SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Friday, September 9, 2022.

The BC Association of Farmers’ Markets (BCAFM) is seeking information-packed, relevant and engaging workshops for our 23rd annual conference. We welcome your submission!

The conference features three days of networking, workshops and learning, bringing together farmers' market managers, board of director members, farmers, vendors, and community stakeholders.

Workshop Details
  • Workshop sessions will run for 75 minutes
  • Between 25-60 people will attend each session
  • We welcome a variety of workshop formats, including panels, interactive sessions, individual presentations, as well as posters and infographics.
 
Tips
  • All sessions are learning experiences and are non-commercial
  • Sessions should include some interactive or experiential elements in your design, as appropriate.
  • The 2022 conference theme this year is Rise Up:Working togetherfrom resiliency towards sustainability.
  • We will accept proposals that are aligned with that theme, as well as other topics that are targeted for market manager, board members, farmer/rancher vendors, and market vendors

Compensation
We are a non-profit organization and do our best to keep conference expenses as low as possible. We value the skills and expertise of our presenters. The following are potentially available to support your presentation:
  • One free conference registration for the first presenter, and a discount for additional presenters
  • Modest honorarium or trade show space
  • Limited reimbursement of travel costs

Conference Details
  • Date: Thursday, November 3-5, 2022
  • Venue: New Westminster, BC
 
We will review proposals and contact you about the outcome in late mid-September 2022.

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* 1. Your Full Name

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* 2. Your Organization

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* 3. Phone Number

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* 4. Email Address

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* 5. Website (if applicable)

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* 6. Who is the intended audience for your workshop?

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* 7. Workshop Title
This can be a working title.

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* 8. Workshop Description
The description should clearly show what the session is about. Include what you expect the attendees to learn as a result of your workshop. We strongly encourage the sessions include some interactive or experiential elements in your design, as appropriate.

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* 9. Is there any equipment or technology you may need?
Ex. internet access, audio speakers, projector, flip charts, etc.

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* 10. List of other presenters or panelists
If your workshop will include other presenters or panelists, please list them here.

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* 11. Presenter(s) bio(s)
Please include a short biography for each presenter.

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* 12. Is there anything we can do to enable you to be able to fully participate in this event as a presenter?

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