To all the changemakers that submitted a session proposal for the Upswell Summit in October – thank you! We had an excellent response to the campaign and have now officially closed for accepting additional workshop content.
We are excited to announce that later this month we’ll be sharing details around new opportunities to submit content for Upwell that will bring together attendees in unique formats for connecting and engaging. This content will be part of our program and we look forward to sharing more details with you soon. In the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions about the program. You may contact us at email@example.com.
Racial Justice and Health are complex and cross-cutting challenges. Tell us specifically how your proposed session can help us solve them.
Your title and description should clearly and concisely outline your vision for the proposed session (and get participants excited, too).
How do you plan to engage participants? Who is your ideal audience? And what are few meaningful ways that your session will make the participants more effective changemakers?
What’s ideal amount of program time you’d need to successfully deliver your session?
We aim to dedicate at least 75% of program space to Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) voices. So, please include the demographics of your session presenter(s).
Proposals will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
The submission period for Upswell 2021 closed on June 1. If you have any questions, please email Monica White at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The submission period for speaker proposals will begin on May 4, 2021. The submission portal will close on June 1, 2021 and all submitted proposals will be reviewed and evaluated on a rolling basis.
We will notify accepted proposals on a rolling basis beginning June 21, 2021.
All proposals will be evaluated internally at Independent Sector and externally with key stakeholders, partners, community leaders, and specific cohorts of past attendees.
Absolutely! You can pitch an idea with friends, colleagues, or strangers. You don’t have to be at the same organization or even in the same field.
Yes! You can submit multiple proposals. Just be sure the content is different and submit a separate form for each proposal.
Yes, you can modify your proposal submission by emailing us at email@example.com.
These are the answers to the most common questions we receive. Don’t see your question above? Email firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll be glad to answer it.
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