|Mentoring Conference: Call for Proposals|
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 participate in the 2016 Mentoring Conference. Together, we will develop dynamic conversations and networking opportunities through hands-on workshops and the engagement of scholars and professionals in the fields of mentoring, coaching, and leadership.
CONFERENCE DATES: Monday - Friday, October 24-28 in Albuquerque, NM.
This year’s conference theme is Developmental Networks: The Power of Mentoring and Coaching. We seek to facilitate discourse on the effectiveness of developmental networks, and the impact of mentoring and coaching relationships in educational and workplace settings.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
We are particularly keen to receive proposals that are informative and relevant to the field of developmental relationships, supported by theory and research. The term developmental relationship includes, but is not limited to mentoring, coaching, networking, and sponsorship relationships. We are interested in presentations based in the following topics: Mentoring, Coaching, and Leadership, within the following strands: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics), Arts, Humanities, Business, Health Sciences, Education, and others. 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 - Important Deadlines
Abstract Proposal Submission Deadline May 15, 2016
Notification of Submission Acceptance May 30, 2016
Last Date to Register as Peer-Reviewer June 15, 2016
Paper Submission Due June 30, 2016
Peer-Review Process July 1-30, 2016
Peer Reviewed Paper Returned August 1st, 2016
Final Paper Submission Due August 30, 2016
Last Date to Register as Volunteer September 30, 2016
Standard Registration Deadline October 7, 2016