This years theme Nutrition at its Peak: Child Care Food Program Annual Conference gives presenters an opportunity to focus on the nutrition component of the Child and Adult Care Food Program.
All proposals should reflect research and/or practical experience that is innovative, well-grounded, and consistent with the principles of effective adult learning in a conference setting.All applications should be submitted electronically using the online form. You may submit more than one application, but submit only one session proposal per application. The new deadline for these proposals is May 15, 2017. The Child Care Food Program Roundtable Conference Committee will announce selections by July 1, 2017.
Presentation Length: Typically, 1.25 hours or 75 minutes
Training Content Priorities: Conference attendees represent CACFP professionals from diverse areas of practice. Each applicant should identify the Track that aligns with the topic of the proposed presentation so that we can ensure a variety of topics are addressed at the conference.
Attendees’ Professional Levels: Diverse
Presenter Registration: CCFP Roundtable offers a generous registration discount of a $150.00 Registration Fee for presenters who wish to attend the event. It is not mandatory that a Presenter attend the event if they chose to teach their workshop and leave. However, it is mandatory that all presenters fill out a registration form for the conference. Co- presenters who wish to attend the event are offered the same discount as a presenter.
Honorarium and Expenses: As a non-profit educational association, CCFP Roundtable does not award workshop presenters an honorarium. Travel, hotel, and other expenses are the responsibility of the presenter.
Presenter Responsibilities: Handouts and all presentation materials will be required electronically. Deadline for electronic distribution is October 12, 2017. Printed handouts are the responsibility of the presenter to reproduce. A maximum occupancy number for your workshop room will be given in order for you to determine your printout quantity needs. In the event that the sessions attendees outnumber your handouts, all materials are posted on the CCFP Roundtable website and you can direct your attendees to the link. The information that you provide in this proposal will be used in our printed program, thank you ahead of time for paying attention to spelling, grammar and punctuation. By filling in this form you are stating that you are available to present on either conference day. Due to the large amount of workshops we are not able to accommodate individual schedule needs.
DELIVERIES: Presenters wishing to send materials to the hotel must follow these guidelines:
♦ The hotel charges for package handling. If any charges for
packages are incurred, you will be billed after the conference.
♦ Packages typically are not allowed to arrive earlier than 3 business days before the start of the conference.
♦ Packages must be marked as follows:
NAME (of person picking up boxes)
Child Care Food Program Roundtable Conference
HOLD for ARRIVAL - Date
Box X of Y (multiple boxes must be numbered)
, Convention Services Mgr.
Include your RETURN ADDRESS
Audio Visual: All workshop rooms will be in theater style unless otherwise noted and will include an LCD projector with screen and 1 flip chart with markers & paper upon request. Sound: We will provide a microphone in rooms that hold 50 or more attendees.
Marketing Opportunities for Presenters: Presenters representing vendors or consulting firms are asked not to sell or market items within the training session. However, presenters may contact CCFP Roundtable to secure space in the exhibit area to sell their products. Presenters interested in marketing their services and materials should see the Exhibitors Information Page.
How Sessions Are Selected: The CCFP Roundtable receives all session applications and groups them into Tracks. The Committee Chair compiles the reviewer information and submits a panel of recommendations to the Presenter Conference Committee.
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