2017 South Bay Conference on Gender -- Call for Proposals
The Gender Equity Center at San José State University (SJSU) is seeking presenter proposals for our 4th South Bay Conference on Gender: Gender & Video Games! This will be a one-day conference, on April 8th, 2017, that addresses issues related to the intersections of gender and gaming.

We are seeking workshops, presentations, dialogues, discussions, and panels that explore “Gender & Video Games” through topics such as:

- Avatar representation
- Gender within the gaming community
- Gender & diversity representation in games
- Visuals, storyline, relationships with in-game characters, personality traits, etc.
- Game creation (i.e. how to develop games)
- Game development
- And much more!

Everyone is encouraged to apply! We welcome students, scholars, educators, gamers, developers, cultural workers, community organizers, working professionals, researchers, and policy makers to submit proposals.

Proposal due date: Friday February 17th, 2017

If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to samantha.brechlin@sjsu.edu.
Name *
E-mail Address *
Phone Number *
If applicable, provide co-presenter information in the spaces below. If more than 1 co-presenter, type information into the "Other?" box.
Co-Presenter's Name
*If applicable
Co-Presenter's E-mail
*If applicable
*If applicable
Proposal Information
Proposals can be for presentations, workshops, panels, discussions, etc.
Proposal Title *
Proposal Abstract *
In 100 words or less, describe your proposal's topic, style, and how it relates to the theme of "Gender & Video Games".
Proposal Description for Conference Program *
In 25 words or less, describe your presentation/workshop/panel/etc. This will be the description included in the conference program and website.
Technology & Room Needs *
Please check all that apply regarding your presentation needs. Note: You must provide your own laptop. Macs, please also bring your own video adapter.
Presenter Information
Information about you! If you have a co-presenter, have them fill out their own version of this form to submit their information.
Academic/Organization/Company Affiliation *
This could include where you work, where you go to school, a non-profit you're with, etc.
Where are you or your organization located? *
City, State
What video game(s) has influenced you the most? *
Presenter Bio *
In 250 words or less, provide a description for your bio on our website. Consider listing any previous affiliations, relevant experiences and hobbies, or your favorite video games.
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