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EXTENDED TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2009
Presenter Registration Policy:
All presenters and co-presenters must register
for the conference at the presenter discounted fee no later than December 18, 2009
. If a presenter registration is not received by that date, the session slot will be re-assigned to another presenter.
Title. Must accurately reflect session content. Long titles will be shortened.
Format preferred. If you do not have a preference, we will select the format that best fits your subject matter.
NOTE: Presenters of Concurrent sessions also may be assigned a Roundtable slot to deliver a shortened version of their session.
Lead presenter. Provide all information requested. This person will be the primary contact regarding the session.
Additional presenters. Provide all information requested for each presenter up to four total. This information must be included for co-presenters to appear in the program.
Brief summary. Summarize the session content accurately and completely for use in the conference program and web site.
Content description. In the space given, provide the information requested.
Audience level. Carefully consider and check only those that apply.
Technology. Indicate your technology needs for Concurrent sessions.
Additional Files. If you are providing additional files for consideration, please attach them in the space provided.
Correspondence. We will communicate via email. Please include all current contact information, including email address. Provide alternate summer contact information, dates, and instructions if applicable. Deadline for submission: August 28, 2009. You will be notified of your proposal acceptance by September 25, 2009.
AV Equipment. For concurrent sessions, each room will be equipped with a computer, LCD projector, screen, flip chart, and wireless Internet access. If you need any other equipment you must include this information with your proposal. We cannot guarantee to honor late AV equipment requests. No AV equipment is available for Roundtable sessions.
Handouts. Presenters must provide handouts for each session they present, whether a Concurrent or Roundtable session.
Conference Registration. All presenters must register and pay for conference attendance. Presenters are eligible for a 20% discount on the regular conference registration fee.
Cancellation Policy. Registration fee refunds—less a $50 service fee—will be made if a written request is received by January 8, 2010, 4:00pm CT. No refunds will be made after January 8, 2010.
Room setup: Due to scheduling needs and room capacities, we are unable to accomodate special setup needs. Rooms (except Workshops and Roundtable sessions) will be set theater style (chairs only).
Handouts: Presenters must provide handouts at their presentations. Specific information on expected audience sizes will be available in January 2010.