The Coalition’s 30th Annual New York State Foster Care and Adoption Conference will be held on Thursday, May 30 – Saturday, June 1, 2019 at the Hilton Albany in Albany, New York
CALL FOR WORKSHOP PROPOSALS
The Adoptive and Foster Family Coalition of New York is seeking presenters for the organization’s 30th annual conference. The conference is targeted to foster, adoptive and kinship parents and the professionals who work with them. We encourage foster, kinship and adoptive parents, child welfare professionals, adoptees, birth parents, youth formerly in foster care, therapists, child advocates and researchers to submit workshop proposals for one or more of our thirty workshops.
Workshops offered on Friday, May 31st and Saturday, June 1st, are 60 to 90 minutes in length dependent on the final schedule.
We welcome all proposals and have particular interest in the following topics:
Presentations should be interactive, engaging and incorporate audience participation and questions. Proposals should ideally should relate to the theme of the Conference and address one of the topics listed above, through the Coalition is open to other ideas. Submissions are due by Monday January 21st, 2019 and are reviewed by Coalition staff. Prospective presenters will be notified in February
Selected presenters receive free conference registration for up to two presenters per workshop, but are expected to donate their time and expenses. Presenter registration includes conference program meals, reception, special events and discounted fees for conference program ads and exhibit tables.
PRESENTER INFORMATION: Include short bio, affiliation(s) and contact info (mail, email and phone number) for each presenter. If there are online videos of other presentations, include links.
WORKSHOP OVERVIEW: Using a separate online form for each workshop proposed, provide a brief outline for each presentation. Include: workshop title, description, intended audience(s) and which areas of interest (listed above) your proposed workshop will address.
CONFIRMATION: After filling out the form and submitting, you will be taken to a new page verifying the submission. If you do not land on the thank you page, then your proposal has NOT been submitted. Please submit it again.
PLEASE NOTE: After submitting your Workshop RFP, you will be taken to a new page verifying the submission. If you do not land on the thank you page, then your proposal has NOT been submitted. Please review your form again. Required fields will be highlighted in red. Correct the form as indicated and submit it again. The system will also send you a copy of the form to the email you provided. If, after checking your spam folder, you do not have an email confirmation of your RFP, then please contact us. If you don’t have an email, then we do not have your proposal either.
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