|2015 MENTORING CONFERENCE: CALL FOR PROPOSALS|
We are extending the deadline for the 2015 Call for Proposals to Sunday, May 17 at 11:59 PM MST
You have until Sunday to submit your abstract proposal for the 2015 mentoring conference: New Perspectives in Mentoring: A Quest for Leadership Excellence & Innovation.
We invite faculty, staff and students of higher education, researchers, K-12 educators, community leaders, administrators, non-profit partners, government agencies, and other professionals to join us in a rich mix of conversation, networking opportunities, hands-on workshops, and engagement among scholars and professionals in the fields of mentoring, coaching, and leadership.
CONFERENCE DATES: Tuesday - Friday, October 20-23 in Albuquerque, NM.
2015 KEYNOTE SPEAKER
The 2015 keynote speaker is Dr. Carol A. Mullen, professor of Educational Leadership at Virginia Tech. She will present her keynote session: The Leadership Identity Journey: Transformative Leaps for Humankind.
The 2015 conference theme is New Perspectives in Mentoring: A Quest for Leadership Excellence & Innovation. The theme aims to inspire the discovery of new perspectives in mentoring, and how they can be used to foster strong leaders for the future generation.
We are looking for proposals that are: relevant to the field of developmental relationships; supported by theory and research; and applicable to the conference theme. Types of Developmental Relationships: peer-mentoring, reverse mentoring, coaching, networking, and sponsorship. We are interested in presentations based in the following fields: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics), Arts & Humanities, Government & Business, Health Sciences, and Education. With this in mind, we seek proposals that accomplish any of the following:
• Builds on the knowledge-base of existing literature pertaining to developmental relationships.
• Demonstrates the effectiveness of existing mentoring programs.
• Proposes a methodology or evaluation model for mentoring relationships.
• Suggests new ideas and best practices for successful developmental relationships.
• Proposals that include participants of different nationalities, different levels of experience, and from different institutional and organization types.
SUBMIT AN ABSTRACT
Notification of Submission Acceptance Friday, May 29, 2015
The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 The Mentoring Institute
1716 Las Lomas Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106