EventCamp Chicago Proposal for Presentation

Introduction

Thank you for your desire to present to the EventCamp Chicago audience. EventCamp Chicago 2011 is about social media and technology for events. This year’s theme is Community Matters.

Proposals for EventCamp Chicago, February 12-13, 2011 are due by 5 pm, CT, December 20, 2010 and should be submitted to presentations@eventcamp.org.

The proposal consists of three parts:

A.    Explanation/Description of Presentation tells us about the presentation

B.    Presenter’s Information tells us about the speakers/presenters

C.    EventCamp Chicago 2011 Speaker Standards/Guidelines

You may submit up to three (3) different presentations and only need to complete Part A for each different presentation.

Presentation Requirements

  • Length – Sessions are 60 minutes in length.
  • Presentations should use some type of participant engagement and interaction.
  • All presentations should take into account both a face-to-face and remote audiences.

Speaker/Presenter Compensation

EventCamp Chicago 2011 is a bar-camp style conference and does not provide speaker fees or expenses. Submission of this proposal testifies to the fact that you understand and accept this financial reality.

The Evaluation & Selection Process:

  • Only those who have completed and submitted the Proposal for Education Presentations will be considered.
  • Starting the first week of January, attendees and prospective attendees will vote and rank proposals. The top ranking proposals will be invited to present.

Instructions

Note:  Please download this document and fill it out completely as described below

A.    Review EventCamp Chicago’s Call For Proposal Packet including Presentation Requirements, Speaker Compensation, Proposal Evaluation Criteria and Selection Process.

B.    Complete the Part A: Explanation/Description of Presentation form for each presentation you are submitting. Be as complete and precise as possible. You can submit up to three (3) presentations.

C.    Complete the Part B: Presenter’s Information form.

D.    Sign and return the EventCamp Chicago 2011 Speaker Standards/Guidelines.

PART A: Explanation/Description of Presentation

First name______________________________________ Last Name __________________

Presentation Title:___________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________

This proposed presentation would be targeted for the following topics

____ Social Media        ____ Interactive Technology            ____ Community Matters

Describe the adult education techniques your presentation will use (case studies, hand-on activities, exercises, group work, etc.):

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Description of proposed presentation (Limit to 50 words or less, please):

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Learner Outcomes:

  • In this section, we are looking for measurable results that will come from your presentation–what the learner (attendee, student, etc.) should be able to do after completing the course.
  • Please list at least three, but no more than four; proposals will not be considered without valid Learner Outcomes.
  • Learner outcomes are always easily measured and use active verbs such as: identify, discover, practice, describe, chart, define, list, etc. Example: By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to list ways to increase customer retention.

By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

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PART B: Presenter’s Information

PLEASE type or print clearly.

First name______________________________________ Last Name __________________

Title_________________________________________ Designations___________________ _______________________________________________________

Company__________________________________________________________________

Company Address___________________________________________________________

City____________________________________________ State, Zip___________________

Business Phone_______________________________________ Fax___________________

Email Address___________________________________________

Bio: (50 words or less)

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Previous presentations: (Use back of sheet, if necessary)

Event:_____________________________________________ Date: __________________

Event:_____________________________________________ Date: __________________

Event:_____________________________________________ Date: __________________

Previous industry experience:

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Area(s) of Expertise:

EVENTCAMP CHICAGO SPEAKER STANDARDS/GUIDELINES

Unless specifically designated, EventCamp Chicago programs are non-commercial forums. Individuals are to refrain from the use of brand names and specific product endorsements. Under no circumstances shall the podium be used as a place for direct promotion of a speaker’s product, service or monetary self-interest.

Selling from the podium is defined as:

  • Making a sales transaction.
  • Using your session to develop a mailing list.
  • Handing out price lists.
  • Discounting others’ views, models or products in the session.
  • Distributing company materials or products during an educational session without prior approval.

Non-Discriminatory Guidelines

Instructors must refrain from overt statements or offensive humor, which would disparage the dignity of any individual or group. Following are some non-discriminatory presentation guidelines:

  • Use non-discriminatory words in verbal and written communications. Review your material and substitute asexual words such as sales representative or sales person instead of salesman. Refrain from using labels (e.g., referring to women as girls). Eliminate sexist language in your handouts (i.e., replace masculine pronouns with “he or she” or reword sentences and phrases).
  • If you encourage audience participation, acknowledge and give equal opportunity for contribution.
  • Avoid discriminatory jokes (e.g., belittling a person’s sex, race, or age, or perpetuating a stereotype).
  • Introduce panel members in a non-sexist manner. Ask panelists how they wish to be presented. Avoid references to personal/physical attributes. Acknowledge professional positions, skills and contributions to the industry. Be consistent in the use of names and titles, giving the same type of information and level of formality for each. As an example, “Ms. Mary Jones, Vice President of ABC Presentations and Mr. John Smith, Sales Manager of Smith & Associates, will join us today.”
  • Avoid visual aids that show people in stereotypical roles. Regardless of sex, race, age groups, etc., present individuals without bias.

Intellectual Property

Instructors must fully disclose all intellectual property utilized within handout materials and during course instruction. This is to protect intellectual property rights such as copyright, ownership, faculty compensation and utilization of revenue derived from creation, production and use for educational courses.

I have read, I understand, I will abide by the Standard/ Speaker guidelines set forth by EventCamp Chicago 2011. Please sign below and return along with your speaker proposal.

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Please make a copy of these standards/guidelines and keep a copy for your reference.

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