Call for Proposals
PRIMA is currently accepting education session proposals for the 2020 Annual Conference in Nashville, Tennessee! Submitted proposals should offer engaging, timely and innovative information that speaks to all public risk management professionals.
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The submission deadline is Friday, July 26, 2019!
This conference offers three distinct education session types: 30-minute cram sessions, 2.5 hour in-depth workshops and our traditional 1.25 hour classroom sessions.
PRIMA education sessions are organized by tracks that coincide with PRIMA’s core competencies.
• Employee Benefits/Human Resources
• Risk & Benefits Financing/Insurance/Self-Insurance
• Risk Control/Safety
• Risk Management Leadership/Administration
• Workers’ Compensation
All submissions are reviewed and evaluated by PRIMA’s Conference Planning Committee (CPC). The committee strategically select sessions that afford conference attendees the opportunity to attend high quality education presentations that cover a variety of public risk management topics. The CPC is comprised of accomplished professionals from diverse public risk management backgrounds. The selection process is competitive, there is a 35% submission acceptance rate.
• Overall quality
• Well-defined focus
• Practical application
• Engagement strategies
• Current significance
• Public risk management relevance
• Correlates with PRIMA’s core competencies and subcategories.
*Preference is given to sessions delivered by public risk management practitioners.
Presenters at PRIMA’s Annual Conference are considered attendees and are expected to pay their own travel expenses and conference registration fees. Presenters are not required to attend the days they are not speaking.
Conference registration is complimentary on the day of your presentation.
PRIMA does not
pay speaking fees.
Information You Will Need
• Full contact information for you and your co-presenter(s)** including name, designation(s), title, organization, full address, e-mail address and phone numbers.
• A one paragraph biography for each co-presenter.
• PRIMA Core Competencies/Subcategories/Learning Track
• Session details*** including title of your presentation (no more than seven words in length), a description (75-100 words), three main learning objectives (using words such as develop, apply, identify and evaluate) and a time frame (1.5 or 2.5 hours).
• Session format
o Classroom, 1.25 hours, traditional session
*Please be sure to read the Presenter Terms and Conditions in it's entirety.
o Crash course, 30 minutes, to-the-point, specific course
o In-depth workshop, 2.5 hours, examination and analysis of a topic
o Facilitated roundtable, 1.25 hours, brainstorm session