2017 NKYC Request for Proposal
Our vision for the National Kids Yoga Conference is to bring together like-minded individuals who wish to learn how to best share the benefits of yoga with our next generation. These individuals will form a community that will engage on the topics of yoga, mindfulness, meditation, nutrition, and overall well-being for kids and teens. We are excited to bring together a knowledgeable, creative, inspiring, and expansive group of professionals to present at the second National Kids Yoga Conference.

Please submit your request for proposal by Tuesday January 17th, 2017.

Conference Date & Location:
Friday October 13 - Sunday October 15
Washington DC
Please note:
*All breakout sessions for the conference will be 60-90 minutes in length.

*Panels will be limited to 4 presenters, including the moderator.
*Only ONE presentation per presenter will be accepted.
*Priority will be given to proposals that highlight current issues that are of interest to our audience. These include: advocacy/policy, funding & sustainability, diversity, collaboration, and practical tools & techniques.

*If a question does not apply to you, simply leave the field blank.

Title of Session (please limit to 80 characters if possible) *
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Session Description *
Session Description – In 100 words or less, provide a summary of the content that will give proposal evaluators an accurate feel for what will be covered in your session. If your proposal is accepted, this is the text that will be used to market the program.
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Learning Objectives *
(Note: priority is given to presentations that clearly state learning objectives and include a handout) Please list 3-5 skills, ideas, procedures, etc. that attendees will take away from this presentation. You can list these learning objectives as bullet points. List the methodologies that will be used for delivering your session. Include any ways you will encourage active learning, such as case study exercises, role playing, small group discussion, facilitated brainstorming, or action plans. You may also include any materials distributed as handouts, such as samples, checklists, or self-evaluations.
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Who is the audience for the program? (check all that may apply) *
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Teaching Method *
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Session Length *
Please indicate the best length of time for your session
Session Level *
Which level of audience would your session target?
What track does your presentation fit under? *
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Prefered Room Setup *
Speaker Information
Individuals submitting proposals with multiple speakers should contact everyone included in the proposal to verify their interest and commitment in participating before submitting this proposal. Only provide full contact information and bios for speakers whom you have confirmed. The lead presenter listed below will be contacted for any questions and will be informed of the decision on the proposal.
Lead Presenter/Session Coordinator
Name *
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Title *
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Organization/Company *
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Address *
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City, State, Zip, Country *
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Phone *
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Email *
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Enter a biographical sketch *
In general, bios should be written in a narrative format and include name, current title, current organization and a few sentences containing biographical information that illustrates why the individual is qualified to speak on a specific topic. If the proposal is accepted, the bios in this section will be used in the on-site conference manual.
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Resume
Please provide a link to your resume (if available). This will be used for CEU purposes.
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Headshot
Please provide a link to your headshot (if available). This will be used on the conference website and social media.
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Enter two references for this presenter. *
References should be able to attest to the applicant’s expertise and/or instructional presentation skills.
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If this session is a panel format and you have designated one speaker as a moderator, please indicate which speaker will serve as the moderator and provide the information for other presenters in the space below. (Remember, panels are limited to 4 people total, including the moderator.) *
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Speaker Stipend *
Please tell us how much you need, up to a $400 maximum, to defray a portion of your expenses. You have the opportunity to donate all or a portion of your stipend to YoKid (a 501(c)(3) to support the National Kids Yoga Conference. All stipends will be paid after the Conference. In instances of co-presentations and panel discussions a maximum stipend of up to $200 per person can be requested. All presenters receive a complimentary pass to Conference sessions (this does not include pre-conference activities like the kick-off dinner or other events).
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Stipend Recipient and Address *
Is recipient of the stipend different than the person or address listed above? If different, you will be prompted to enter the information on the next page.
Co-Presenter Information (only complete if co-presenting)
Co-Presenter Name
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Title
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Organization/Company
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Address
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City, State, Zip, Country
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Phone
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Email
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Co-presenter brief biographical sketch (not more than 250 words) for the Lead Speaker
In general, bios should be written in a narrative format and include name, current title, current organization and a few sentences containing biographical information that illustrates why the individual is qualified to speak on a specific topic. If the proposal is accepted, the bios in this section will be used in the on-site conference manual.
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Co-presenter Resume
Please provide a link to your resume (if available). This will be used for CEU purposes.
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Co-presenter Headshot
Please provide a link to your headshot (if available). This will be used on the conference website and social media.
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Enter two references for this presenter
References should be able to attest to the applicant’s expertise and/or instructional presentation skills.
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Co-Presenter Stipend Recipient and Address *
Is recipient of the stipend different than the person or address listed above? If different, you will be prompted to enter the information on the next page.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Any additional information you would like the planning team to know
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