Building A Healthier Future

2019 SHAPE-VT Conference Proposal Submission Form

Thank you for your interest in submitting a proposal to to 2019 SHAPE-VT Conference at the Killington Grand Hotel, October  24-25, 2019. Please read the guidelines below.  All submissions should be made through this online submission form. The deadline for submissions is 11:59 pm July 10th, 2019.

Proposals will be evaluated on the following: Overall quality; significance to SHAPE-VT  membership, including pre-professionals; relevance to health, physical education, and physical activity disciplines; and, practical applications of information.

The planner (i.e. the person initiating the proposal) will serve as the lead contact for the program. Please do not list individuals as co-presenters unless you have a definite commitment that they will be able to appear on the program with you on any of the conference days. All speakers, including co-presenters who are attending the conference must register for the SHAPE-VT Conference. The registration site will be open for discounted "early bird" registration on
 beginning late August, 2019.

Final notification of acceptance and presentation date and time will be forwarded to you from the Conference committee by early September. Sessions are scheduled throughout the SHAPE-VT Conference from Thursday 8:30 am through Friday 3:30 pm. You may request presenting on a particular day, however, the committee cannot guarantee specific times or days. 

Types of presentations include the following;
Regular Session (50 minutes)
In-Depth workshop (2 hours)

Laptops, LCD projectors, wireless microphones, and televisions will NOT be provided.  Presentation rooms will be provided screens. 
Presenters who are involved in the fields of health, physical education, recreation, and dance education must register to attend the conference. A discounted early bird option will be available beginning in August. In addition, all related travel and hotel accommodations are the presenters’ responsibility. Please explain this policy to all individuals you invite to participate on your program. Presenting at SHAPE-VT's annual conference provides you with recognition at Vermont's premier physical activity professional's meeting and the opportunity to share concerns and ideas with your peers and colleagues.

Help keep our conference "green". Presenters will be asked to provide an electronic copy of session materials (e.g., handouts, Power Points, etc.) for use on the online program site. The online program will allow participants to view session materials before and after the convention. Presenters will be notified electronically when they will be able to upload session materials to SHAPE-VT.