by Chuck Colbert
With its silver anniversary confab held just a few months ago, the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) is already planning for the next convention. The organization has issued a call to its members for submission of proposals for workshops and breakout sessions.
Requests for presentation proposals lay the basis for the development of the educational portion of the conference.
In 2016, NLGJA hopes to provide more than 30 workshop opportunities to more than 350 conference attendees. Proposals from members are an integral step in the process for the conference planning committee.
Next year’s annual convention and LGBT Media Summit will be held at the Ritz-Carlton South Beach Miami, September 8-11, 2016.
Anyone interested in presenting during the convention should fill out the Session Proposal Form (http://www.nlgja.org/2016/submit-a-session-proposal/) by the close of business December 16, 2015.
However, submission of a proposal does not guarantee a workshop presentation opportunity at the conference or a seat on a panel. The conference planning committee and NLGJA staff will collect all of the proposals submitted and review them based on the overall content and its relevance to NLGJA members and proposed learning objective.
People will be contacted by January 31, 2016, if their proposal is selected. Questions? Contact NLGJA’s Bach Polakowski at 202-588-9888.
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