Y&A Conference Speaker Proposal Speaker Proposal - Youth & Adult Conference 2018 Complete and submit the following form to be a speaker at the 2018 NDSC Youth & Adults Conference in Dallas, TX, July 12-15. All proposals must be received no later than Monday January 19, 2018, for full consideration of the Y&A Planning Committee. Workshop presentations should be interactive, hands-on and relevant to individuals with DS. Workshops and Spotlight Presentations will be given on Saturday, July 14. Audio Visual equipment will be provided as needed (LCD projector and screen, PC laptop, microphone.) All other supplies are the responsibility of the presenter. For questions contact: Jean@NDSCcenter.org Name* First Last Presenter Contact Email* Enter Email Confirm Email Presenter Contact Phone*Additional PresentersIf you have additional self-advocates presenting with you, please list their name and email. Presentation Type*What type of presentation would you like to present? If you have another idea for a presentation that is not listed please check "other" and we will consider your suggestion.45 minute Workshop (presented three times on Saturday)5 minute Spotlight Presentation with Q&A (presented Saturday)Presentation Title*Provide a title for your workshop or spotlight presentation. This will be used in the convention program. Something short and catchy is best.Presentation Detailed Descprition*Please provide a detailed description of your presentation - what is it about, what are your experiences related to the topic, and what your peers will learn or experience. Interactive and Hands-on ActivitiesIf this is a workshop proposal, please describe the activities in your workshop that will allow for the self-advocates attending to interact with your or each other or have some hands-on experiences. Something they will do other than listen to you!OutlinePlease attach a brief outline of your presentation.Support Person*Every presenter must have a support person. This person will help you prepare your presentation. If you are proposing a workshop, this person will also support you during your workshops. Choose someone who will help make your presentation a success. First Last Support Person's Contact Phone*Support Person's Contact Email* Enter Email Confirm Email InternetPlease note that complimentary internet access is NOT provided in any meeting room in the convention center. If internet is essential to the success of your workshop, please let us know and the NDSC will do its best to accommodate your request. However, we cannot guarantee that internet will be provided.Internet for the PresenterInternet for the AudienceAudio Visual EquipmentA laptop, a LCD projector, a screen and sound system will be required if needed. Speakers are responsible for bringing their presentation loaded on a USB portable storage drive. A/V technicians will be on hand to assist speakers as needed. If you wish to use your personal PC or Apple PC you must bring the appropriate connectors for HDMI equipment. If you will not need a LCD projector, screen and laptop please select "other" and indicate your needs.I will use the PC providedI will bring my personal PCI will bring my personal Apple PC Important Reminders: Y&A Conference Registration and the hotel block open April 9, 2018. All speakers are responsible for their travel and hotel expenses. Honoraria or speaker fees are not available. It is the policy of the Y&A Team to try to accept all proposals made by self-advocates submitted by the January 5th deadline. Someone will be in contact with you by mid-February to discuss how your proposal will best fit to create an empowering and enlightening program for all self-advocates attending the Y&A Conference.