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:

    • Building a Highly Skilled Workforce
    • Career Development for NEET Youth
    • Advocacy & Profile Building in the Youth Employment Services Sector
    • Alternative Business Models for NonProfit Orgs
    • Career Development for Youth Outside of School
      • Collective Impact
      • Demand Led Strategies
    • Competencies for Workforce Development Professionals
      • Data Intelligence/LMI
      • Effective Coaching Techniques for NEET Youth
      • Employment Sector Innovation Strategies
      • Employment Service Delivery
      • Employment/Training Programs (Community, Government, Industry)
      • Experiential/Work-Integrated Learning
      • Future of Work/AI Disruption
      • Indigenous Youth Career Development
  • Indigenous Youth Employment & Training
    • Job Search Strategies
    • Labour Market Information
    • Leadership Development
  • Mental Health & Wellness for Youth Practitioners
  • Mental Health & Wellness for NEET Youth
  • Mentorship
    • New Technology & Tools for Workforce Professionals
    • Newcomer and Refugee Youth
    • Online Career Service Delivery/Remote Learning
    • Radical Leadership
    • Resilience/LifeSkills Training
    • Rural Career & Community Economic Development
    • Self-Care for Front Line Workers
    • Skilled Trade Employment/Training Programs
    • Social Finance
    • Sustainable Change
    • Upskilling/Reskilling
    • Virtual Reality as a Learning Tool
    • Workforce Development Strategies
    • Workforce Planning & Development
    • Workforce Recruitment/Retention 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 13, 2020

*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 19, 2020.
Send Submissions and/or Questions to: accelerateON@firstwork.org