April 23-25, 2019 * Chicago, IL

Share your expertise at NCNC
Thank you for offering to share your time and talent with the child nutrition community in April 2019! Please complete the following workshop proposal application for the National CACFP Sponsors Association Conference April 23-25, 2019 in Chicago, IL.

For programming consideration, this application must be completed in full. Each presenter must have a biography completed.

The NCA conference committee will review all submissions submitted by Monday, September 17 at noon EST. Applicants will be notified of the status of their workshop proposals in October.

For more information about presenter guidelines view the speaker agreement. To see a list of workshops accepted and presented last year view the 2018 conference program. If you have questions or would like to confirm receipt, contact us at conference@cacfp.org.

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WORKSHOP DETAILS

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* 1. Workshop Title:

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* 2. What are the 2 - 3 key points of this workshop?

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* 3. Workshop Description (Limit to 50 words.) If your proposal is accepted, your description will be published online and in the conference program. We reserve the right to edit your submission.

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* 4. Choose the statement that best describes the purpose of the workshop. (One or two descriptions can be submitted.)

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* 5. Audience

Which of these organizations will have staff members who will want to attend your workshop?

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* 6. Please rank the level of CACFP experience needed to benefit from attendance at this workshop.

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* 7. How long is this workshop designed to be?

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* 8. Attendees value presenters who actively engage their audience. Will this workshop be interactive? 

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* 9. What are the 2 - 3 things the attendee will walk away with from this workshop?

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* 10. Outline of your workshop, including objectives and main points you plan to cover.

PRESENTING DETAILS

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* 11. Workshop attendance at the NCA conference does not require pre-registration by attendees. Rooms will be set theatre-style and attendance may range from 25 to 400 depending on topic interest. Are you able to adapt your workshop to the expected attendance (which will be shared with you several weeks prior to the conference based on attendee surveys)?

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* 12. Rooms, as mentioned above, will be set theatre-style. If your presentation works better in another room set up style i.e. round tables, classroom, demo equipment, etc., please request consideration here or email it to conference@cacfp.org. 
Charges may apply. Requests made after December 31, 2018 may not be accomodated.

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* 13. All workshop presenters are responsible for making and paying for their own hotel and travel expenses. Workshop presenters who wish to attend the conference sessions and networking opportunities, will also need to register for the conference at registration fees in effect at time of registration.

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* 14. Workshop presenters should provide an adequate number of handouts based on the attendee workshop survey results as well as submit an electronic copy of their presentation and handouts in PDF format for publishing on our website.

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* 15. Sales, product promotion, and commercial solutions are NOT allowed during general workshop presentations.

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* 16. Workshop date/time assignments are based on interest surveys of attendees so we do not schedule all high-interest classes at the same time. Please indicate your availability to present your workshop during the conference.

Workshops with maximum flexibility will be given priority.

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* 17. Workshop presenters will be offered standard audio-visual support which will include a podium microphone, projector, screen, and power cord. We do not provide computers for presentations, so please plan to bring your own. 

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* 18. Internet access for presenters and other A/V support may be available if requested when submitting this proposal. If your presentation will not work without internet or additional A/V support than the standard listed above, please request consideration. Internet cannot be provided for attendees.

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* 19. If you know anyone we should reach out to for conference sponsorship and/or exhibitor opportunities, please list their name, organization, email and/or phone number.

PRESENTER INFORMATION

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* 20. Primary Presenter or Panel Moderator

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* 21. Primary Presenter Credentials (Choose all that apply)

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* 22. Primary Presenter or Panel Moderator Resume
Tell us about yourself. Include professional and educational background relating to your presentation and prior speaking experience.

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* 23. Primary Presenter or Panel Moderator Short Bio
Provide a short bio (50 - 75 words) which may be published in the conference program. This is subject to editing.

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* 24. Co-Presenter:

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* 25. Co-Presenter Credentials (Choose all that apply)

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* 26. Co-Presenter Resume
Tell us about yourself. Include professional and educational background relating to your presentation and prior speaking experience.

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* 27. Co-Presenter Short Bio
Provide a short bio (50 - 75 words) which may be published in the conference program. This is subject to editing.

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* 28. Panelist (1):

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* 29. Panelist (1) Credentials (Choose all that apply)

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* 30. Panelist (1) Resume
Tell us about yourself. Include professional and educational background relating to your presentation and prior speaking experience.

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* 31. Panelist (1) Short Bio
Provide a short bio (50 - 75 words) which may be published in the conference program. This is subject to editing.

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* 32. Panelist (2):

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* 33. Panelist (2) Credentials (Choose all that apply)

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* 34. Panelist (2) Resume
Tell us about yourself. Include professional and educational background relating to your presentation and prior speaking experience.

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* 35. Panelist (2) Short Bio
Provide a short bio (50 - 75 words) which may be published in the conference program. This is subject to editing.

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* 36. Panelist (3):

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* 37. Panelist (3) Credentials (Choose all that apply)

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* 38. Panelist (3) Resume
Tell us about yourself. Include professional and educational background relating to your presentation and prior speaking experience.

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* 39. Panelist (3) Short Bio
Provide a short bio (50 - 75 words) which may be published in the conference program. This is subject to editing.

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* 40. Panelist (4):

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* 41. Panelist (4) Credentials (Choose all that apply)

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* 42. Panelist (4) Resume
Tell us about yourself. Include professional and educational background relating to your presentation and prior speaking experience.

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* 43. Panelist (4) Short Bio
Provide a short bio (50 - 75 words) which may be published in the conference program. This is subject to editing.

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