2020 Annual Conference Session Proposal
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NAADA 2020 Conference

2020 Education Committee Call for Proposals

The NAADA Education Committee invites education session proposals for the annual conference of alumni, communication, development, student services professionals, and alumni volunteers of land grant universities and colleges of agriculture and related sciences. This year's conference theme is Great Lakes, Great Vision and will be held June 15-18, 2020 in East Lansing, Michigan.

2020 Conference Goals:

  • Provide an opportunity to explore diversity, equity and inclusion from the perspective of alumni engagement, student recruitment and employment, volunteer training and retention, communications, and development in the work of higher education agriculture professionals.
  • Explore and share some best practice metrics and how they can advance the work of development, alumni engagement, volunteer, student and communication professionals in higher education agriculture and related sciences.
  • Explore the many ways our peers identify opportunities to overcome obstacles and challenges facing professionals in development, alumni engagement, volunteer, student and communications.
  • Create a variety of opportunities for networking to enhance connections between conference participants.

If you have any questions or would like to run your ideas for potential topics and speakers by someone, please feel free to reach out to the Education Committee Chair Amanda Saha.

Deadline: Presentation applications, along with a personal head shot and bio, are due to NAADA by 5 p.m., Thursday, October 31, 2019.

Proposal Evaluation Criteria

  • Proposals from experienced and less experienced presenters, researchers and/or practitioners are earnestly solicited.
  • Proposals will be evaluated on the basis of clarity, relevance to conference participants and budget constraints.
  • Does the proposal cross multiple professional tracks within NAADA?
  • Does the session cover current trends and topics within our industry?
  •  Level of interactive presentation will be considered
  • Collaboration between multiple institutions is encouraged.

* Please Note -- In accordance with NAADA conference policy, NAADA is unable to pay fees, honorariums, travel expenses, discount or waive conference registration, or provide any other type of financial consideration to speakers who are faculty and/or staff of an agricultural college in a NAADA member institution.

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