Call for Presentations - CFDA 2020 Annual Convention - Deadline October 1
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The California Funeral Directors (CFDA) is currently accepting presentations for their 2020 Annual Convention. Submissions should be thought-provoking, innovative, and practical and should focus on helping funeral businesses achieve higher levels of performance and service to families. Sessions should provide interactive opportunities for learning and include how-to content, best business practices, and diversity of perspective.
The Convention will be held June 28-30, 2020 at the Westin Hotel in Long Beach, CA. Please review the following guidelines before submitting your proposal. All proposals must be received by completing the Call for Proposals application. Deadline to submit is October 1, 2019.
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Presenter's Name 

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Check the topic/area of interest that applies to your presentation
Business Management & Operations
Customer Service
Grief & Bereavement
Legal & Regulatory
Technical Skills
Sales & Marketing
Professional Development
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Session Title (12 word limit) 

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Session Description 

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 Program Objectives 


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Types of Interactivity - check all boxes that apply.  
Group Exercise
Small Group Discussions
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Session Length 
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Presenter Bio

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Presentation Experience 

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Presenter Benefits
- Access to the over 100 Funeral Industry Directors, Managers and Owners
- Opportunity to influence the practice of funeral service and to enhance the future of the profession
- Promotion of presenter's credentials on the CFDA website, in Convention programs, and in  print and electronic marketing materials
- Full complimentary registration to the 2020 CFDA Convention
Selection Notification
Speakers will be notified of CFDA's decision regarding submitted proposals in November 2019. Upon acceptance as a speaker, a detailed outline of your presentation and headshot photo will be requested. Additional details on presentation requirements due dates will be provided to accepted speakers.
Note: To help keep registration costs affordable for its members,CFDA does not pay honoraria or per diem for session speakers. Other related expenses such as travel, lodging or speaking fees may be considered.

If you have questions regarding the CFDA Call for Presentations process, please email Felicia Price, CMP at .