to create PDF handout links that will be made available to attendees)
  • 3-5 Test Questions (provided as a courtesy to AOBPM)

Deadlines

  • Packets must be complete by February 29th, but please do not wait until then to begin submitting items!

Detailed Instructions and Resources

Speaker Packet Form

If you have any questions regarding your speaker packet, please contact [email protected].