Call for Proposals & Future Institutes

Information about Call for Proposals & Future Institutes
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2020 National Rural Institute:

Sunday, June 21- Thursday, June 25, 2020

  • Call for Proposals is OPEN
  • Deadline: November 7, 2019
  • Session status emails (Accept, Conditional Accept or Decline) will be sent late November or early December 2019.
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Submit a Presentation Proposal

Deadline November 7, 2019
Submit Proposal Here

Submission Guidelines

Please review the submission guidelines outlined on the event website to ensure a complete understanding of the requested materials and associated compensation if your session is accepted. Incomplete submissions will not be reviewed and considered. Please ensure that all materials are ready prior to beginning the submission process. These items include:

  • Submitter Full Name
  • Submitter Primary Email Address
  • Submitter Secondary Email Address (if different than primary)
  • Presentation Session Type
  • What expertise level(s) is/are most appropriate for the proposed session content?
  • MAIN topic addressed by the proposed session content
  • AV and other unique session needs

Documents for upload within the online form:

  • PROPOSAL DOCUMENT (Required at submission)
  • CV/RESUME (Required at submission for each presenter)
  • CURRENT PHOTO (Optional at submission, required if accepted)
  • CURRENT W9 FORM (Optional at submission, required if accepted)

Correspondence regarding this session will initially occur via email to the SUBMITTER only.

All submissions, including repeating sessions from prior years, must be submitted through the online proposal form. Please refer to the proposal templates provided below to assist in developing your session proposal.

Track Submission Template

Special Topic Single (1) Submission Template

Special Topic Series (3) Submission Template

Compensation and Teaching Schedules

Please note: Compensation amounts are per session. Sessions with multiple presenters will receive a payment split evenly between presenters unless directed otherwise.

Once a session is accepted and registration for the event opens, any session that has not met a minimum number of registrants is subject to cancellation. 

Track

Compensation

  • TRACK Session: 11.5 hours taught over 3 days  in 1.5 hr–2 hr blocks, MON and TUES and WED
  • $2000 flat rate honorarium (no travel reimbursement/stipend)
  • Includes complimentary conference registration and on-campus room and board, with single room option.
  • Off campus lodging is not included and will not be reimbursed.
  • Travel or other session expenses are not paid or reimbursed.

Teaching Schedule

Monday
10:30 AM-12:00 PM
1:15 PM-3:15 PM
3:45 PM-5:15 PM

AND

Tuesday
10:30 AM-12:00 PM
1:45 PM-3:15 PM

AND

Wednesday
10:30 AM-12:00 PM
1:15 PM-3:15 PM

Special Topic Single (1)

 Compensation

  • SPECIAL TOPIC SINGLE SESSION: 1.5 hours taught within one day - TUES or WED or THURS No Special Topic sessions Sunday or Monday
  • $100 flat rate honorarium payment or $100 registration fee discount.
  • Registration fees are not included.
  • Those who are presenting 1 or 2 Special Topic Single Sessions and plan to attend the rest of the conference are eligible to apply for scholarships. If a scholarship is awarded, an honorarium will not be paid.

Teaching Schedule

Tuesday: 3:45 PM-5:15 PM

OR

Wednesday: 3:45 PM-5:15 PM

OR

Thursday: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM

Special Topic Series (3)

Compensation

  • SPECIAL TOPIC SERIES: 1.5 hours taught each day - TUES and WED and THURS
  • No Special Topic sessions Sunday or Monday
  • $300 flat rate honorarium payment (no travel reimbursement/stipend)
  • Those leading a Special Topic Series (3 sessions only) will have included as a part of their compensation package complimentary conference registration and on-campus room and board, with single room option.
  • Off campus lodging is not included and will not be reimbursed.
  • Travel or other session expenses are not paid or reimbursed.
  • Please note: Special Topic Series sessions will be presented as three, 1.5 hour blocks for a total of 4.5 hours of instruction. Attendees may register for all or part of the series and as such each portion of the series should have a separate description that specifies the topics addressed within that session portion.

Teaching Schedule

Tuesday: 3:45 PM-5:15 PM

AND

Wednesday: 3:45 PM-5:15 PM

AND

Thursday: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM