Call for Abstracts & Presenter Instructions

Share Your FM Solutions and Management Strategies With Colleagues!

 Deadline to Submit
March 31, 2019


CFTA is now accepting conference presentation proposals  Share your experiences and best practices with colleagues from across the nation and internationally.  Since CFTA is a non-profit organization run by volunteers, all money received pays for future conferences and community resources so we cannot offer registration discounts to presenters.  However, as you will find listed below, there are many benefits to presenting and being involved at this higher level of involvement.

Topics of special interest from post-conference survey respondents are provided to serve as suggestions, but proposals are not limited to topics on this list.  


Benefits of Presenting

  • Share your expertise with your colleagues
  • Receive recognition and feedback about your practice or program
  • Play an important role in leading a national conference
  • Expand your professional portfolio
  • Be part of a dynamic community that has made CFTA's conference a collaborative and resourceful event since 1989

 

Presentation Overview & Resources

  • See full presenter instructions below
  • Sessions may be recorded
  • Presenters may be asked to submit PDF of slides
  • Business Partner presentations should be either 1) organized and presented with a campus client or 2) an informational presentation on a subject of interest without sales solicitation.
  • Estimate 30-45 minutes for presentation time.  Final times will be determined once all submissions are received.
  • Presenters should bring their own laptop to present from
  • WiFi and presentation equipment will be available in all session rooms
  • Audio not available in session rooms
  • Standard VGA connections available. Bring your own non-standard connections (Mac adapters).
  • Bring a presentation remote (clicker), if desired


Information requested on the abstract submission form

    • Presentation
      • Presentation title (max 80 characters including spaces)
      • Presentation description (max 500 characters including spaces)
      • Presentation category (chosen from list)
    • Main presenter
      • Name
      • Position title
      • Organization
      • Department name
      • Email
      • Bio (max 250 characters including spaces)
    • Secondary presenter - optional (max 2 secondary presenters)
      • Name
      • Position title
      • Organization
      • Department name
      • Email
    • Additional Information - optional (max 1000 characters including spaces)


Conference Presenter Instructions 

Presentation Guidelines

      • Estimate 30-45 minutes for presentation time including Q&A  

      • Business Partner presentations should be either 1) organized and presented with a campus client or 2) an informational presentation on a subject of interest without sales solicitation.

      • Presenters should bring their own laptop to present from.

      • Bring a presentation remote (clicker), if desired.

 

 Setup Instructions

      • Session moderators will be available.  Come to your session early for ample setup time.  Keep watch of the time to not go over your allotted session time.

      • Conference session locations will be equipped with video screens and podium with microphone and video connections.

      • Video connections will be provided for VGA and DVI. Please bring an adapter for your electronic device, if needed, to be able to connect with one of these.

      • Reliable Public WiFi is available

 

Published Content

      • Sessions may be recorded and published to the CFTA YouTube channel for public distribution.

      • Please prepare to provide a 20MB PDF of your slides at the time of your presentation.