CALL FOR PRESENTERS – Looking to present at Futures?

If you are a Practitioner, Storyteller, Speaker, Expert, Motivator, Leader, or Innovator in Employment, Youth Development, Academia, Education, Youth Justice, Economic Development, Government, Industry, Human Resources and Talent Development, Evaluation we invite you to submit a presentation proposal. See below for topic areas.

Topics:

  • Skilled Trade Employment/Training Programs
  • Future of Work/AI Disruption
  • Youth Entrepreneurship & Self-Employment
  • Indigenous Youth Employment & Training
  • Employee Recruitment & Engagement
  • Labour Market Information
  • Critical Competencies for Workforce Development
  • Building a Highly Skilled Workforce
  • Youth Workforce Planning & Development
  • Newcomer and Refugee Youth
  • Youth Clients with Disabilities
  • Apprenticeship
  • Wraparound/Community Benefits
  • Workforce Development Strategies
  • Collective Impact/Demand Led Strategies
  • Enterprising & Earning
  • Radical Leadership
  • Alternative Business Models
  • Collective Impact
  • Sustainable Change
  • Data Intelligence/LMI
  • Employment Service Delivery
  • Employment Sector Innovation Strategies

The following presentation formats are encouraged:

  • solo presenters,
  • co-presenters,
  • panel discussions,
  • experiential learning labs

SPEAKER TERMS AND GUIDELINES:

Session Length:

Sessions are 60 minutes in length, including introduction, presentation and Q&A. Please note that panel presentations are limited to three (3) speakers and must include a moderator and two (2) subject matter experts.

Submission Criteria:

Speakers can submit more than one proposal for consideration. Presenters are encouraged to collaborate with peers and members of other industries to share new concepts and practices that could lead to learnings and innovations in our sector.

The Abstract Review Committee seeks presentations that are engaging, creative, fun, useful and informative. Effective use of statistical and analytic benchmarking, research, and delivery methodologies and use of appropriate media are encouraged for presentations. The Committee will review all submissions received by the deadline.

Submissions will be evaluated for relevance, educational significance and contribution to the respective subject, unique value to participants, presenter knowledge and experience, and actionable learning objectives. The selection process involves a review of every complete presentation submitted by the deadline. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

Audio Visual Requirements: All rooms will be set up in rounds of 8 and include a podium, and wired microphone. Presenters are required to use their own laptops for their sessions.

Presenters will be notified of their acceptance on or before Monday, July 8, 2019

*Please note, submission is not a guarantee of selection.

The Review Committee seeks presentations that are engaging, creative, fun, useful and informative. Effective use of statistical and analytic benchmarking, research, and delivery methodologies and use of appropriate media are encouraged for presentations. The Committee will review all submissions received by the deadline.

Submissions will be evaluated for its relevance, educational significance and contribution to the respective subject, unique value to participants, presenter knowledge and experience, and actionable learning objectives. The selection process involves a review of every complete presentation submitted by the deadline. Incomplete submissions will not be considered. Please note, submission is not a guarantee of selection.

Submissions will be accepted until Friday, June 28, 2019.
Send Submissions and/or Questions to: accelerateON@firstwork.org

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