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    Call for Proposals

    posted in Uncategorised on 30th Sep, 2019

    CDS 2020
    "Global Challenges, Local Resilience”

    DEADLINE EXTENDED THROUGH DEC. 16, 2019

    The Community Development Society (CDS) is requesting proposals for presentations and posters from researchers, practitioners, and others involved in community work for the Community Development Society 2020 Annual International Conference, July 12-15, 2020 in Fargo, North Dakota, USA.

    The conference will explore how community developers, organizers, and leaders pursue local resilience in light of global challenges, and how local actions contribute to global resilience in the face of climate change, refugee migration, workforce and trade disruption, and other challenges.

    Proposals related to the conference theme, “Global Challenges, Local Resilience” are encouraged, but all submissions will be given full consideration. Each 60-minute breakout session will include 1-3 accepted presentations. We will contact you regarding how your proposal might fit into these sessions and the overall conference program.

    If you have questions or experience technical difficulties submitting your proposal, please contact KP Williams, CDS Vice Chair of Programs - programs@comm-dev.org.

     Pre-conference Workshops: On Sunday, July 14, 2019, we will be hosting pre-conference workshops that engage our membership in meaningful, intensive, and interactive sessions to gain new skills related to community development. Each workshop will be scheduled for a half day or a full day (2.5 hours or 5 hours). Pre-conference workshops should be highly engaging and can cover a variety of topics related to the field of Community Development. Submit a proposal for a pre-conference workshop.

    Proposal Guidelines

    • The deadline for proposal submissions is December 16, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. EST. No late abstracts will be accepted.

    • You may submit more than one proposal.

    • All accepted presenters must complete their paid conference registration by Friday, June 12, 2020. Please note, presenters do not receive free registration. 

    • If you are not a member of CDS at the time of your conference registration, please register at the non-member level fee (includes a one-year membership to CDS). 

    • The conference agenda will be finalized by July 1, 2020.

    Proposal Types

    The following types of proposals will be considered:

    PRESENTATIONS: (Maximum 750-word abstract, does not include references or title page)

    • Format: we invite proposals that reflect a variety of delivery formats, including but not limited to round tables, panels, fishbowls, storytelling, interactive workshops, and lightning talks. 

    • Research Presentations include, but are not limited to, empirical research, action or participatory research, research panels and theoretical/philosophical perspectives, discussions or debates.

    • Educator/Practitioner Presentations include but are not limited to innovative ideas and practices, programmatic successes and reflections, panels, and topical discussions.

    • Scholarly Practice Presentations include some elements of both the research and educator/practitioner presentations described above.

    • Emerging Practice and Research Presentations include but are not limited to research that is in progress, new community or educational programs, and discussions of thought-provoking research projects or emerging trends in practice. 

    POSTERS: (Maximum 500-word abstract, does not include references or title page)

    • Research Posters include, but are not limited to empirical research, action or participatory research, and theoretical/philosophical perspectives.

    • Educator/Practitioner Posters include but are not limited to innovative ideas and practices, programmatic successes and reflections.

    • Scholarly Practice Posters include some elements of both the research and educator/practitioner presentations described above.


    Any submissions exceeding specified word count will automatically be rejected.

    Proposal Upload Guidelines

    All proposals will be peer reviewed. Submit your proposal as a .docx or .pdf file using the guidelines and the link below. While the submission form will ask for name and contact information, please do not include your name or affiliation on the proposal document. Proposals must be blind, and the blind proposal will be sent to 2-3 reviewers. Notification will be sent via email for international proposals by February 3, 2020 and for U.S. proposals by March 2, 2020.

    • Proposals will be submitted via Google Forms. Author/Presenter information will be collected in a form field separate from the proposal file upload.

    • TITLE PAGE: List the title of your abstract; the title should match the title submitted in the Google Form.

      • DO NOT include the name(s) and institutions/organizations of each author or other identifiable information.

      • DO include up to five keywords that describe your abstract.

    • ABSTRACT PAGE: The abstract should accurately communicate how your proposal relates to community development and the conference theme “Global Challenges, Local Resilience.”

      • Abstracts for presentations must be no more than 750 words.

