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LeadingAge Annual Meeting 2014 - Call for Sessions

LeadingAge Annual Meeting 2014 - Call for Sessions






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    • Ten Characteristics of a Strong Proposal
    • Consider the 4 Evaluation Criteria
    • Timeliness and Relevance of Topic
    • Tailor the topic to the aging services field. Provide hands-on information.
    • Practical and replicable concepts for aging services providers
    • How and why was the initiative successful? Describe the lessons learned and what you would do differently.
    • Share research findings and measureable outcomes. Provide hands-on material members can utilize.
    • Clarity and depth of session content and education methods that enhance the learning experience.
    • Describe the reasoning and planning behind the project or initiative. How will you make it a rich and engaging audience experience?
    • Qualifications, expertise and experience level of speakers
    • A good proposal includes diverse viewpoints to bring the session to life. Explain how the speaker’s background and experience relate to the topic.
    • It’s a Competitive Process What Else Can You Do?
    • Adult Day Services Skilled Nursing Home Health HospiceCommunity Based Services Assisted Living Senior Housing PACE CCRCs Consider the Audience
    • Does the topic have broad applicability or relevance to a specific provider type or professional discipline?
    • • What is innovative and original about your proposal? • Do you have enough information and content to cover the 1.5 hours allotted for each session?
    • First Impressions Count
    • • Avoid acronyms and terms that may be unfamiliar to some. • Is the proposal organized, well-written and complete?
    • Brag a Little, But Not Too Much
    • • Educate to sell, don’t sell to educate. • Include a provider member who can share their experiences using your program, product or service.
    • • An organization or individual may be the proposals submitter (i.e. lead speaker) in a maximum of two proposals. • The person listed as the proposal submitter cannot be changed once the proposal has been submitted.
    • Are You on Track?
    • Review the description of each education track to determine the best fit for the proposed topic.
    • What Happens Next? A lot happens once a proposal is submitted. It may seem like a long time….
    • Questions? faculty@leadingage.org