BCNPHA 2019 RENTS Session Proposal Form

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B. Indicate in which region you are located, and from your perspective, briefly list 3 of the most important issues affecting homelessness services and non-profit housing providers in your region

1. Session Topic:

3. Session Description (max 500 characters):* Please include a brief overview of what you’ll be covering, and the three main learning outcomes or take-aways for participants. This paragraph will be used in the RENT promotional material and is subject to editing by BCNPHA. Please ensure that the description of your session matches your delivery, as attendees choose sessions based on the descriptions in our promotional materials.

4. Target Audience:* Please indicate who would most benefit from attending; check all that apply










5. Participant Experience Level:* Please indicate which level of knowledge and experience participants should have in order to get the most out of the session. We are looking for sessions at each level.



6. Session Format:* Select one of the following options below. Please see the Session Types Glossary for a detailed description of all session formats.





7. Session Length:* Indicate your preferred choice. Preferences are not guaranteed, and BCNPHA will make final determination on session lengths.





8. Number of Presenters:* Due to the high volume of sessions and presenters, only two presenters maximum are permitted for presentations, workshops and forums. Panel discussions may not exceed four presenters in total (including moderator). Any changes to presenters outlined in your proposal, if accepted, must be requested to BCNPHA at least 2 weeks prior to the RENT. BCNPHA reserves the right to make presenter selections.




9. Speaker(s) Information: For each speaker, please provide the following information:

Fee and Travel: BCNPHA has a limited speaker’s budget. We may be able to compensate session fee and costs, depending on presenter circumstances. If travel costs are a barrier to your participation as a presenter, please indicate below if compensation is required for you or any other presenters in the sections below.

Fee and Travel (2): BCNPHA has a limited speaker’s budget. We may be able to compensate session fee and costs. Please indicate below if compensation is required.

Fee and Travel (3): BCNPHA has a limited speaker’s budget. We may be able to compensate session fee and costs. Please indicate below if compensation is required.

Fee and Travel (4): BCNPHA has a limited speaker’s budget. We may be able to compensate session fee and costs. Please indicate below if compensation is required.

10. Session Logistics: BCNPHA will contact you regarding audio-visual requirements, room setups and attendee capacities, should your proposal be accepted. Please note that room setups and number of participants in sessions will vary, depending on registration numbers and room availability. Attendee numbers can range from 20 – 200 participants, so please keep your presentation flexible.

11. Housing Tours:

Housing Tours continue to be a popular event at our events. If you would like to host a site tour, please let us know.

12. Back-up Presenter: In developing your session, please have a back-up presenter available who can cover for you in case of unforeseen circumstances, such as illness or travel disruption. BCNPHA reserves the right to cancel sessions due to low registration or other unanticipated circumstances.



Back-up Presenter:

 

14. Proposal Submission Deadline: Deadline for proposals is Monday, March 4, 2019 (5 pm PST). Proponents will be contacted at least 1 month prior to the RENT as to acceptance status. We may contact some applicants for clarification regarding their submission prior to acceptance.

Questions? Contact Kate Nielsen, Education Lead, at 778-945-2156 or 1-800-494-8859 ext. 2156 or email kate@bcnpha.ca

BCNPHA thanks you for your interest!