OCALICON 2023 | Call for Proposals

Aug 16, 2018


Welcome to Fountain of Hope's Call for Proposals page for OCALICON 2023! We are thrilled to invite you to be part of this exciting event focused on engaging our community and society in matters of faith and beliefs. With an emphasis on empowering individuals through education and inclusivity, OCALICON provides a platform for sharing knowledge, inspiring collaboration, and promoting positive change.


OCALICON (Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence) is an annual event that brings together professionals, educators, families, and individuals from diverse backgrounds to explore best practices and innovative approaches in the fields of autism, disabilities, and low-incidence conditions. This unique conference aims to foster a greater understanding of the challenges faced by these communities and equip attendees with the tools necessary to transform lives.

Call for Proposals

As an integral part of OCALICON 2023, Fountain of Hope is excited to invite experts, practitioners, researchers, and advocates to submit proposals for presentations, workshops, panels, and poster sessions. This is an incredible opportunity to share your insights, experiences, and discoveries with a wider audience while contributing to the advancement of knowledge and understanding in areas related to faith and beliefs.


This year, OCALICON focuses on the following themes:

  • Exploring the Intersection of Faith and Beliefs
  • Inclusion and Acceptance in Religious Settings
  • Supporting Spiritual Well-being in Diverse Communities
  • Faith-Based Advocacy and Social Justice
  • Addressing Challenges and Promoting Equality in Faith Communities

Submission Guidelines

If you have valuable knowledge, research, or practical experiences to share, we encourage you to submit a proposal that aligns with the conference's themes. To guide you, please keep the following guidelines in mind:

1. Title:

Choose a compelling title that accurately reflects the content and focus of your proposal. It should be concise, keyword-rich, and attention-grabbing.

2. Abstract:

Provide an engaging abstract of your proposal that highlights its significance, key objectives, and potential impact. Make sure to include relevant keywords to enhance its discoverability.

3. Presentation Format:

Select the most suitable format for your presentation, such as lecture-style, interactive workshop, panel discussion, or poster session. Be clear about the intended format and any specific requirements.

4. Target Audience:

Specify the intended audience for your proposal, whether it's educators, professionals, individuals with disabilities, or a combination of stakeholders. This information will help us ensure that the content is tailored to meet the needs of the audience.

5. Learning Objectives:

Outline the learning objectives attendees can expect to achieve by participating in your session. What knowledge, skills, or insights will they gain? Focus on actionable takeaways that will empower and inspire the audience.

6. Supporting Materials:

If applicable, include any supporting materials or references that support your proposal's credibility and relevance. This could include research papers, case studies, or additional resources.

Submission Process

To submit your proposal, please visit our official website at http://fohcolumbus.org/call-for-proposals. Complete the submission form and attach all required documents. Our dedicated team will review all proposals and notify selected presenters with further instructions.

Deadline and Key Dates

The deadline for proposal submissions is September 15, 2023. Please ensure that you submit your proposal before this date to be considered for inclusion in OCALICON 2023. Our team will communicate acceptance decisions by October 15, 2023, allowing enough time for presenters to prepare their sessions.


Don't miss this exceptional opportunity to share your expertise, make a significant impact on our community's faith and beliefs, and connect with fellow professionals and advocates. We look forward to receiving your thoughtful proposals and creating an unforgettable OCALICON 2023 event together!

Contact Information

If you have any questions or need further assistance regarding the Call for Proposals, please don't hesitate to reach out to our team. We are here to support you every step of the way.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: +1 (555) 123-4567