Call for Presenters for GBENN Online Series and 2021 Summit
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We are seeking proposals for session presentations for both the upcoming online education and networking series (starting August 2020), as well as the Green Business Engagement National Network (GBENN) Summit taking place at the D-Barn Reception Hall in Longmont, CO in August 2021.

The online educational series is meant to provide networking and sharing opportunities for green business programs on a variety of green business program topics, building momentum for the upcoming 2021 Summit. The Summit and online series are not intended to be a forum for owners or managers of individual businesses. Please use this application form to submit your session idea. Use one application for each topic that you are proposing.  We will begin accepting applications on May 15 and the submission deadline is Wednesday June 10 at at 11:59PM (Eastern).

If your proposal is not chosen to be an online educational session, it will be considered for a presentation at the 2021 Summit.

Send any questions regarding the submission process and the Call for Papers to  
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Please identify the topic that you are submitting a presentation proposal for.  If you are proposing more than one (1) session proposal, please submit each topic in a separate application.  
Technology for Managing Green Business Programs
Building Standards for Green Business Programs
Collecting and Managing Sustainability Metrics
Sustaining Business Engagement in Green Business Programs
How to Recruit Business Participants
Maintaining Funding for Green Business Programming
Marketing Green Business Programs and Businesses
Sustainability in specific sectors (grocery stores, airports, hospitals, etc.)
Diversity, Inclusion and Equity in Green Business Programming
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I am submitting more than one session proposal application. 

(If yes, please identify other topic(s) in the comments section.)

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Please provide a brief summary of your presentation.

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Please identify key learning outcomes of your presentation (please limit to three).

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Please provide your professional experience with the topic and presentation history. 

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Use this space for comments, any additional information that you wish to provide regarding your presentation, or new ideas for sessions or program format.


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Upload your biography including name, title, and organization.  (Please limit your bio to 140 words to be used in conference publications).



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If your submission is not chosen for an online educational session, would you be willing to present your topic at the upcoming 2021 GBENN Summit?
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Are you willing to make your presentation or information public on the GBENN webpage? (This is required if you are chosen to present)

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Please identify your anticipated audiovisual needs if chosen to present in-person. (For online events, we will provide webinar software and digital promotion of the event. Please let us know if you need laptops, projectors, etc. for 2021 in-person sessions). We also ask that each speaker send their presentations to the Summit organizers in advance.

Internet connection for presentation
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Please provide your contact information so that we may contact you regarding your session proposal.

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