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Call for Presentations

We are eager to receive your session proposal for the NAPO2019 taking place in Ft. Worth Texas April 4-7, 2019. The NAPO2019 theme is 'Education is Bigger in Texas'. It is a new conference experience that will offer strong educational opportunities and time for extensive networking and collaboration. At this time, we are seeking proposals for general and advanced concurrent sessions that will offer attendees an exceptional educational experience. Please review all of the information and instructions below before beginning the submission process.

Conference Tracks

BUSINESS GROWTH TRACK: This business development track supports attendees in the gaining of skills and perspectives to grow their businesses.  The conference committee seeks submissions from those that excel at helping others weave their way to business success and can include concepts such as: 
Accounting 
Payroll
Tips and Strategies to Enhance Profitability
Legal Considerations
Business Solutions for CRM
Opportunities for Growth 
Additional Revenue Streams
Business Innovation
Marketing
Social Media
Effectively Creating and Managing Teams/Employees

 

BUSINESS PRODUCTIVITY TRACK: This business productivity track supports attendees in the gaining of knowledge, skills and tools to enhance their productivity consulting expertise.  The Conference Committee seeks submissions from those that are experts in any of the following areas:
Working with Individuals, Teams & Virtual Teams
Workflow Process Improvement
Lean Methodologies
Procedural Teaching Ideologies 
How to Measure Efficiency and Productivity
Benefits and Drivers of Productivity 
Productivity & Efficiency Tools, Systems, Philosophies, and Skill Sets.
Leadership Development

 

RESIDENTIAL TRACK: This residential track will emphasize mastery of organizing skills and principles. The conference committee seeks submissions from experts focusing on the following concepts:
Hands on Organizing Systems or Methodologies
Family and/or Household Management
Life Transitions and Downsizing 
Move Management: 

   - Anything related to moving and staging including systems and methodology
Garage and Estate Sales
Strategies for Working Effectively with Clients

    -Support, humor, tough love approach

 

TECHNOLOGY TRACK: This technology track supports attendees in expanding their knowledge, skills, tools and resources to enhance their professionalism in this ever-changing field.  The conference committee seeks submissions from experts focusing on the following areas:
Utilizing various software programs such as; Slack, Microsoft Teams, HubSpot, Boomerang, IFTTT, Dropbox Paper, Hootsuite, (as well as others)
Comparing similar programs such as Evernote and OneNote (as well as others)               
Digital Financial Organizing 
Technology Management
The Pros and Cons of Technology in our society, on our daily lives, etc.
How Technology Impacts our Interpersonal Relationships
Gender Gap/Age Gap in Technology
Is Technology Making Us Anxious?
Collaborative Technology Solutions
Pros and Cons of Handwriting vs. Apps

 

CHALLENGING NEEDS TRACK: This challenging needs track will increase attendees proficiency in communication techniques, organizing skills and principles working with specific needs populations. The conference committee seeks submissions from experts focusing on the following niche categories:
Hoarding
Organizing Methods for working with Individuals with Sensory Loss 
Challenges and Solutions for working with Seniors 
Simple Strategies for working with the Elderly and those with Mobility Issues
Successful methods for working with people with ADHD, ADD, CD, Mental Health issues and/or disabilities

 

Education Levels

The education levels below are used to indicate to the attendees whether or not they need experience in the topic before attending. It's important that sessions are properly categorized so attendees can select their sessions accordingly.

 

Beginner Courses have the following criteria:

  • For individuals with very limited or no prior knowledge of the subject area
  • For individuals that are exploring the industry, brand new to the field, or in the very early stages of starting an Organizing or Productivity business
  • For individuals seeking to learn very basic fundamentals about a subject area


General Courses have the following criteria:

  • Helps veterans and new organizers learn about the subject area
  • For individuals seeking to learn the fundamentals about a subject area
  • For individuals interested in expanding their general knowledge about Professional Organizing and Productivity Consulting


Advanced Courses have the following criteria:

  • For individuals with greatly developed knowledge and seeking to heighten their knowledge and move ahead in the subject area
  • For individuals seeking information to aid in the growth or progress of knowledge
  • For individuals seeking the most up-to-date knowledge in the subject area
  • For individuals who could be deemed an expert in the field

 

Submission Rules

  • All submissions must be entered through the submission site. NAPO will not accept submissions in any other format (paper, fax, email, etc.)
  • In order to be considered, submissions are due in their entirety by July 8, 2018 at 11:59 PM PST. Submission components (videos, descriptions, objectives, etc.) that are sent to NAPO HQ after the submission site closes will not be sent to the Conference Program Committee.
  • There is a two (2) submission limit per speaker. This includes speakers who are participating in panel discussions and those who are not the primary presenter.
  • Content must be original and proprietary to the person(s) submitting the proposal. 

 

Instructions to Submit  

  • Are you already registered for NAPO2019? If you are already registered for NAPO2019, check your inbox for an email on Monday, June 4th with the subject line "NAPO2019 Call for Presentations Submission Info & Personalized Link" that contains your personalized link to submit your presentation. 
  • If you need to register, click here to enter a presentation. 

  

 

 We look forward to receiving your submissions!

 

 

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