2019 scgs call for presentations (cfp) - checklist

  • Genealogy Jamboree – May 31 - June 2, 2019
  • Genetic Genealogy - May 30, 2019
  • General Genealogy Workshops – May 30, June 1 and June 2, 2019
  • DNA Workshops – May 31, 2019
  • JES Webinars - the first and third Wednesday of every month in 2019

 

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

LOG IN INFORMATION:

If you have applied as speaker in the last three years, we have uploaded your previously provided speaker information. You may update any pre-loaded fields.  Use your same email and password to log in.

For new applicants, log in with your email and create a password. 

You may save your application and return to your account as many times as you’d like. You can make changes until 11:59 pm, Saturday, September 8, 2018.

Step 1 – CONTACT INFORMATION – this information is private and will not be published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 – 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 organization 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. 
    • Important!! Final version must be color, 300 x 300 dpi.  Your face should be approximately 50% of the photo submitted.  A square photo is preferable.  Format: JPEG; Maximum file size: 8 MB. – 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.

  • The 50th Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree (60 minutes) – Friday, May 31st through Sunday, June 2nd, 2019
  • 7th Annual SCGS Genetic Genealogy Conference (60 minutes) – Thursday, May 30, 2019
  • General Genealogy Workshops (2 hours) – Thursday, May 30, Saturday, June 1 & Sunday, June 2, 2019
  • DNA Workshops (3 1/2 hours) – Friday, May 31st, 2019
  • 2019 Jamboree Extension Series (JES) Webinar (60 minutes lecture and 30 minutes Q&A)  – JES Webinars are the 1st Saturday at 10am and 3rd Wednesday at 6pm of every month (Pacific). 

· Presentation Description – up to 400 characters - required

· 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

  • DNA
  • Law
  • Methodology and/or Research Strategies
  • Preservation
  • Record Types
  • Repositories
  • Social Media/Blogging
  • Software/Apps
  • Writing and Publishing
  • Other

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

  • Not specific to geography or ethnicity
  • African-American
  • British Isles & Ireland
  • Canadian 
  • Eastern European
  • German
  • Hispanic
  • Italian
  • Native American
  • Scandinavian
  • USA
  • Other 

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

  • Audio taped
  • Videotaped
  • Live streamed and viewable 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 8, 2018.

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

 

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