MI-AWWA's 86th Annual Conference and Exhibits - Grand Rapids, MI

September 10 - 13, 2024

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* 1. Primary Presenter Information

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* 2. What type of presentation is the abstract being submitted for?

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* 3. Length of Presentation

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* 4. Presentation Title. (If your presentation is selected, this is the title used in the program.)

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* 5. Presentation Description (Describe the session and include general background information. Provide a brief summary of your presentation (1000 words or less / anything more than 1000 words will not be included in your submission). This is the information the committee will use to evaluate the abstract.

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* 6. Now, condense your Presentation Description to just five sentences.  If selected, this description will be included in the online program and mobile app.

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* 7. Please state when and where this presentation or subject matter has previously been presented or published.

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* 8. Who is the target audience for your presentation?

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* 9. Provide three learning objectives of the presentation.  Begin your response with verbs such as: understand, demonstrate, learn, recognize, implement, assess, etc.)

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* 10. By submitting my presentation abstract for consideration, I agree to a Speaker Agreement, and based on mutual consideration, I understand and agree to the considerations as listed below.

If accepted to present, I agree to not engage in any type of promotional marketing or selling of any product or service during the presentation.

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* 11. If you answered No, please provide your reason.

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* 12. To the best of my knowledge, my presentation does not violate any proprietary or personal rights of others (including any copyright or privacy rights), is factually accurate, and contains nothing libelous or otherwise unlawful.

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* 13. I grant to MI-AWWA a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, unlimited use, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, distribute, and sell my presentation (including all handouts and PowerPoint presentations) in any way, with appropriate attribution to me.  I understand that this license does not change the fact that I retain copyright ownership of my presentation and does not prohibit me from using my presentation in any way or from allowing others to use it.

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* 14. I provide consent for MI-AWWA to record my presentation in audio and/or visual form. If my presentation is recorded, I understand that MI-AWWA will be the sole copyright owner of the recording. 

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* 15. I authorize MI-AWWA to use my name, likeness, photograph, and biographical data in connection with the use and promotion of this event and my presentation.

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* 16. In less than 200 words, provide a brief biography of yourself that would be used to introduce you.  Include your professional qualifications, education, etc. (Submission of an introduction does not constitute automatic acceptance of a presentation.)

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* 17. Will you be presenting alone?

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* 18. If you responded NO to Question 17, please indicate the number of co-presenters. 

If you are submitting for a 30-minute presentation, you may have one additional person co-present with you.  If you are submitting for a 60-minute panel discussion, you may include up to three additional persons that will be on stage with you. 

If your submission is selected, you will be asked to provide the additional names, contact information, and introductions upon acceptance.

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