Call for Proposals and Future Institutes

2023 Proposals Due Nov. 15

At this time the 2023 event is being planned as a in-person event at our regular location at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. 

Call for Proposal is Open - SUBMIT HERE

2022 Call for Presentations

Submission Deadline: November 15, 2022

Decision announcements (accept, revise, decline): December 2022

NOTE: ALL in-person sessions may be live-streamed for real time remote participation. All sessions will be recorded for later on-demand viewing. Recordings will be available a minimum of 3 months following the close of the in-person activities.

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Future Institute Dates

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Dates and location subject to change.
NRIADA 2023: Sunday, June 25 - Thursday, June 29

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Track Session Information

Tracks are longer sessions intended to provide depth into a topic as a concentrated training and/or instructional workshop. Track sessions are a total of four hours of instruction broken into four, 1-hour blocks. All four hours of a track are taught within the same day and will be scheduled on Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday. There are no tracks on Sunday or Thursday. Attendees will attend a different track session each day and typically attend all parts of a given track topic. There will be a maximum of seven concurrent Track sessions.

Track schedule times are noted below and are the same whether scheduled Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday:
Part 1 of 4: 10:15 am - 11:15 am
Part 2 of 4: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Part 3 of 4: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Part 4 of 4: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Compensation*: $800 total ($200 per instructional hour) plus complimentary registration for one presenter.

Proposal Document (Track) Template

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Special Topic Session Information

Special Topics are shorter sessions intended highlight a breadth of topics with less depth than the track sessions. Special Topic sessions are a total of 1 hour and will be scheduled on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday. There are no Special Topics on Sunday.  Attendees will attend a different session each day. There will be a maximum of seven concurrent Special Topic sessions.

Special Topic schedule times are noted below:
Monday: 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Tuesday: 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Wednesday: 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Thursday: 8:30 am - 9:30 am

Compensation*: $200 plus complimentary registration for one presenter.

Proposal Document (Special Topic) Template

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*Compensation Details

Compensation is per session, not per presenter, and reflects a model of $200 per instructional hour. If a Track or Special Topic has more than one presenter, payment will be divided unless directed otherwise. Alternatively, we provide these options:

Standard session payment and complimentary Institute registration for 1 presenter.
OR
Complimentary Institute Registration for all presenters with no payment for any presenter.
OR
No payment for any presenter and notation of your organization as an In-Kind Sponsor for Institute (regardless of the number of presenters).

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