The call for proposals is now open. Your ideas can help us create the diverse and relevant education that will inspire your fellow student travel professionals and help transform our community.
We are looking to provide the SYTA membership with new educational perspectives that will be both personally and professionally beneficial in our evolving market. All ideas and content are welcome.
Expand your professional experience by submitting your idea by January 26, 2018 to be considered for the 2018 SYTA Annual Conference and you will be notified by March 1, 2018. You may submit a proposal at any time for other learning modules. Proposals will be selected by SYTA Staff and volunteer committees. You may also suggest speakers and topics you think should be considered.
There are several types of learning formats described below:- SYTA Annual Conference or SYTA Summit Education Session (60 minutes): Individual presenter presents a session with audience participation. This could be a session onsite at a meeting or in the form of a webinar.
- Panel Discussion (45-60 minutes): Facilitator presents a session on a "hot topic" with a panel of industry experts.
-Roundtables – Small group discussion on various topics of importance to the membership.
- SYTA Learning Labs (20 minutes): SYTA's new version of "TED Talks" to provide education to our membership. Share something that’s new and surprising; an idea or invention that your audience has never heard about pertaining to your business, the student and youth travel market. These may be presented at the SYTA Annual Conference or as a webinar.
-Webinars – (30-45 minutes). Webinars are presented throughout the year. May include 1-3 speakers. Presenters must allow for 10-15 minutes of Q&A
- Articles & Blog Posts: Submit articles and/or blog posts for SYTA & SYF to share on our website, social media channels and through our eSYTA newsletter.