Call for Presentations
Generations Remixed, the 2017 global intergenerational conference cohosted by Generations United and St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care will be held June 13-16, 2017 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. We hope you will attend and also share your expertise by participating in an educational session.
The 2017 conference is four days featuring new releases in intergenerational research, policies and practices. This conference is a number-one hit for leaders, educators and all intergenerational advocates from around the world. Inspired by our host city, Milwaukee, home to Summerfest, the largest music festival in the world, “Generations Remixed” will turn up the volume on intergenerational efforts worldwide!
We are seeking proposals for educational sessions that will enhance the intergenerational field’s capacity for developing practices, programs, and policies that benefit individuals of all ages, strengthen grandfamilies, and build more cohesive and caring communities throughout the world.
– Creative Expression: Intergenerational Arts & Creative Programming
– Trending Populations: Intergenerational Solutions for Special Populations (Grandfamilies, Immigrant Families, Rural Communities, etc)
– Technology Linking Generations
– Grandfamilies & Kinship Care
– Lifelong CoLearning & Education
– Communities Designed for All Ages (Intergenerational Shared-sites, Housing & Workforce)
– Health & Wellness
Proposal Evaluation Criteria
As you complete the call for presentations, keep in mind that your proposal will be evaluated on the following criteria as appropriate to your content and session type.
1. Outcomes/Impact (35%): How have children, youth, older adults, families, the community, and your organization benefited from your program/service/research?
2. Innovation (25%): What are the unique elements and achievements of your program/service/research?
3. Replicability (25%): What elements of your program/service/research can readily be utilized by another program? What elements are based on or supported by research, theory, and/or practice?
4. Structure (10%): It is critical that the presentation content and style both engage and involve Conference attendees. Outline strategies that you will employ to make the session highly interactive and stimulate discussion. How will your presentation address different levels of experience with intergenerational work among Conference attendees?
5. Intergenerational Participation (5%): Are members of younger and/or older generations part of the presentation? What are their roles in the presentation?
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