2018 speaking opportunities will be announced mid-summer 2017. Opportunities that were available for ERL17 are listed below for reference. Companies interested in paid opportunities may contact us
ER&L incorporates several presentation formats into the conference:
|Presentation Format||Submission Status||Length (Talk/Q&A)||Peer Review or Invited||Description|
|Workshop||Submission Closed||4 hours||Blended||A workshop is a 4-hour intensive course designed to take the attendee deep into subject matter with a knowledgeable, experienced instructor(s). Stipend and speaker perks are offered to accepted workshop instructors.*|
|Session||Submission Closed||45 minutes (33/12)||Peer Reviewed|
The 45 minute session has been a part of ER&L since the beginning. Co-authorship and co-presenting is easily accommodated in this longer length format.
|Short Talk||Submission Closed||15 minutes (10/5)||Peer Reviewed|
The 15 short talk session is a newer addition to the ER&L program. This format allows for ideas or initiates in progress to be presented without a full session length session. Similar short talk topics will be clustered. Due to the session length, this format readily accommodates single presenters, but co-authorship is welcome.
|Keynote/ Plenary||invite only||1 hour (45/15)||Invited|
Keynote sessions take place to open and close the conference. The Plenary talk is the middle day of the conference. Both are by invitation only and seek to challenge, teach and enlighten.
|Lightning Talks||on-site||8 minutes (varies)||On-site|
Lightning talks are a staple of ER&L’s program. Open to all and first-come, first-served on a limited number of slots. Sign up at registration starting Sunday. Lightning talks are a great way to share a new project idea with colleagues, get input from your peers or find a partner for a future project.
Proposal Submission Requirements – Session, Workshop and Short Talk
A short sign up form is required to initiate a submission. During the submission process, submitters will be expected to provide items listed below. Items with asterisks have additional detail in the FAQ below the list.
- Session Title and Short Title
- Conference Track (Current ER&L Tracks and Descriptions)
- Presentation Format (4 hour Workshop, 45 minute Session, 15 minute Short Talk)
- Learning Objectives
- Code of Conduct Agreement
- Recording and Use Agreement
- Participant Materials Agreement (Workshop only)
- Instructor Agreement
- 50 word Abstract (Published)
- 250 word Presentation Detail/ or Workshop Outline (Information to support peer reviewer evaluation.)
- Statement of Originality and Diversity
Q: What if I wish to have my talk considered for both a 45 minute session or a 15 minute short talk? or Can I submit this same talk to different format types?
A: Submit for each talk type you wish to be considered for. Please edit the submission to realistically reflect what can be accomplished in a given time slot. The learning objectives for a 15 minute slot will differ from that of a 45 minute session.
Q: Can you explain the text statement of Originality and Diversity question?
On the submission form, all submissions will be asked to provide a statement of Originality and Diversity. The submission question read: “Please elaborate on how this proposal demonstrates originality and/or diversity in content and voices. ER&L provides special consideration for work that is unique, original or diverse. This statement will be used for review but not published.”