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BDPA provides professionals, executives, entrepreneurs, and students with a pathway from “the classroom to the boardroom” through education, mentoring, networking, and programs that enhance ...

BDPA provides professionals, executives, entrepreneurs, and students with a pathway from “the classroom to the boardroom” through education, mentoring, networking, and programs that enhance academic excellence, technical growth, leadership skills, and professional development.

Currently, we are seeking dynamic, engaging, and knowledgeable webinar presenters for the 2011 BDPA Quarterly webinars. Our goal is to provide topics that will appeal to our members. Our expectation is that each webinar will provide attendees with an educationally empowering experience.

Dates for the National Quarterly Program Webinars are March 2, June 1, September 7, and December 7, 2011 (the first Wednesday of the last month in the quarter)

Dates for the National Quarterly Career Coaching Webinars are February 2, May 4, August 3, and November 2, 2011 (the first Wednesday of the second month in the quarter)

The National BDPA Quarterly Webinars are presented the first Wednesday of the last month of each quarter during 2011. The National BDPA Quarterly Career Coaching Webinars are presented the first Wednesday of the second month of each quarter during 2011. Both series are executed in the evening 7:00 PM EST. BDPA members are IT professionals seeking to build IT skills, define career directions, and climb the IT corporate ladder attend the

National BDPA Quarterly Webinar. The purpose of the
National BDPA Quarterly Webinars is to support these goals by providing IT specific workshops in leadership, professional and business development, research, project management, communications, certification, and a host of advanced technologies that will provide a challenging learning experience for attendees.

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    • CALL FOR PRESENTERS 2011 BDPA QUARTERLY WEBINARSBDPA WEBINARSBDPA provides professionals, executives, entrepreneurs, and students with a pathwayfrom “the classroom to the boardroom” through education, mentoring, networking, andprograms that enhance academic excellence, technical growth, leadership skills, andprofessional development. Currently, we are seeking dynamic, engaging, andknowledgeable webinar presenters for the 2011 BDPA Quarterly webinars. Our goal isto provide topics that will appeal to our members. Our expectation is that each webinarwill provide attendees with an educationally empowering experience.Dates for the National Quarterly Program Webinars are March 2, June 1,September 7, and December 7, 2011 (the first Wednesday of the last month inthe quarter)Dates for the National Quarterly Career Coaching Webinars are February 2,May 4, August 3, and November 2, 2011 (the first Wednesday of the secondmonth in the quarter)The National BDPA Quarterly Webinars are presented the first Wednesday of the lastmonth of each quarter during 2011. The National BDPA Quarterly Career CoachingWebinars are presented the first Wednesday of the second month of each quarterduring 2011. Both series are executed in the evening 7:00 PM EST. BDPA members areIT professionals seeking to build IT skills, define career directions, and climb the ITcorporate ladder attend the National BDPA Quarterly Webinar. The purpose of theNational BDPA Quarterly Webinars is to support these goals by providing IT specificworkshops in leadership, professional and business development, research, projectmanagement, communications, certification, and a host of advanced technologies thatwill provide a challenging learning experience for attendees.AUDIENCEThe primary audience consists of multiple levels of IT professionals, from entry-leveltechnologists to senior level managers. Entrepreneurs and educators will also be inattendance. Content and instruction should be geared to a level that is appropriate forthe target audience.CRITERIAProposals are solicited for 50-minutes presentations that are creative, dynamic, andfeature best practices in IT. That timeframe will include introductions, presentationmaterial, questions and answers session. Each presentation must provide a challengingIT learning experience. Attendees should leave with specific knowledge and skills aboutvarious aspects of the topic and how it relates to their future development.Presentations should provide attendees with educational value and refrain frompromoting a specific business, product, or service.AREAS OF FOCUS Program Webinars Career Coaching Webinars Technical / App Development Skills Leadership/Management Project Management Professional Development IT Security IT Entrepreneurship Page 1 of 3
    • SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS & SPECIFICATIONSI. TOPICSPresentations can be focused on any of the above areas of focus.II. SUBMISSIONSSubmissions can be sent directly to Clifford Clarke, AVP of Technical, Professional, andExecutive Development of the National BDPA Member Services team atCliffordClarke@CliffordClarke.com using “BDPA Quarterly Webinar Submission” in thesubject line.Submitting the Webinar AbstractAbstracts will be received year round until all quarters are filled. Abstracts should beone (1) page in length. You must complete a separate abstract for each distinctpresentation you wish to submit. All submitters will be notified of acceptance, regret orwait listed within a week of submission. Presenters must provide a photograph and abio. Submissions, photographs, and presenter bios will retain in the databases ofBDPA and its representatives.Submitting the Full PresentationAs part of acceptance, a full Power Point presentation will be required 10 business daysbefore the event. As presenter you must have access to a stable broadbandconnection, a reasonably quiet presentation location, and headset (headphones andmicrophone) in which to conduct the event. Also, a speaker agreement and disclosureform will be given must be completed.Submit bios following these guidelines: - Full name, current job title and organization’s name - Describe your role in the organization and the products/services it provides - Provide highlights from your career as it relates to your current position - Provide key civic activities and personal interests - Mention awards, honors and authored publications - Maximum of 250 wordsSubmit your photo following these specifications: - High resolution 300 dpi JPEG file - High resolution press ready PDF file - Cropped head to shoulder in a medium close up shotSubmit company logo if permitted: - High resolution 300 dpi JPEG fileAlso, please include your first initial with last name in the file name for any files yousubmit, such as photos.Presentations that do not meet the aforementioned requirements orsubmission deadline will automatically wait listed. Page 2 of 3
    • III. FEES & PRESENTER BENEFITSAlthough BDPA does not pay presenters an honorarium or speaker fee, we hope thatyou will agree that being a presenter is a valuable to demonstrate your expertise andhelp advance the profession. Additionally BDPA archives the presentation for future useallow the present to link to this content.IV. TERMS AND CONDITIONS 1. All decisions regarding the selection of abstracts are made at the discretion of BDPA and are final with no obligation for reasons of acceptance or regret. 2. BDPA reserves the right to replace a confirmed speaker if he or she is unresponsive to communication from BDPA. 3. Presenters are responsible for their own travel and accommodations. 4. BDPA may publish information provided in the submission form on our website, except personal information (i.e. telephone numbers and mailing address). Email addresses may be published unless otherwise specified by the speaker/presenter. 5. By submission of your abstract proposal, you are providing BDPA with permission to reproduce the presentation content for conference attendee use and for use in BDPA publications in a content protected format (example: pdf file or printed copy). Page 3 of 3