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RFP for the 8th Annual Universities Ending World Hunger Summit in Overland Park, Kansas

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  • Kansas Campus Compact 103 Leadership Studies Bldg. Manhattan KS 66506 Phone: 785.532.6896 Fax: 785.532.6542 www.k-state.edu/kscc/worldhunger2013 Steering Committee INVITATION TO SUBMIT A CONCURRENT SESSION PROPOSALDr. Deborah Ballard-Reisch Submission Deadline: October 1, 2012Kansas Health Foundation Distinguished Chair in th We invite your participation in the 8 Universities Fighting World Hunger Summit, March 2-4, Strategic Communication 2013 in Overland Park, Kansas. The summit will bring together individuals from across the globe toWichita State University “Raise the Volume: Building Awareness, Advocacy and Action about Hunger” through the sharingTrisha Gott of research, best practices, model programs. Through this call, we encourage submission of panelInstructor of Leadership proposals, workshops, research posters, and visual & performing arts that emphasize the Studies conference theme.Kansas State University Specifically, five emphasis areas within the summit theme have been identified:Matthew LindseyPresident 1) Developing campus initiativesKansas Independent College 2) Policy & activism Association & Fund 3) Existing, successful academic-practice partnerships 4) Community models: How can universities engage?Sandra Marlatte 5) Open emphasis: As the landscape of hunger globally and locally is constantly changing, this areaInstructor of Social and allows for the submission of relevant proposals outside the above noted themes and emphasis Behavioral Sciences areas.Ottawa UniversityDr. April Mason SUMMIT OBJECTIVESProvostKansas State University Consistent with the mission of Universities Fighting World Hunger, this summit will create a learning environment where intellectual discovery and social responsibility converge in pursuit of aRick McNary sustainable world – a world that protects our natural environment and enhances human health andAdvisor well-being for present and future generations. Specifically, in partnership with the UN World FoodStop Hunger Now Programme, Universities Fighting World Hunger and this summit will serve as catalysts that advance the UFWH goal of mobilizing universities across the nation and around the globe to makeKelly Nuckolls fighting hunger a core value of higher education institutions worldwide with a mission to create anCenter for Civic Leadership academic hunger model that is suitable for replication or adaptation by universities in the US and Student Coordinator abroad.Fort Hays State UniversityDr. Doug Penner CONFERENCE AUDIENCEFormer PresidentKansas Independent College Conference attendees will include learners and educators from diverse constituencies: faculty, Association & Fund students, administrators, government officials, and representatives of community agencies and partners interested in eradicating hunger locally, nationally, and globally.Karen SiebertPublic Policy/Advocacy CONCURRENT SESSION GUIDELINES AdvisorHarvesters-The Community A variety of proposal types are encouraged for the summit, including panel presentations, Food Network workshops, research posters, and fine and performing arts presentations. Concurrent sessions will be one hour and 30 minutes in length – anticipate approximately 15 minutes questions/dialogue atDr. Jackie Vietti the end of presentations sessions.PresidentButler Community College Presentation proposals: Presentation proposals can be for individual papers / presentations or full panels, workshops,Supporting Partners research posters, or fine or performing arts presentations. Conference organizers will groupKansas Board of Regents individual papers into panels.Kansas Independent CollegeAssociation & Fund Submissions should contain the completed conference proposal form 1) For individual papers: a. a title
  • b. author contact information including: name(s), address(es), position(s)/title(s), institutional affiliation(s) (if appropriate), email address(es), contact phone number(s) c. a 300 word summary/abstract describing the substance of the paper d. the conference theme emphasis area to which you are submitting2) For panel proposals: a. a title for the panel b. a 300 word summary of the substance of the panel c. a title for each individual presentation d. a 300 word abstract for each individual presentation outlining the contribution to the panel e. name(s), address(es), position(s)/title(s), institutional affiliation(s) (if appropriate), email address(es), contact phone number(s) for presenters f. the conference theme emphasis area to which you are submitting3) For workshops:Workshops are one and 30 minutes in length (longer workshops may be accommodated based on their compellingcontribution to the summit and as they fit into the time schedule). Workshops should result in a concrete product thatparticipants take away with them. For example, an action plan, a project outline, a social media plan, etc a. workshop title b. proposed timeframe c. target audience(s) including number of participants anticipated d. objectives: what, specifically will participants get out of this workshop? e. a 300 word abstract of the content of the workshop f. presenter(s) - name(s), address(es), position(s)/title(s), institutional affiliation(s) (if appropriate), email address(es), contact phone number(s)room arrangement request (theater, round tables) g. indication of the theme /emphasis area to which you are submitting4) For research posters:Academic faculty and students are invited to submit 500 word abstracts outlining research results from their work onhunger. Abstracts should include: an introduction to the project, hypotheses/research questions, methods and a briefoverview of results. If the project is not completed, but will be prior to the conference, an indication of data analysisprocedures should be outlined.Posters will be displayed throughout the summit and highlighted at the March 3 luncheon. a. a title for the poster b. a 300 word summary of the substance of the poster c. author name(s), address(es), position(s)/title(s), institutional affiliation(s) (if appropriate), email address(es), contact phone number(s) d. the conference theme emphasis area to which you are submitting5) For visual, fine & performing arts submissions - Hunger has many faces. We are interested in proposals for photography, fine arts, and performing arts exhibits/presentations that offer insight into hunger issues.It is our intention that this will be a juried event (as appropriate). We encourage the submission of photographs, video,slide shows, audio, poetry, short stories, etc. that are consistent with the conference theme and/or offer insights intohunger issues. Materials will be displayed and performances scheduled throughout the summit and highlighted at thereception before dinner on March 3. a. a title for the submission
  • b. the visual/fine arts medium submitted c. a photograph or description of the item, work or art, etc. submitted d. author name(s), address(es), position(s)/title(s), institutional affiliation(s) (if appropriate), email address(es), contact phone number(s) e. the conference theme emphasis area to which you are submittingProcess and Selection Information: A committee of faculty, students and community partners will review and select theproposals for presentation. Presenters will be notified of their acceptance by email by December 15, 2012.
  • CONFERENCE PROPOSAL FORMSubmission Deadlines: October 1, 2012PRESENTATION TITLE (25 word limit):TARGET AUDIENCE (check all that apply): Faculty Students Campus Administrators Community CollaboratorsSELECT THE CONFERENCE THEME EMPHASIS AREA TO WHICH YOU ARE APPLYING (Select only one): Developing campus initiatives Policy & activism Existing, successful academic-practice partnerships Community models: How can universities engage? Open emphasisSELECT DESIRED PRESENTATION TYPE (Select only one): Paper Panel Research poster Workshop Fine or performing arts submissionPRIMARY PRESENTER INFORMATION:Name:Title/Position:Institution/School:Mailing Address:Phone:E-mail Address:Special Accommodations:Please repeat the above information for each co-presenterIMPORTANT NOTE: ALL individuals who will be presenting at the Summit are expected to pay andregister to participate in conference activities.ABSTRACT (300 words maximum):
  • IMPORTANT NOTE: THE SUMMIT ORGANIZERS WILL PROVIDE AN LCD PROJECTOR AND SCREEN WILLBE AVAILABLE IN ALL ROOMS. PRESENTERS ARE EXPECTED TO BRING THEIR OWN LAPTOP AND ANYMAC/PC ADAPTERS THEY MAY REQUIRE.SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS:Please submit all information online at www.k-state.edu/kscc/worldhunger.