2018 scgs call for presentations (cfp) - checklist

  • Jamboree - June 1-2, 2018
  • Genetic Genealogy - May 31, 2018
  • Family History Writers - May 31, 2018
  • DNA Workshop - June 1, 2018
  • JES Webinars - the first and third Wendesday of every month in 2018


To make your experience fast and efficient, consider having the following information available:

 

LOG IN INFORMATION

Create an account by entering your email.

If you have applied as speaker in 2016 or 2017, we have uploaded your previously given speaker information. You may update any pre-loaded fields.


Password – The first time you sign in you will create a new password. Passwords can be changed after your initial log in.


You may save your application and return to your account as many times as you’d like. You can make changes up to the CFP closes 11:59 pm, Saturday, September 9, 2017.

 

Step 1 – CONTACT INFORMATION – this information is private and will not be published

  • Name – First name as you’d like us to call you and Last Name – required
  • Mailing Address – Where we can mail any necessary correspondence – required
  • Phone Numbers – Best number to reach you and alternate number – at least one phone number required
  • Company Name – optional
  • Email – The email you will check often – required
  • Backup Contact Name, Email and Phone – Who we should talk to when you’re unavailable – optional
  • Make Checks Payable to – Please be exact here – required
  • Books Authored (Y/N) – required
    • If yes, add the titles of the books - required
  • Number of Presentations Given in the Last 12 Months – required
    • If you have presented, where you presented – conference, seminar or society name – required
  • Handicapped Access to Podium When Speaking (Y/N) – required

 

Step 2 – PUBLIC SPEAKER PROFILE – this is your published information

  • Name – including post-nominals shown as you wish it to be published – required
  • Name Badge 2nd line – add your company name or city/state to your badge – optional
  • Biography – cut and paste, or write new, your bio of up to 400 characters, written in the third-person. Please check your spelling, grammar and punctuation – required
  • Headshot – Upload, or drag to add, your photo. You can update your photo at any time before CFP closing.
    • Important!! Final version must be color, 300 x 300 dpi, square (or we’ll crop to square) – required
  • Public Contact Info – at least one of the following – required
    • Public Email – optional
    • Website – optional
    • Blog – optional
    • Facebook – optional
    • Twitter – optional
    • Other Social Media Link – optional

 

Step 3 – PRESENTATION INFORMATION

· Presentation Title - up to 75 characters – required

· Which conference(s)/event(s) are you submitting this presentation for? Check all that apply – at least one is required.

  • Genealogy Jamboree – Friday, June 1st & Saturday, June 2nd, 2018
  • Genetic Genealogy Conference – Thursday, May 31, 2018
  • NEW Family History Writer’s Conference – Thursday, May 31, 2018
  • DNA Workshops – Friday, June 1, 2018
  • JES Webinar – JES Webinars are the 1st Saturday and 3rd Wednesday of every month at 6pm (PST)

· Presentation Description – up to 400 characters - required

· Additional Presenter Name(s) – optional

· Presentation Target Audience – Beginner, intermediate and/or advanced – check all that apply – at least one is required

· Presentation Topics or Record Types – check all that apply – at least one required

  • Digital Resources: database tools/strategies; web tools (i.e. Google); general interest
  • DNA: all levels
  • Law
  • Methodology: evaluating/analyzing information
  • Preservation: archival storage; record and artifact preservation; organization; future-proofing strategies/techniques
  • Record Types: vital records; church; cemeteries; census/substitutes; military; newspapers/obituaries; occupation; slave; tax; wills/probate; land records
  • Repositories: brick-and-mortar resources; court houses; NARA
  • Research Strategies: site-specific search strategies
  • Social Media/Blogging
  • Software/Apps: Mac-specific
  • Software/Apps: PC-specific
  • Writing and Publishing: family history writing; publishing; e-publishing; copyright/plagiarism
  • Other: ________

Presentation Geographic or Ethic Types – check all that apply – at least one required

  • Not specific to geography or ethnicity
  • African-American
  • Armenian and the Caucasus
  • Asian
  • Canadian – English
  • Canadian – French
  • Dutch
  • Eastern European/Russian
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Irish
  • Italian
  • Mexican
  • Native American
  • Portuguese
  • Scottish
  • South American
  • Southern European
  • Swedish/Norwegian/Danish/Finish
  • USA
  • USA State/Region
  • Other

· Presentation Recording Permission – check all that apply – at least one required

  • Audio taped
  • Videotaped
  • Live streamed and viewed up to six weeks after event
  • Recorded via GoToWebinar and archived for SCGS members-only viewing
  • I do NOT permit recording of this presentation

· Presentation Sponsorship Information (if applicable)

· Additional Comments – optional

 

Step 4 – VERIFY YOUR APPLICATION IS COMPLETE

Finish your application no later than 11:59 pm, Saturday, September 9, 2017.

 

Thank you for your interest in providing excellent learning opportunities through SCGS conferences and events.

 

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