Call for Proposals & Date Saver
Pathways of Engagement: Connecting Civic Purpose to Learning and Research – Locally and Globally
Save-the-Date: September 28th-30th, 2009 in Athens, Georgia
Registration information will be available in May at www.outreachscholarship.org
Make plans now to attend!
The deadline for the Call for Proposals is quickly approaching! Please submit your proposal by February 25, 2009.
To submit a proposal go to www.uwex.edu/ics/nosc2009.
Submit online by February 25, 2009. The submission system is user-friendly and allows for providing information for multiple co-presenters.
Successful applicants will be notified via e-mail by April 15, 2009.
• Oral presentations will be 45 minutes in length. Presenters should develop interactive sessions to share information; 30-minute presentations with 15-minute participant discussion moderated by the session facilitator.
• Panel sessions: Some proposals may be grouped together with two other presentations around a central theme. In this case, each of the three presenters will have 10 minutes to present the central theme of their topic, and 15 minutes will be left at the end for participant discussion moderated by the session facilitator.
• Posters will be continuously on display between 2 p.m., Monday, September 28, 2009 and noon, Wednesday, September 30, 2009. To encourage networking and discussion about the displayed work, multiple sessions will be scheduled at which the presenters will be expected to be at their posters.
The conference planners seek proposals that describe and demonstrate the impact of:
Institutions: providing support and incentives for faculty members and students to connect their research and learning to the needs of communities, locally or globally.
Faculty: endeavors to build strong relationships between communities and universities, locally or globally.
Faculty: the scholarship of engagement – impact on the faculty member, on the faculty member’s students, on the community.
Students: connecting learning to the needs of communities, locally or globally.
The University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education Conference Center & Hotel, 1197 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, Georgia 30602-3603