Interested in presenting a paper or workshop at the next annual conference? Each year, we welcome proposals for professional, academic discussions on critical issues focused on professional care-giving and our shared Orthodox Christian faith, particularly related to the conference theme.

The annual OCAMPR conference is a unique opportunity for Orthodox Christian care professionals, clergy, students, and theologians to come together for fellowship and interdisciplinary dialogue. 



  • One Presenter
  • Twenty-minutes
  • Five minutes of Q&A



  • Multiple presenters
  • Didactic component
  • Interactive, experiential, or discussion component
  • One hour


QUESTION: Will my presentation be broadcast live or recorded?

ANSWER: Most presentations will be recorded or livestreamed.

QUESTION: What happens to the recording of my presentation?

ANSWER: All recordings will be made available online after the conference free to the general public. 

QUESTION: Does OCAMPR cover my travel expenses?

ANSWER: No. Presenters are responsible for their own travel and lodging. However, you will receive reduced admission.


Proposal submissions open early spring. Check back here for updated information on when to apply and where to send submissions. Submissions should include the following information:

  • ABSTRACT: One paragraph
  • 2-3 Learning Objectives
  • AUTHOR(S) CREDENTIALS: One paragraph
    • Training
    • Degrees
    • Current place of employment
    • Jurisdictional or other religious affiliation
  • Bibliography including Orthodox Christian sources