CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Midwest Symposium for Leadership in Behavior
February 27, 28, March 1, 2014
Sheraton Crown Center, Kansas City, MO
The Midwest Symposium for Leadership in Behavior
Disorders fosters professional and family leadership that
improves the lives of children and youth with emotional/behavioral
disorders or related behavioral challenges. Participants are
primarily teachers and related services staff.
The deadline for proposals is June 1.
Proposals may be submitted at online at http://www.mslbd.org/conference_call_for_proposals.htm,
or mailed to: MSLBD, P.O.Box 1683, Manhattan, KS 66505; or
e-mailed to Presentation@mslbd.org.
With an ongoing
emphasis on evidence-based practice, the Midwest Symposium
invites proposals which:
how the proposed session is grounded in research-based practices
the target audience
- list outcomes
for participants with an emphasis on practical application
The planning committee
will also be identifying additional activities to support participant
professional development such as identifying web-based resources,
annotated bibliographies, or follow-up meetings. As a potential
participant, you may be asked to contribute to these or other
It is the policy of the Midwest Symposium for Leadership
in Behavior Disorders that sessions selected for inclusion in the
Symposium program are not to be used for marketing commercially
and/or individually produced materials for sale. Proposals that
appear to be focused in such a direction will not be accepted. Tables
are available for display of such materials outside of our sessions
and we encourage the use of that venue for sales purposes.
for All Presentation
the first presenter will be informed about the acceptance
status of the presentation.
complimentary registration will be provided per presentation
- to the first presenter unless otherwise indicated. No
travel reimbursement or honorarium will be provided.
- All presenters
must register to attend the Symposium. Only those registered
by January 10 will be listed in the program.
Breakout presentations run for 60 minutes at various times on
Friday of the Symposium.
Sessions are provided a screen, power cart, podium and podium
microphone, we do not provide computers or LCD projectors.
Presenters are responsible to provide additional presentation
equipment, or you can arrange rental of the additional items
you need through the hotel preferred AV provider. Audio sound
clips in presentation may require additional equipment rental,
please notify Symposium Manager if audio/video clips are part
of your presentation.
Deadline: June 1
Date: July 15-31
- Poster Sessions
at MSLBD offer a unique opportunity to interact with practitioners
in the field. The informal atmosphere is conducive to exploring
best practices and enjoying a meaningful conversation, networking
opportunities, or just a chance to catch a breath.
- Time: Friday
afternoon 4:15-5:45, 90 minutes.
- Format: 6
foot skirted tables and corresponding wall space, material can
be presented in large poster format attached to the wall above
table, multi-page postings attached to the wall, or on a pre-designed
presentation board designed to set atop the provided table. Don't
forget take away material such as a simple handout, such as strategies,
implementation highlights, sample data, or reference material.
- Please let
us know in advance if you will need power to run technology to
enhance your presentation.
- Cash bar
is available as well as complementary hors d'oeuvres
Deadline: June 1
Date: August 1
for Poster Presentations
Midwest Symposium for Leadership in Behavior Disorders
P.O. Box 1683
Manhattan, KS 66505
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