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Next Now, 2025 Biennial Conference
Call for Papers

Call for papers opens June 3, 2024

Deadline: July 22, 2024

Please submit your papers below for a session at FATE's 20th Biennial Conference Next Now in the DC Metro Area, from April 10th - 12th, 2025.

Papers will be reviewed by session chair(s). The list of sessions is here.

Please note: FATE membership is not needed to apply to the conference, but will be required of all conference presenters. Notifications will be sent by early September, 2024.

If you have questions, please contact the 2025 FATE Conference Team at

Rooms will have digital projectors, HDMI cables, and lecterns. Wifi is not available in the hotel. Make sure you can access your files from your computer. Presenters and/or sessions chairs will supply computers for presentations.


Virtual sessions are not permitted, and all panel chairs, workshops, and presenters must be prepared to present in person at the conference.

Conference participation limits/rules:
○ Members may present at a maximum of two sessions/workshops
○ OR members may chair/co-chair one session/workshop and present in one additional session/workshop

Lead Presenter Contact Information
Presenter Gender Pronouns (select all that apply)
Co-Presenter Contact Information (if applicable)
Co-Presenter Gender Pronouns (select all that apply)
CV Submission(s)
Please submit your CV through 1 of the 2 options below.
If available, please submit your CV through a weblink (preferred). If not, upload a CV as a .pdf below. 
Lead Presenter
Co-Presenter (if applicable)
Upload File
Upload File
If uploading CV, please use this format for saving the file name: Last Name_First Name.pdf.  Only .pdf submissions accepted.
Paper Description Proposal
Proposals should be 200 words maximum.
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