Workshop Proposal Request

31st Annual Parenting Awareness Michigan Conference
Friday, November 3, 2023, Treetops Resort, Gaylord, MI.
Thank you for your interest in presenting a workshop at the 31st Annual PAM Conference in Gaylord.  This one-day PAM Conference brings together professionals and volunteers who work with parents and families to provide relevant information on issues, programs, and resources related to parents and families.
Proposal Review Criteria:
The planning committee seeks parenting-related topics presented from a strength-based perspective with a focus on relevant and practical information and resources.
Each proposal will be reviewed based on the following criteria:
- Well-defined, realistic learning outcomes that can be met in the time allotted and align with the content and session design
- Best practices for a diverse audience
- Up-to-date, innovative, and replicable strategies
- Session design with strong potential for audience engagement and learning
- Clear, appealing, and leading-edge content appropriate for the conference and the proposed audience 
- Proposals for commercial products will not be considered
Presenter Requirements:
To ensure high-quality educational experiences for attendees, we request that presenters have: Experience as a trainer and/or presenter; the education, training, and/or expertise in the identified subject matter; and the professional skills or knowledge related to the topic. Our attendees expect that: 1) You are prepared before arrival and will professionally conduct the workshop. 2) you present the topic described in the workshop description. PowerPoint slides are created as guidance and used to reinforce the presentation/discussion. 3) presenters will not solely read directly from a PowerPoint presentation or prepared script.
Additional requirements:
- The primary contact listed in the proposal will receive all communication about the workshop and is responsible for sharing pertinent information with the co-presenter, if applicable
- The presenter will provide any handout copy including, the workshop PowerPoint presentation and/or other applicable materials as warranted.  At a minimum, the presenter is expected to provide a summary presentation handout to workshop participants
 - In the event of cancellations, you will notify the event coordinator in a timely manner or suggest a substitute presenter who is knowledgeable about the presentation you submitted.  If there is to be a stand-in presenter, this person’s credentials will need to be reviewed.  We reserve the right to remove any workshop if the new speaker(s) is not qualified nor is prepared to meet the learning objectives of the previously accepted workshop and the presenter will facilitate the workshop in-person at the PAM conference