Call for Proposals: Congress 2020
35 22 St E
April 21 - 23, 2020
1. Topic or Focus Area of Presentation or Session
Select up to three
Community Capacity Building
Health and Housing
Leadership, Planning & Governance
Mental Health/Addictions & Housing
National Housing Strategy
New Development of Affordable Housing
Policy (eg. New Prov./Municipal Initiatives)
Poverty Reduction and Housing
Right to Housing
Sector Capacity & Growth
Social Enterprise Models
To help CHRA align and coordinate panelists based on topic/focus area of presentation.
2. Suggested Session Format:
If there is a specific format that you would like to suggest for your session, describe it below.
The final workshop format and number of panelists will be determined at CHRA’s discretion
3. Proposed Speaker(s):
Three or more speakers from different organizations may be brought together at each of the concurrent sessions in order to encourage a diversity of perspectives on a topic.
Please indicate who from your organization will be making the presentation. *One speaker per organization is preferred on each panel.
You may also add suggestions for additional speakers on the topic external to your organization, that CHRA will take under advisement.
SPEAKER 1: Name
SPEAKER 2: Name
SPEAKER 3: Name
Proposed Moderator/Facilitator (if applicable):
Please suggest (if applicable) a potential session moderator or facilitator who could bring a depth of experience and leadership to the panel. CHRA will take this under advisement.
4. Session Description and Rationale:
a) Please provide a short summary of your proposed presentation or session (max 150-200 words).
b) Please indicate the target audience and learning objectives or outcomes/goals of the session (max 100 words).
c) Presentation/Session Title:
d) Suggested Length of Presentation/Session:
All concurrent workshop sessions are 1.5 hours in length. Depending on final number of panelists, presentation length per panelist may vary from 20-40 minutes approx.
5. Speaker Bio:
For each confirmed speaker, please include a link to their biography either via an organizational website, LinkedIn or other online source. One link only per speaker please. You can also email bios to firstname.lastname@example.org
Session rooms will include microphone, laptop, screen and audio capabilities, and basic Internet will be available. There will also be a head table for speakers, and a podium. Please bring a back up of your presentation and/or video on a USB.
Should you require other than the standard, such as a flipchart and markers, please indicate so below. Requests will be subject to availability and cost.
Other AV Requirements:
Presenters will be responsible for the copying and distribution of any handouts they may wish to provide. We encourage you to allow CHRA to post your presentation following Congress to reduce the need for any additional handouts.
7. Are you an Early Career Professional, 30 or under, or currently in full-time studies?
Early Career Professional (ECP) submissions will be evaluated alongside all other submissions, and may be integrated into the overall Congress program or within a focused ECP workshop or panel.
Thank you for your time and interest in putting forward a proposal for Congress 2020