|2017 MENTORING CONFERENCE: CALL FOR PROPOSALS|
CONFERENCE DATES: Monday - Friday, October 23 - 27, 2017.
LOCATION: University of New Mexico, Student Union Building. Albuquerque, NM.
This year’s conference theme is A Decade of Cultivating an Inclusive Mentoring Community: Developmental Networks for Innovation, Achievement, and Transformation. We seek to facilitate discourse on the effectiveness of developmental networks, and the importance of mentoring and coaching relationships for community building.
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 networks includes, but is not limited to mentoring, coaching, networking, and sponsorship relationships.
Topics: Mentoring, Coaching, and Leadership.
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 and coaching programs.
Proposes a methodology or evaluation model for mentoring and coaching relationships.
Suggests new ideas and best practices for successful developmental relationships.
Promotes diversity and inclusion, cross-cultural relationships, and innovation.
Accepted presenters must meet the following requirements (please read carefully):
45-Minutes Presentation: Individual/panel sessions are assigned a 45-minute slot; we suggest a TED Talk format for the first 30 minutes of the presentation, 10 minutes for Q&A, and 5 minutes for the session''''s evaluation.
Presentation Paper: Submission of a 5-7-page paper on the topic of your presentation is mandatory. Papers will be peer-reviewed and published in the conference proceedings. In addition to your individual/panel presentation, we strongly suggest to bring a poster to be displayed during the conference poster session. You do not need to write an additional poster paper; however, you will need to submit a Microsoft Power-Point file (template will be provided) with the content of your poster.
Poster Submission: Submission of a 1-2 page paper describing the content of your poster is mandatory. All poster presenters are also required to submit a Microsoft Power-Point file (template will be provided) with the content of your poster.
Presenter Registration Fee: $400
More information on these requirements can be found on our website at [mentor.unm.edu/conference]mentor.unm.edu/conference.
Abstract Proposal Submission Deadline May 15, 2017
Accepted Proposal Notification May 30, 2017
Last Date to Register as a Peer-Reviewer June 15, 2017
Paper Submission Due June 30, 2017
Peer-Review Process July 1-30, 2017
Peer Reviewed Paper Returned August 1, 2017
Final Paper Submission Due August 30, 2017
Last Date to Register as a Volunteer September 30, 2017
Standard Registration Deadline October 7, 2017
The Mentoring Institute
1716 Las Lomas Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106