LeadingAge Annual Meeting 2014 - Call for SessionsPresentation Transcript
Ten Characteristics of a
Consider the 4
Tailor the topic to the aging services field.
Provide hands-on information.
Practical and replicable
concepts for aging
How and why was the initiative
successful? Describe the lessons
learned and what you would do
Share research findings and
measureable outcomes. Provide
hands-on material members can
Clarity and depth of session
content and education
methods that enhance the
Describe the reasoning and planning behind
the project or initiative. How will you make it a
rich and engaging audience experience?
A good proposal
viewpoints to bring
the session to life.
Explain how the
and experience relate
to the topic.
It’s a Competitive Process
What Else Can You Do?
Adult Day Services
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?
• 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
• Include a provider member who
can share their experiences using
your program, product or
• An organization or individual may be
the proposals submitter (i.e. lead
speaker) in a maximum of two
• The person listed as the proposal
submitter cannot be changed once
the proposal has been submitted.
Are You on
Review the description of
each education track to
determine the best fit for the
What Happens Next?
A lot happens once a
proposal is submitted. It may
seem like a long time….