Proposal Submission

Please use this application to submit your proposal for CLI's annual Legal Inclusiveness & Diversity Summit.  In 2018, it will be held in early May in Denver, Colorado.
* Each session should be 75 minutes in length.
* CLI will reimburse speaker's expenses related to airfare, one-night hotel and meals not provided at the conference.  As a nonprofit, CLI is unable to pay speaker fees.
Please direct all questions to Karen H. Hester (; 303.313.6861).
Please submit proposal by Friday, November 3rd. 

* 1. Please indicate if you wish to be consider for one of the plenary positions or for one of the concurrent sessions.  You may select more than one.

* 2. Title of program:

* 3. Do you wish to have this program consider for CO CLE credit?  To be considered for ethics credit, please keep in mind Colo. RPC 8.4, (g) and Comment (3) as you complete Q3: Program Description.

* 4. Program Description:
In 100 words or less, provide a summary of the content of your presentation. It should give proposal evaluators an accurate feel for what will be covered in your program. As you write your description for your session, please keep in mind Colo. RPC 8.4, (g) and Comment (3) if you wish to be considered for CO CLE Ethics credit.  If your proposal is accepted, this is the text that will be used to market the program and subject to editing.

* 5. Learning Objectives:
Describe the benefits to be gained by participating in your session. Please indicate at least three skills, ideas, procedures, etc. that attendees will take away from this presentation. You can list objectives as an ending to the following sentence:  “At the end of this session, participants will be able to…”

* 6. Instructional Methods:
List the methodologies that will be used for delivering each component of the course. Include any ways you will encourage active learning, such as case study exercises, role playing, small group discussions, facilitated brainstorming, or action plans. You may also include any key job aids to be distributed as handouts, such as samples, checklists, or self-evaluations.

* 7. Target audience:

* 8. D/I experience level of audience:

* 9. Lead Presenter:

* 10. Presenter's Biography (not more than 250 words): 
This should be written in a narrative format and include name, current title, current organization and a few sentences containing biographical information that illustrates why the individual is qualified to speak on a specific topic. If the proposal is accepted, this will be used in conference materials.

* 11. Reference #1:
This person should be able attest to the presenter's expertise and/or instructional presentation skills. Please include name, title and contact information.

* 12. Reference #2:
This person should be able attest to the presenter's expertise and/or instructional presentation skills. Please include name, title and contact information.

* 13. If speaker is new to CLI, please list any relevant past speaking engagements.

* 14. Contact Person:
The lead presenter listed above will be contacted for any questions and will be informed of the decision on the proposal. If the lead presenter for the session is not the primary contact, please indicate the name, e-mail, and phone number for the proper individual, so he/she can be contacted instead.

* 15. There are additional presenters for this program: