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2013 Neighborhoods, USA

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Call for Presentations


Neighborhoods, USA's (NUSA) Program Development Committee is now accepting 90 minute workshop proposals for NUSA's  38th Annual Conference on Neighborhood Concerns being held in Minneapolis, Minnesota from May 22 - 25, 2013.  We are accepting proposals which pertain to the following workshop tracks that are delivered from the lenses of cultural diversity/inclusion, social justice and equity which create opportunities for generational leadership growth:

All proposals must be received by 5:00 p.m. (East Coast Time), November 2, 2012 in order to be considered and must follow the "Proposal Outline" as shown below.


Please email your proposals to both of the following:


Minneapolis, MN Conference Coordinator

Email:  [email protected] 




Neighborhoods, USA Program Development Chair, Richard Whipple
Email:  [email protected]

Proposal Outline

Workshop Information:

  1. Workshop title.
  2. Description - should be 50-60 words maximum.  This will be used to prepare the conference registration and program booklets.
  3. Extended Description - 300 word maximum, including a minimum of three learning objectives.
  4. Information on the intended outcome of the session (share information/success or provide attendees with tools/guides to transform their own neighborhood).
  5. Information on take away opportunities (tools, strategies, resources, best practices, etc.).
  6. List Primary and Secondary Conference Tracks.
  7. Session Format - i.e. debate, clinic, moderated session, panel, etc.
  8. AV equipment to be used.

Proposers Information:

  1. Name, Title
  2. Company / Organization
  3. Address, City, State and Zip
  4. Phone:  Daytime, Evening and Fax
  5. Email Address

Session Organizer's Information (if different from the proposer):

  1. Name, Title
  2. Company / Organization
  3. Address, City, State and Zip
  4. Phone:  Daytime, Evening and Fax
  5. Email Address

Panelist Information (list for each panelist):

  1. Name, Title
  2. Company / Organization
  3. Address, City, State and Zip
  4. Phone:  Daytime, Evening and Fax
  5. Email Address
  6. Describe experience in presenting this workshop topic.
  7. Describe overall presentation experience.

Include statement confirming the panelist is aware of the submission and agrees with the terms and conditions described below.

Terms and Conditions

Proposals must be submitted in prescribed "Proposal Outline."  Proposals must be submitted electronically via email and received by 5:00 p.m. (East Coast Time) on November 2, 2012.  Submissions not using the prescribed "Proposal Outline," received after the deadline or with missing information will not be considered.  Speakers are required to pay conference registration fees. 


The following AV equipment will be provided in each workshop room:  laptop, LCD projector, screens, laptop tables, easels and markers.  Presenters will need to provide anything additional at the presenter's cost. 


Workshops will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2012 and Friday, May 24, 2013.  Speakers must be available on both days until actual workshop time is confirmed.  The Workshop Selection Committee reserves the rights to merge workshops and panels as it sees fit.  Priority will be given to panels with grassroots neighborhood leadership.

Last updated Jul 31, 2012



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