Advancing Racial Equity In Philanthropy, Non-Profit, and Fundraising
Advancing Racial Equity In Philanthropy, Non-Profit, and Fundraising
The BID Conference has a strong commitment to providing opportunities for our conference participants to interact, converse, and learn from one another. Built into the conference program are session types that are designed specifically to promote interactions among participants and nonprofit and philanthropy leaders.
Before submitting your presentation proposal, please carefully review each Session Types and Session Topics descriptions. Once you have reviewed the options, select the format that you feel is most conducive to showcasing your work when you submit your proposal.
See a list of commonly asked questions and answers below regarding the BID Conference Sessions. If you have a question which has not been answered, please feel free to send us an inquiry via "Contact Us" at the bottom of the page. We'd love to hear from you!
Do you have an idea for a session that you would like to present at the BID Conference? If so, we invite you to contribute to the BID's Speakers and Presenters program. Your input and participation will ensure the BID Programs Committee considers a broad and rich spectrum of topics and speakers.
Conference session proposals can be submitted for three categories:
1. Plenary Sessions:
2. Workshop sessions:
3. Speed Networking With Funders sessions:
Plenary Panel speakers and Workshop presenters will present on the issues related to the conference theme and in the event description.
Conference sessions are presented in three formats:
VIRTUAL PLENARY AND WORKSHOPS SESSION ARE 45 to 60 minutes long, beginning at 10:00 AM.
VIRTUAL SPEED NETWORKING WITH FUNDERS SESSIONS ARE 20 minutes long, round robin format, beginning at 10:00 AM.
Have a topic is relevant to nonprofit, philanthropy, and fundraising today? Submit.
BID will supply the evaluations for your sessions, but we will need your help in administering the evaluations to your audience. We collect and tabulate the evaluations on the day of the BID conference, and will share the results of your evaluations with you via email roughly two weeks after the conference.
More information on how the evaluation process works will be provided to workshop presenters when they check-in on the conference day.
To submit a conference session proposal, complete the online Presenter Proposal form.
We accept unsolicited speaker and presenter proposals through the online Presenter Proposal Form only.
The Speed Networking Committee will review all proposals for Speed Networking With Funders. This review generally takes 3-4 weeks. If you are accepted as a presenter for the Speed Networking With Funders presenter, they will email you with information on next steps.
The BID Programs Committee will review all plenary panel and workshop proposals to find those which are most relevant to nonprofit professionals in the fund development field and also suitable to the format of our events. This review generally takes 3-4 weeks.
Once our Programs Committee has made their final decisions, we will notify each person via email whether their proposal was accepted for the BID Conference or not.
If your proposal is accepted, the final step in the process is to have any co-speakers/presenters register for the event on this website. We will email you with information about how to register co-speakers/presenters at the appropriate time. We require every individual attending our events to register for security reasons, and to ensure we have adequate food, water and other supplies. This will also help your co-speakers/presenters to receive email updates from the BID Planning Committee leading up to the conference, including directions, schedule and other notices. If you are presenting your session alone, this step is not required and you’re all set until the day of the event!
If a proposal is accepted, any speaker or presenter invited to present will be provided a complementary BID conference registration.
One of BID's top priorities is ensuring our conferences represent the topics and issues most relevant to our attendees. We, therefore, solicit agenda contributions from our nonprofit community. By including the ideas of those involved in the field, we ensure a broad, rich, and relevant spectrum of topics and speakers are represented on the conference agenda.
The BID Planning Committee will assign you a time, date and location for your session and will notify you once all assignments have been determined.
BID cannot guarantee attendance, particularly if the information and speakers were used in previous events. If you presented at a BID conference in the past, we highly recommend that you do not present the same content with the same speakers. You can help increase attendance by promoting your session using a pre-conference mailing and your own marketing vehicles (emails, tweets, sharing BID's FaceBook posts, table top handouts, etc.)
Please email your presentation, handouts, visual aids and supplementary material to firstname.lastname@example.org . Bring your presentation to the conference on a flash drive. After the conference, we may post your presentation on BID's website or provide to a copy to the registrants, so they can continue to study and learn. Each presenter should have completed the form to permit or deny permission to post their presentation.
Speakers and Presenters will receive complementary registration for the Breakin' It Down workshops and related events, The in-house conference includes continental breakfast and lunch. This registration is non-transferrable.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, sessions are currently being held virtually, using Zoom.
Rooms for in-person workshops will be set with projection equipment and white board. You will need to bring your own laptop.
We recommend that the presenter arrives 30 minutes early to set up the presentation and ensure the room is set properly.
Our standard A/V set up DOES NOT include podium access to the Internet.
Lavalier mics are expensive because each one needs someone to offer technical assistance to operate them. We organize this conference on a very tight budget and cannot affort lavalier mics. We sincerely hope you understand.
All plenary panels and workshops are non-commercial and may not be used as promotional opportunities. Speakers and Presenter(s) will not solicit any business or promote products or services during the plenary panels and workshop sessions.
Breakin' It Down event registrants/attendees can voluntarily give contact information to the speaker(s) and presenter(s). The Breakin' It Down Planning Committee does not endorse nor discourage the voluntary collection of contact information. The Breakin' It Down Planning Committee will take disciplinary action if contact information is involuntarily collected.
We want your part of 2021 Breakin' It Down Conference to be a phenomenal success. We will contact you to coordinate your session. We also hope that you will help promote your session. To help spread the word about the conference and your participation, please contact us for our Media Kit at email@example.com.
We will make every effort to collect feedback from attendees.
No, we do not. But speaking at the BD Conference is great visibility for you and your organization.
BID Committee members will be on hand to assist throughout the day.
We would love to have you become involved with Breakin' It Down. Please contact us here.
All BID Presenters understands that they must acknowledge the source of third party presentation material used in his/her presentation or workshop by giving credit to the author of the material. If Presenter’s presentation includes copyrighted material created and/or owned by a third party, Presenter understands that they must acknowledge through footnotes and/or verbal reference that the cited material is not their own. Presenter understands that violating these practices constitutes plagiarism and copyright infringement and could result in them not being invited to speak at future BID events and possible legal liability.
Presenter represents and warrants that: (1) Presenter is the owner of all proprietary rights, including any copyrights the presentation and presentation materials and the presentation and presentation materials have not been and will not be copied in whole or in part from any other work; (2) Presenter has obtained all required permission or copyright clearances necessary for the use of any third-party material in the presentation and presentation material, and (3) neither the presentation or presentation material nor its use will infringe upon or violate any rights of any third party.
For the right to speak at the Breakin' It Down Conference ("BID") and for other good and valuable consideration, receipt of which the Presenter acknowledges, the Presenter irrevocably grants to the BID Planning Committee, its assigns, licensees and successors the right to photograph, publish, record, broadcast, exhibit, digitize, display, copyright, license, transfer, reproduce, translate, modify, edit or otherwise use perpetually throughout the world, in all media now and hereafter known or devised, in whole or in part, their image, likeness, name, biographical information, actions, performance, voice, conversations and material spoken or otherwise provided by the Presenter to the BID and the BID Planning Committee in connection with the BID Conference delivered by the Presenter, for educational, promotional or other purposes that support BID’s mission, vision, and purpose.
Speakers and Presenters are encouraged to provid detailed contact information on their presentations. Speakers and Presenters agree to provide contact information including, name, title, organization/company, address, phone number, and email address. Speakers and Presenters agree to permit Breakin' It Down to provide their contact information to registrants/attendees upon request.
If proposal is selected, a Presenter's Agreement will be provided by BID for signature.
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