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A Call for Conference Session Proposals

EWIP is pleased to announce the 6th Annual Women’s Leadership Conference. The popular publishing and media industry event in San Francisco attracts over 250 attendees and will take place on Thursday, March 6, 2014. The theme for the conference is “How to Move Forward: Women Leaders in Media”.

Women in publishing, media, and technology are invited to submit a proposal to present at the 2014 event. The motivation to open up the program is to encourage a greater variety of perspectives to EWIP’s 6th Annual Women’s Leadership Conference. EWIP’s president, Máire Walsh, said about the board’s decision, “By opening up the program, we hope to tap into the depth of experience and talent in the publishing community with a conference program that will illuminate the many ways women are moving forward. We ask presenters to submit their plans for our consideration by November 15th.”

Deadline extended: Submit by Friday November 22nd.

Session proposals should be in one of these formats:
Solo presenter
Two- to three-person Q&A session (interview format)
Three- or four-person panel discussion (including moderator)
How-to workshop

The session application process is simple.
1. Review the session guidelines and FAQ
2. Plan a compelling session (50-minutes) and get commitments from each presenter or participant
3. Submit an application using the online form Convene a Session by the November 15, 2013 deadline

The conference program committee will consider submissions received by the November 15, 2013 deadline. The committee will select the most promising sessions that meet the guidelines with an engaging topic and promise a lively conference experience. There will be a maximum of 10 sessions and some may run concurrently.

The contact for the best proposals will be notified on December 12, 2013. She will have an additional 30 days, till January 12, 2013 to finalize the session description and gather all commitments, including 40-word bios and head shots of all participants. Participants will be asked to sign a release for the photos and videos taken during the conference.

IMPORTANT DATES
Deadline extended: Submit by Friday November 22nd.

November 15, 2013 Application for conference session due (Apply Here)
December 12, 2013 Selected sessions announced
January 12, 2014 Complete session details to organizers due

Read more about EWIP’s 2014 Women’s Leadership Conference on Thursday, March 6, 2014.

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