      • Abstracts for posters must be no more than 500 words.

      • Word count does not include references or title page.

    Submit a Proposal

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    Call for Proposals

    posted in Uncategorised on 30th Sep, 2019

    CDS 2020
    "Global Challenges, Local Resilience”

    DEADLINE EXTENDED THROUGH DEC. 16, 2019

    The Community Development Society (CDS) is requesting proposals for presentations and posters from researchers, practitioners, and others involved in community work for the Community Development Society 2020 Annual International Conference, July 12-15, 2020 in Fargo, North Dakota, USA.

    The conference will explore how community developers, organizers, and leaders pursue local resilience in light of global challenges, and how local actions contribute to global resilience in the face of climate change, refugee migration, workforce and trade disruption, and other challenges.

    Proposals related to the conference theme, “Global Challenges, Local Resilience” are encouraged, but all submissions will be given full consideration. Each 60-minute breakout session will include 1-3 accepted presentations. We will contact you regarding how your proposal might fit into these sessions and the overall conference program.

    If you have questions or experience technical difficulties submitting your proposal, please contact KP Williams, CDS Vice Chair of Programs - programs@comm-dev.org.

     

    Pre-conference Workshops: On Sunday, July 14, 2019, we will be hosting pre-conference workshops that engage our membership in meaningful, intensive, and interactive sessions to gain new skills related to community development. Each workshop will be scheduled for a half day or a full day (2.5 hours or 5 hours). Pre-conference workshops should be highly engaging and can cover a variety of topics related to the field of Community Development. Submit a proposal for a pre-conference workshop.

    Proposal Guidelines

    • The deadline for proposal submissions is December 16, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. EST. No late abstracts will be accepted.

    • You may submit more than one proposal.

    • All accepted presenters must complete their paid conference registration by Friday, June 12, 2020. Please note, presenters do not receive free registration. 

    • If you are not a member of CDS at the time of your conference registration, please register at the non-member level fee (includes a one-year membership to CDS). 

    • The conference agenda will be finalized by July 1, 2020.

    Proposal Types

    The following types of proposals will be considered:

    PRESENTATIONS: (Maximum 750-word abstract, does not include references or title page)

    • Format: we invite proposals that reflect a variety of delivery formats, including but not limited to round tables, panels, fishbowls, storytelling, interactive workshops, and lightning talks. 

    • Research Presentations include, but are not limited to, empirical research, action or participatory research, research panels and theoretical/philosophical perspectives, discussions or debates.

    • Educator/Practitioner Presentations include but are not limited to innovative ideas and practices, programmatic successes and reflections, panels, and topical discussions.

    • Scholarly Practice Presentations include some elements of both the research and educator/practitioner presentations described above.

    • Emerging Practice and Research Presentations include but are not limited to research that is in progress, new community or educational programs, and discussions of thought-provoking research projects or emerging trends in practice. 

    POSTERS: (Maximum 500-word abstract, does not include references or title page)

    • Research Posters include, but are not limited to empirical research, action or participatory research, and theoretical/philosophical perspectives.

    • Educator/Practitioner Posters include but are not limited to innovative ideas and practices, programmatic successes and reflections.

    • Scholarly Practice Posters include some elements of both the research and educator/practitioner presentations described above.


    Any submissions exceeding specified word count will automatically be rejected.

    Proposal Upload Guidelines

    All proposals will be peer reviewed. Submit your proposal as a .docx or .pdf file using the guidelines and the link below. While the submission form will ask for name and contact information, please do not include your name or affiliation on the proposal document. Proposals must be blind, and the blind proposal will be sent to 2-3 reviewers. Notification will be sent via email for international proposals by February 3, 2020 and for U.S. proposals by March 2, 2020.

    • Proposals will be submitted via Google Forms. Author/Presenter information will be collected in a form field separate from the proposal file upload.

    • TITLE PAGE: List the title of your abstract; the title should match the title submitted in the Google Form.

      • DO NOT include the name(s) and institutions/organizations of each author or other identifiable information.

      • DO include up to five keywords that describe your abstract.

