FAPA Speaker Proposal Submissions

FAPA Conference 2020: Speaker Submissions

DETAILS

We are currently accepting speaking proposals for the Florida Authors and Publishers Association Annual Conference on July 31- August 2, 2019. Please complete the form below in full. If you would like to submit more than one proposal, you will need to fill out a separate form.

  • Submissions are due January 25, 2020. 
  • All speakers chosen will be notified by February 15, 2020. 
  • Proposals received after the deadline will be considered for next year’s conference.

OUR AUDIENCE

The Florida Authors & Publishers Association is an organization for independently / small press / traditionally published authors, independent small / mid-sized publishers, and other professionals involved in the publishing industry. We are focused on providing the highest quality of information, resources, and professional development to members and others interested in the writing and publishing profession.

 

SCHEDULE & FORMAT

FAPA Conference 2020
Friday, July 31 – Sunday, August 2

Note: times and formats are approximate and may change.

Friday, July 31: 

  • 1:00 – 2:15 Two 75-minute workshops/panel
  • 2:30 – 3:45 Two 75-minute workshops/panel
  • 4:00 – 5:15 Two 75-minute workshops/panel

Saturday, August 1: 

9:00 – 10:15  One 75-minute presentation/panel

10:30 – 11:45 One 75-minute presentation/panel

1:00 – 2:15  One 75-minute presentation/panel

2:30 – 3:45  One 75-minute presentation/panel

SPEAKER COMMITMENT

If selected, speakers will be required to provide presentations, slide decks, and/or handouts by July 1, 2020, for review.

 

 

If you have any questions, please contact;
Patti Brassard Jefferson – FAPA President
patti.brassard.jefferson@myFAPA.org

Speaker Submission Form:


Beginner: Attendees have no or limited previous exposure to the topic and are not expected to actively contribute to the discussion and the solution of difficult problems discussed. The presentation will go over basic concepts in great detail.Intermediate: Attendees have a working knowledge of the topic and a general sense of how to apply this knowledge to the day-to-day work of publishing. The presentation is geared toward those looking to expand their knowledge and skills beyond the fundamentals to the more complex or nuanced aspects of the topic. Sessions will typically combine speaker presentations with interactive discussion.Advanced: Attendees have sufficient experience and understanding of the topic and are capable of actively contributing to the discussion. The presentation will not review basic concepts, but instead:

Aim to provide attendees with in-depth knowledge of an area and a robust set of skills required for addressing challenging problems.



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