We are seeking both hour-long workshops and 7-minute "snapshot" talks that explore the topics of urban food production, consumption, and disposal.(The conference will have four, hour-long Snapshot Sessions comprised of 5 short talks (7 minutes each) and a facilitated Q&A discussion.)
Proposal deadline is November 20, 2018.If selected, your digital presentation materials must be provided in .pdf format no later than January 25, 2019.
Please note that workshops MAY NOT to be used to promote or sell products and services. If you are interested in vending your goods or services, please sign up for a booth at the Information Fair (call for participants released in 2019).
Priority will be given to workshops that specifically address creating equity within the food system.
Conference location: TBDConference date: tentatively, February 23, 2019
Proposals will be evaluated on the following criteria so please frame your descriptions and take-away concepts to address with consideration for the following: - Includes a ‘hands-on’ activity that shows attendees how to do something; - Results in a product that attendees take home with them; - Offers advanced level techniques and experience; - If your presentation is policy-related, does it identify specific ways that participants can take action?; - Includes a food preparation demo using a recipe that improves health or technique that preserves harvest; - Provides physical specimens to examine (insects, leaves, seed pods, tools etc.); - Does NOT make unsubstantiated medical claims.
The Rooting DC Planning Committee: - requires that presenters check-in at the event 30 minutes prior to their presentation; - provides laptops for all workshop rooms to access digital files and project presentations; - can not guarantee presenters access to workshop rooms, including equipment (i.e. sinks) in those rooms, more than 15 minutes before or after their presentation. Classrooms with sinks are limited and will be assigned; - requires that all workshops accommodate a minimum of 30 participants; - provides lunch for one presenter per workshop as a token of our gratitude for the donation of your time; - reserves the right to edit your workshop title and description, if accepted to the program.
If you have questions, contact Kate Lee, email@example.com.