Successfully reported this slideshow.

Creating Conference Proposals


Published on

Published in: Education, Business
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Creating Conference Proposals

  1. 1. Creating Conference Workshop Proposals andPresentationsCourtney Mlinar, HPD Library
  2. 2. Call for Presenters0 Theme0 Impact0 Influencing Change0 Deadline0 Criteria
  3. 3. Reviewers0 3-5 person panel0 Members of Section or Association0 May use blind, peer-review process0 Matching criteria0 Popular topics0 Collaboration opportunities
  4. 4. Types of Presentations:0 Contributed Papers0 Lightning Rod presentations0 Panel Sessions0 Pre-conference Sessions0 Roundtables0 Virtual Conference Webcasts0 Workshops
  5. 5. Contributed Papers:0 ~2,500 word paper due before conference0 Structured Abstract0 Presentation ~20 minutes to argue paper
  6. 6. Lightning Rod Presentations0 ~15 minutes0 Abstract0 Usually Technology-oriented
  7. 7. Brick and ClickLightning Rod Sessions
  8. 8. Technology Petting ZoosFlorida Library Association:
  9. 9. Panel Sessions0 ~3 member panels0 Usually multi-disciplinary or multi-library0 Changes that make an impact
  10. 10. Pre-Conference Sessions0 Extra $$$0 Experienced Speaker or Training CV0 Half or Full Day Sessions0 Theme tie-in
  11. 11. Workshops0 ~ 3 hours0 Hands-on0 Activities0 Interaction0 Outcomes
  12. 12. Example:LITA pre-conference sessions pre-conference sessions
  13. 13. Roundtables0 Informal group discussions0 Experienced facilitators0 Association officers0 Theme / Topic
  14. 14. Virtual Conference Webcasts0 ~45 minutes0 Organization provides training on software0 Popular topics0 ALA ignite Handheld Librarian
  15. 15. Example: Call for ParticipationACRL 2013 for Controlled Vocabulary…
  16. 16. Interactivity Tools0 Twitter: create a hashtag #TEDMEDhttp://www.twitter.com0 Poll Everywhere Turning Point (need clickers) Flipcharts0 Whiteboards0 Sticky Notes
  17. 17. K.I.S.S.0 Don’t read your slides- keywords only0 Credit images (not Microsoft Office clip art or your own pics)0 Avoid swirling, sparkling text0 Text-limit to 3 font types0 Graphs ok- but follow-up with summary slide
  18. 18. Always Recap the Story
  19. 19. Provide Contact info:Courtney Mlinarcm1470@nova.edu954-262-3121