2020 Tribal Lands and Environment Forum:
A Virtual Gathering

Proposal Submission Form for Virtual (Online) Conference Sessions

We are now accepting proposals for the 2020 Tribal Lands and Environment Forum: A Virtual Gathering. This virtual event will be a mixture of live streaming and on-demand content to help us connect, share, and learn from each other. Topics will be related to our primary media: solid/hazardous waste management, brownfields, UST/LUSTs, Superfund, emergency response, and multi-media subjects (including emerging technologies, climate change, and subjects addressing multiple environmental media). This year we would like to highlight tribal case studies, virtual tours, innovative technologies, discussions that bring together tribal professionals and their colleagues, and strategies and lessons learned that will assist tribes in transitioning past the current pandemic as well as developing their own capacity to protect their lands and people.

We will consider all types of approaches and formats including pre-recorded/on-demand presentations, virtual field trips, live workshops/trainings, webinars, question and answer sessions, panel discussions, digital poster sessions, and more. We encourage you to liven up your session with added virtual break out rooms, polls, intermittent question/answer or group discussion periods for attendee engagement, etc.

Proposals may be for either 45 or 90 minutes (includes time for Q&A) or for longer training type sessions.

Proposals can be for live streaming events or can be pre-recorded/on-demand sessions so attendees can view them at their leisure. As in the past, please submit your proposed session description as you would like it to appear in the digital communication for this event. Be as clear as possible in describing your proposed session. Be sure to mention your delivery method. A good description should include objectives, type of activities or structure of the presentation, and any knowledge that should be understood prior to attending. Note: ITEP reserves the right to edit proposal descriptions for grammar, spelling and length as needed.

Information to Prepare for Submission:
Presenter Responsibility and Guidelines:

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Please indicate which type of presentation you are submitting:

Longer Training (Please specify length):

(Please describe the content of your session, skills that participants will learn, and expected outcomes. Include any base knowledge/skills you require from participants): (suggested length of not more than 125 words)
Please include information for all individuals presenting, including the primary contact (if the primary contact is also presenting):

Speaker 2 information:

Speaker 3 information:

Speaker 4 information:

Speaker 5 information:

Speaker 6 information:

I have access to equipment and Internet necessary to complete a digital session:

I agree to allow ITEP/NAU to record my session and post on ITEP webpages.

I agree to allow ITEP/NAU to post my presentation materials on ITEP webpages.

Please note: If your proposal is accepted, you will be notified by ITEP. Presenters are responsible for adding their presentation to the TLEF Dropbox folder no later than Wednesday, August 12, 2020. All presentations must be compatible with Microsoft platforms. Please be aware that embedded videos often have problems and should be avoided if at all possible. If you do have embedded videos in your presentation, please let ITEP staff know so we can be sure they are working appropriately before your presentation begins. You are responsible for providing copies of handouts and other presentation materials. ITEP cannot waive the registration fee for presenters. Additional information will be sent to you if your proposal is accepted. Thank you very much for your interest!

If you have any questions, please contact Julie Jurkowski at:
Julie Jurkowski, Program Coordinator Senior
Tel: 928/523-9404
Email: Julie.Jurkowski@nau.edu

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