September 14 and 15, 2019
Salem Convention Center, Salem, OR
Submissions accepted between May 1 and June 1, 2019
Please submit a 1- to 2-page proposal that includes the following:
-Title of presentation
-Short bio(s) of 50 words or less, and additionally, your qualifications to present/teach the session described.
-List any A/V needs and what equipment you would supply.
-Explain what you would do in your session related to one of the categories below. Please include enough details or examples to explain your session proposal.
-Proposal Session Categories:
-Workshop related to writing poetry: craft, generative exercises, publication ideas, entering contests, different styles of poetry, etc.
-Panel: include different viewpoints on a topic, theme, form
-Presentation: slide show, multimedia, history, etc.
-Other: Please describe in detail
All workshops, panels, etc. are scheduled for one hour. Please keep them focused.
Note: Some sessions will be presented twice since there will be three sessions running at the same time and then repeated the next time slot.
Submit via email attachment (PDF format preferred), doc formats also accepted, or if unable, just copy and paste into the email body. Send to Shirley Marc, Conference Coordinator at [email protected]
with subject line “OPA 2019 Conference Proposal.”
Presenters will be notified of acceptance by June 16, 2019, via email.
Presenters receive free conference registration and Saturday lunch.