2017 Conference Workshop Proposal Application - Deadline Extended Until Friday, April 14, 2017

Posted February 23, 2017 at 3:27 PM, Filed Under: Featured, Press Releases


February 13, 2017

The Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference Planning Committee is now accepting 90 minute workshop proposals for presentations at the 18th Annual Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference scheduled for September 22-23, 2017 at the Richmond Marriott Short Pump Hotel in Glen Allen, VA. Proposals are being accepted for both adult and Youth Cafe' (13-18) years old). The theme for this year’s conference is ‘Building Coalitions to Create Healthy, Vibrant Communities’.

Proposals should focus on the theme and be submitted using the following format:

Workshop Title: Please suggest a concise, attention getting title for your workshop.

Description: Please write a short description of your workshop for the program booklet no more than 150 words in length. What is your workshop’s main goal?

Work Objectives, Goals, and Expected Outcome: Objectives, goals, and outcomes of the proposed workshop (no more than 400 words).

Session Format: (Debate, panel discussion, lecture, etc.)

Facilitator(s): Please inform workshop coordinator if there is a change in facilitators.
Facilitator(s) Bio:

Target Audience: Describe the target audience and an estimation of the number of participants of the proposed workshop.

Handouts: Workshop presenters must provide handouts of presentation to workshop attendees.

Technology: Presenters are responsible for bringing all electronic equipment (laptop, projector, extension cords) needed for the workshop. AV screens and carts will be available in all workshop rooms.

Evaluation: Please advise if you would like to receive feedback comments from your conference workshop attendees?

Submissions: All workshop submissions are due by 5:00 pm on Friday April 14, 2017. Incomplete proposals will not be accepted. Selected presentations are notified via emails in June with time and day of presentation. Workshop presenters are responsible for registration and hotel cost if attending the conference.

Please email your proposal to Brittany A Bailey, VSNC Workshop Chair at Brittany.bailey@norfolk.gov.

Questions: Please email or call Brittany A Bailey at (757) 664-7403.

For additional information: Visit the conference website at www.vsnc.org. for additional information regarding the Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference, Inc.