AHVRP 2020 Call for Concurrent Session Submissions

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Thank you for your interest in the 2020 AHVRP Call for Concurrent session submission.

This is a call for presenters to provide relevant and cutting-edge information, best practices and essential tools during concurrent sessions at the 52nd Annual AHVRP Conference & Exposition, August 22-25th, 2020 in Denver, Colorado.

This call is available to non-vendor, AHVRP members only.

Additional Information: If you are a vendor who is interested in presenting a sponsored session, please contact AHVRP directly. 312-422-3939 or e-mail us at ahvrp@aha.org.

The call for concurrent session submissions 
OPENS February 10th, 2020 and CLOSES March 31st, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. CT.

What are the AHVRP members looking for?
  • Cutting Edge programs! Got a program you are having amazing success with? Share it with your peers!
  • Have a unique way of recognizing your volunteer department locally or in your community? How about within your organization? Please share! Demonstration of measurable impact your department has on the business with results to prove it?
  • Can’t keep your shelves stocked in your gift shop because you are selling the latest and the greatest? Share your wisdom!
  • Are you the person everyone goes to (Subject Matter Expert) for recruitment of volunteers, retention, program development/enhancement? Share your knowledge! 
Proposals are evaluated using the following additional criteria:
  • Content that is current and practical, cutting edge or innovative, as it relates to volunteer management in a health care setting
  • Programs are easily replicated/applicable and can demonstrate success in any organization with minimum to moderate change
  • Programs and initiatives that demonstrate measurable business impact and results
  • Focused learning objectives that can be met in the time allotted
  • Clear, specific and informative content that is directly linked to the learning objectives.
Here is how the submission process works:
  • Submit your concurrent session proposal by March 31st, 2020 11:59 p.m. CT.
  • You must complete the proposal once you begin, any incomplete proposals will not qualify to be reviewed or selected. Please allow 48 hours for AHVRP staff  to contact you that your completed proposal has been received. If you do not receive an e-mail, please contact AHVRP directly at 312-422-3939 or e-mail us at AHVRP@org.
  • You must fill out all required fields! We recommend starting a Word document (or similar software) to save the information you are submitting. You can find the submission form HERE with the required questions.
  • By April 30th, 2020, AHVRP will notify you by e-mail if your session has been selected to present at the AHVRP 2020 Annual Conference.
  • AHVRP staff will work with you on exact presentation schedule, but cannot guarantee a specific slot.
  • You will also receive addition information and materials to sign with instructions. 
  • Reminder: you can start working on your presentations at any point and start putting your slides together before you get selected.
  • On May 28, 2020, 11:59 PM CT, PowerPoint Presentations (PPT) are due!
  • Failure to send the PPT will disqualify the speaker(s) from moving forward and being able to present at the conference. Please contact AHVRP directly with further questions.
Thank you for your interest in presenting at the 52nd Annual AHVRP Conference & Exposition. We appreciate your contribution.