Our ACA 2021 Conference & Expo will be held in Orlando, Florida on March 18 – March 21, 2021. All students, professional counselors, counselor educators, and other mental health professionals are welcome to submit proposals for sessions in all topic areas and session formats. All proposals must be submitted using the online form and submitted by:

July 1, 2020 at 5 p.m. ET. (no longer accepting submissions)


Conference Sessions

The conference sessions will be held on March 19-21, 2021 and the class sizes for Education Sessions are based on room capacity. The following session formats make up the core conference:

  • 90-Minute Education Sessions
  • 60-Minute Education Sessions
  • 60-Minute Clinician Education Sessions
  • 30-Minute Research Education Sessions
  • 60-Minute Roundtable Session
  • 30-Minute Poster Sessions


  • Technical support from Mira Smart Conference is available Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm CST at 1-866-341-9589 or via email.
  • For questions regarding the proposal process of a non-technical nature, please contact Crystal Turner or 1-800-347-6647, ext. 229.

2021 Conference Session Information

  • Presenter Requirements

  • How many times will the same presentation be offered?

  • Tips

  • Grounds for Disqualification

  • How will my proposal be reviewed?