    • ABSTRACT PAGE: The abstract should accurately communicate how your proposal relates to community development and the conference theme “Global Challenges, Local Resilience.”

      • Abstracts for presentations must be no more than 750 words.

      • Abstracts for posters must be no more than 500 words.

      • Word count does not include references or title page.

    Submit a Proposal

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    Call for Proposals

    posted in Uncategorised on 30th Sep, 2019

    CDS 2020
    "Global Challenges, Local Resilience”

    DEADLINE EXTENDED THROUGH DEC. 16, 2019

    The Community Development Society (CDS) is requesting proposals for presentations and posters from researchers, practitioners, and others involved in community work for the Community Development Society 2020 Annual International Conference, July 12-15, 2020 in Fargo, North Dakota, USA.

    The conference will explore how community developers, organizers, and leaders pursue local resilience in light of global challenges, and how local actions contribute to global resilience in the face of climate change, refugee migration, workforce and trade disruption, and other challenges.

    Proposals related to the conference theme, “Global Challenges, Local Resilience” are encouraged, but all submissions will be given full consideration. Each 60-minute breakout session will include 1-3 accepted presentations. We will contact you regarding how your proposal might fit into these sessions and the overall conference program.

    If you have questions or experience technical difficulties submitting your proposal, please contact KP Williams, CDS Vice Chair of Programs - programs@comm-dev.org.

    Proposal Guidelines

    • The deadline for proposal submissions is December 16, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. EST. No late abstracts will be accepted.

    • You may submit more than one proposal.

    • All accepted presenters must complete their paid conference registration by Friday, June 12, 2020. Please note, presenters do not receive free registration. 

    • If you are not a member of CDS at the time of your conference registration, please register at the non-member level fee (includes a one-year membership to CDS). 

    • The conference agenda will be finalized by July 1, 2020.

    Proposal Types

    The following types of proposals will be considered:

    PRESENTATIONS: (Maximum 750-word abstract, does not include references or title page)

    • Format: we invite proposals that reflect a variety of delivery formats, including but not limited to round tables, panels, fishbowls, storytelling, interactive workshops, and lightning talks. 

    • Research Presentations include, but are not limited to, empirical research, action or participatory research, research panels and theoretical/philosophical perspectives, discussions or debates.

    • Educator/Practitioner Presentations include but are not limited to innovative ideas and practices, programmatic successes and reflections, panels, and topical discussions.

    • Scholarly Practice Presentations include some elements of both the research and educator/practitioner presentations described above.

    • Emerging Practice and Research Presentations include but are not limited to research that is in progress, new community or educational programs, and discussions of thought-provoking research projects or emerging trends in practice. 

    POSTERS: (Maximum 500-word abstract, does not include references or title page)

    • Research Posters include, but are not limited to empirical research, action or participatory research, and theoretical/philosophical perspectives.

    • Educator/Practitioner Posters include but are not limited to innovative ideas and practices, programmatic successes and reflections.

    • Scholarly Practice Posters include some elements of both the research and educator/practitioner presentations described above.


    Any submissions exceeding specified word count will automatically be rejected.

    Proposal Upload Guidelines

    All proposals will be peer reviewed. Submit your proposal as a .docx or .pdf file using the guidelines and the link below. While the submission form will ask for name and contact information, please do not include your name or affiliation on the proposal document. Proposals must be blind, and the blind proposal will be sent to 2-3 reviewers. Notification will be sent via email for international proposals by February 3, 2020 and for U.S. proposals by March 2, 2020.

    • Proposals will be submitted via Google Forms. Author/Presenter information will be collected in a form field separate from the proposal file upload.

    • TITLE PAGE: List the title of your abstract; the title should match the title submitted in the Google Form.

      • DO NOT include the name(s) and institutions/organizations of each author or other identifiable information.

      • DO include up to five keywords that describe your abstract.

    • ABSTRACT PAGE: The abstract should accurately communicate how your proposal relates to community development and the conference theme “Global Challenges, Local Resilience.”

      • Abstracts for presentations must be no more than 750 words.

      • Abstracts for posters must be no more than 500 words.

      • Word count does not include references or title page.

    Submit a Proposal

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