Call for Proposals
Deadline for proposals: August 11, 2017
Conference date: December 6-8, 2017

The Hire Education Conference, our traditional gathering of community college leaders, workforce development professionals, partner agencies, board members and elected officials, will explore the ways in which our colleges will respond to the needs of businesses and individuals in the Commonwealth, positioning Virginia as a national model for workforce training. Last year, we "imagined" what was possible, this year we "envision" how to put the tools, training, trends and teamwork together to improve our service to the workforce and business community in Virginia. 

To be a part of the conference, click the "Submit" below to submit a proposal for a presentation you'd like to deliver. When submitting a proposal, please consider this year's theme and the focus areas below: 

  HEC'17-Icons-144x144-Coral-Team   HEC'17-Icons-144x144-Coral-Trends    HEC'17-Icons-144x144-Coral-Train    HEC'17-Icons-144x144-Coral-Tools2 

Call for Proposals will remain open until August 11 after which point the Hire Education Conference committee will review proposals and notify all who have submitted a presentation whether or not their proposal has been accepted.One person must serve as the lead  presenter for a proposed session and all communication regarding the presentation will be sent to that person. It is expected that they will disseminate all pertinent information to co-presenters. All presenters listed on the original submission will receive discounted registration if their proposals are accepted. Those not accepted will still be offered the Early Bird discount rate.

Note: Incomplete proposals will not be considered.

For more guidance on your proposal, click the tabs on the left panel for definitions of our four focus areas and an example proposal. 


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