Call for Sessions - June 8-9, 2023, WSAE Annual Convention

Formerly the Washington Society of Association Executives, WSAE is now the Washington Society for Association Excellence. 

We invite proposals to be considered for the WSAE Annual Convention located at the Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort, June 8-9, 2023. The theme for the convention is "Riding the Wave of Innovation.

There will be both plenary and breakout sessions. The tentative schedule is available on the WSAE Convention page. WSAE is seeking expertise in the topics of growing leaders at every level; building a culture of inclusion; people strategies; and soft skills for leaders working with volunteers. Innovations, diversity, and ethics lenses are encouraged to be included in session content. 

Please respond by 5:00 p.m. (PT), Wednesday January 11, 2023, to ensure your session will be considered.

WSAE is programming for all levels of association professionals inclusive of CEOs, Directors, Managers, Supervisors and Administrators to provide holistic services to associations and support succession development.

We anticipate approximately 70 attendees. 

About WSAE: Established in 1968, WSAE has a long history of serving our members. Today, we are the premier source for advancing knowledge, facilitating interchange of expertise and experience, and assisting with the career progression of members in Washington’s association management community. We are a learning community of association management professionals passionately supporting and encouraging each other to grow.

Thank you in advance for sharing your expertise. Speaker selection will occur in January. 

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* 1. Presenter's Information

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* 2. Presenter's Contact Information

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* 3. Presentation Contact Information (please complete if you are filling this out as the presenter's agent)

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* 4. Link to video of presenter. 

The selection committee will favorably consider videos in the selection process. Please share direct links to preferred videos, website, and/or social media accounts.

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* 5. Why are you interested in presenting at the WSAE Convention?

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* 6. Preferred length presentation

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* 7. Comments on length of presentation

Presentation Information

The Convention theme is "Riding the Wave of Innovation" Please consider weaving these messages into session descriptions and learning objectives. An ethics element should be a component of every presentation.

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* 8. Session Title

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* 9. Presentation Learning Objectives

Learning objectives will be used in marketing and promotional materials. Please include at least three.

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* 10. Additional Information

Please provide a 3-5 sentence overview of the presentation. Please note, this overview may be used in marketing and promotional materials. Please be sure it is complete, provides information on what the presentation will cover, what attendees will learn or take away, and sparks interest to motivate attendance.

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* 11. Do you have an additional presentation to submit?