Southern Business Education Association

2017 Call for Proposals Information

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2017 CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Interest Session OR Special Interest (Vendor)

Hilton Savannah Desoto · 15 East Liberty Street  ·  Savannah, GA 31401 ·  (912) 660-1105

The Southern Business Education Association invites proposals from its members for participation in the SBEA 2017 convention program.  A proposal is a request to participate or lead in the following types of sessions—Interest OR Special Interest.  Presenters must be individual members of NBEA/SBEA to present at this convention.  Session presenters are required to pay the appropriate registration fee in full.  All presenters must register for the convention by the Early Registration Deadline of October 2, 2017.

  • Interest Sessions include presentations of successful practices and programs implemented in business classrooms on the middle, secondary, and postsecondary levels and are conducted by educators. These one-hour sessions are intended for audiences of 25-30; presenters must supply their own laptop; projector and screen will be provided in each room; and sessions may include 1-3 presenters.
  • Special Interest Sessions are conducted by representatives of textbook publishers, software developers, or other conference educational materials exhibitors. These one-hour sessions are intended for audiences of 25-30; presenters must supply their own laptop; projector and screen will be provided in each room; and sessions may include 1-3 presenters.

Guidelines:

SBEA members from the middle, secondary, or postsecondary levels and state/local business education supervisors may submit proposals. Multiple proposals may be submitted but each on a separate form. The proposal must specify one of the following presentation types: Interest Session or Special Interest Session. The program committee may edit titles and descriptions, suggest alternative formats, and/or encourage joint presentations for proposals submitted on similar topics.

Proposal Format

Complete the Call for 2017 Convention Proposals:  Interest or Special Interest form on the SBEA Web site, which is www.sbea.us. Please e-mail proposals as attachments to dtdingell@fcps.edu or dtdingell@gmail.com by April 1, 2017. Receipt acknowledgement will be by e-mail reply.

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