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Presenter FAQ

Presenters’ Frequently Asked Questions

How do I submit a proposal?
Visit this link to submit your proposal www.illinoisstate.edu/savrfp The deadline is February 7, 2019.

When will I know if my proposal has been accepted?
Acceptance date is March 31, 2019.  You will receive an email notifying you.  The email will only be sent to the Lead Presenter.

How long will my session be?
The conference workshops will be 90 minutes in duration.

Do I need to register for the conference?
Yes you will.  You will receive a registration link from us for the LEAD PRESENTER to use for the complimentary main conference registration.  Co-presenters are required to register and pay the conference registration fee.

Do I need to make my own hotel reservation?
Yes, information will be in the registration confirmation e-mail and is also available on the SAV website.  All hotel rooms are the responsibility of the presenter.

What is “Presenter Sales”?
SAV will offer a designated area where presenters may sell their materials/books/products immediately following their presentation. SAV is not able to provide staff to assist with the selling of these items.  Presenters need to indicate interest in this opportunity in the proposal submission process.

What about handouts for my session?
Handouts will be available electronically via the SAV Guidebook App for participants. Handouts must be submitted no later than September 17, 2019 via email.  Instructions for submitting your handouts will be included in the acceptance letter. Any presenter wanting hard copies of handouts is responsible for printing.

What about AV?
SAV will provide Internet access, a screen and power cart for each workshop session. SAV will also have a limited number of LCD projectors and speakers available during each session. A fee of $25.00 per session will be required to reserve a projector and a fee of $10.00 per session will be required for speakers.  Reservations for equipment must be made in advance during the proposal submission process, and fees will be billed following the event. Presenters must bring their own laptop and connectors.

What if something changes and I need to cancel?
Cancellations must be sent in writing no later than September 18, 2019 to conferences@ilstu.edu.