The State of the State Conference
Call for Presentations
|Creating an Inclusive Environment for Many Voices|
Thursday, March 21, 2013
|Proposals are no longer being accepted for the for the 2013 State of the State Annual Conference, to be held at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. The theme, “Creating an Inclusive Environment for Many Voices” focuses on important issues, initiatives, and new perspectives that will heighten awareness for managing the many voices of diversity and help build tomorrow’s Ohio. |
|Program Proposals are no longer being accepted for the 2013 State of the State Conference|
The program for this premier diversity conference is focused on diversity issues and topics related to:
- Workplace Affinity Groups
- Immigration Issues
- Pay Equity
- Asian Issues
- Generational Differences
- Sexual Orientation
- Recruitment & Retention
- Expanding Minority Access
- Latino Issues
- Disability Issues
- Religious Tolerance
- Diversity & Mediation
- Unions and Diversity
- Equity Issues and Foreclosures
Instructions for Submitting a Proposal
- Who Should Submit a Proposal: We are calling for all education, social work, social service agencies, state and local government, judiciary, health care, business and industry practitioners, to submit proposals sharing experiences and best practices through thought-provoking presentations, interactive demonstrations, and engaging conversations. Presenters MUST register for the conference. The registration fee, however, will be waived if your proposal is accepted.
- Length of Presentation: Concurrent sessions 1 hour. Presenters are encouraged to leave ample time for questions and answers.
- Audience: Conference participants include entry to senior level professionals from across the spectrum of organizations and institutions. Presentations should have a wide appeal.
- Presentation Scope: Creativity and innovation are valued as part of the presenter’s format and style. If presentation focus is more appropriate for corporate, social agency, and/or higher education it should be clearly identified as such.
- Evaluation of Proposals: Proposals most likely to be accepted for inclusion will:
- Supplement and enhance the conference theme.
- Confirm the commitment and contact information of all speakers listed in your proposal.
- Be complete (Typed and limited to 300 words; include the following sections: Title, Objectives/Outcomes, and Equipment Needs).
- Presentation Policy: Presenters are responsible for providing all handouts.
- Questions: E-mail questions or requests for additional information to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Proposal Submission: Access and submit the electronic proposal form, using the Online Submission button above. Notification of acceptance will begin December 10, 2012.