The 2018 Summit in Va was energetic, teeming with useful people and valuable information, and the 2019 Summit looks to build on that wave in Chicago from Oct 7-9.
If your poster idea or presentation is chosen, you get free registration to the Summit. And you choose the format- it can be a discussion group, a panel, an exercise or whatever you want to do.
If its a poster, they will design and print for you.
Posters: Posters offer the opportunity to showcase a project, program or service during the Summit. Each poster will have sections for an abstract, current projects or programming, partners, goals and a highlight or impact. Posters will be displayed in common areas throughout the conference center. Poster authors will be expected to stand with their posters during two networking breaks over the course of the Summit, providing the opportunity for participants to connect directly with Poster authors. A template for the 24 x 36 inch poster is shown below. Based on your acceptance for a poster presentation, you will receive an email from Courtney Long, with a word document template to fill in. In addition, you will be asked to provide images, partner logos, and your organizations logo. The poster graphics are determined based on your organizational logo. Printing fees are waived, and will be hung up Monday evening.
Presentations: Presentations will take place in breakout sessions 45 minutes in length. These sessions may be for individual research, panels, updates, etc. You may request two sessions back to back, if you feel your topic requires 1.5 hours or you would like to offer a more immersive discussion. Please plan to allow some time for questions. Sessions should as be interactive as possible. Slide presentations may be used but are not required. Approved conference breakout session presentations will receive at least 1 FREE registration. Travel scholarships may be provided upon need and request.