About #GWA2018 Education Session Proposals

GWA is seeking breakout and roundtable proposals focused on business, horticulture, photography, publishing, social media, speaking, sustainability and writing for our 2018 GWA Annual Conference & Expo, August 13-16 in Chicago, IL.

#GWA2018 is an inclusive opportunity for all current and future GWA members  to engage in exceptional formal and informal learning experiences that support career development, increase individual productivity, and provide innovative insights and solutions to industry challenges.

We invite proposals that:
  • Reflect innovation and cutting edge content
  • Target either new, mid-career, or seasoned professionals
  • Stimulate and provoke discussion and audience engagement
  • Provide diverse approaches for different types of learners
  • Present evidence based on or supported by research
  • Use multimedia approaches to enhance attendee learning
  • Explore issues important to national audiences
We anticipate sending acceptance notifications in March 2018. Upon acceptance, speakers will be asked to sign a speaker agreement. As a token of thanks, GWA conference presenters will receive a complimentary registration for the day of their presentation and breakout speakers will be eligible for an honorarium of $250 for solo presentations, $125 per 2 person panel participant and $75 per 3 person panel participant.