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|2017 Annual Conference Course Proposal Application|
2017 Annual Conference
October 26-29 | Corpus Christi, TX
Course Proposal Application
Deadline for Submission: Monday, June 12, 2017
Thank you for your interest in offering an education course at the 2017 Annual Conference.
TPTA Course Proposal Information
TPTA is seeking proposals for:
Most courses are open to both professionals and students.
Course Room & A/V Information
The conference location offers a mix of large and small course rooms. Please indicate the size room(s) that the course would be suited for. Course rooms are typically set in classroom seating but may include theater seating to accommodate participants.
The standard A/V set (lavaliere mic, screen, LCD projector) will be provided in each room. Speakers are required to bring their own laptop. WiFi is available throughout the convention center; however, TPTA cannot guarantee the quality. Course directors may request additional A/V equipment and will be notified if advance whether their request has been granted. Please note that A/V equipment cannot be added after September 1.
Lab/Demo Session Requests
Please note that limited space and tables are available for lab/demo sessions. If you are requesting a lab/demo session, please indicated in the “Additional Information” textbox whether this course can be offered without a lab/demo, along with any necessary course changes. Course directors will be notified in advance whether their request for a lab/demo session has been granted; lab/demo components cannot be added after August 1.
If granted, demo sessions will be set with one (1) table located near the front of the room. Lab sessions will be set with three (3) participants per table.
The following information is required for applications:
Course Honoraria & Speaker Registration
TPTA provides an honorarium of $125 per contact hour, per course. If there are multiple speakers teaching a course, the honorarium will be equally divided amongst all speakers. Please note that no honorarium is available for learning labs.
TPTA does not reimburse for speaker hotel or travel; however, all speakers will receive complimentary full conference registration.