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Call for Proposals

Discussion in 'Snow & Ice Management Association - SIMA' started by SIMASTAFF, Jul 7, 2008.

  1. SIMASTAFF

    SIMASTAFF Sponsor
    from Midwest
    Messages: 51

    Calling all snow & ice management pros for speaking opportunities at the
    2009 Snow & Ice Symposium in Louisville, Kentucky!

    Speaker Proposals due on July 31st!

    Do you:

    Have ideas or programs that have been successful in your organization?
    Have a desire to increase your professionalism?
    Want to be recognized among your peers?
    Want to give back to the snow & ice management industry?
    If so, then SIMA seeks your expertise--we want to hear from you!

    SIMA is seeking interactive and engaging proposals for presentations for the following events:

    2009 Symposium
    June 24-27, 2009
    Louisville, Kentucky

    Half Day or Full Day Regional Training Workshops
    Spring and Fall 2009

    SIMA Online - quarterly webinars in 2009

    Topics can include, but are not limited to:
    Anti-icing and Deicing
    Leadership
    Bidding
    Legal Issues
    Communication
    Marketing
    Contracts
    Purchasing
    Customer Service
    Safety
    Equipment
    Operations
    Sales
    Financial Management
    Site Technology
    Forecasting Software Technology
    Hands on Equipment Training
    Subcontractors
    Human Resources
    Trends in Snow & Ice Management
    Inventory Management

    Proposals Should Include:
    Description of the session (100-200 words)
    Objectives for the presentation
    How you would like to present your session (i.e. online, 1 1/2 hour session at Symposium, half-day / full-day regional training
    Brief bio / background of the person(s) giving the presentation (100-200 words)

    Proposals are due on July 31st
    If you are interested in being a SIMA speaker for the 2008-09 Educational Year, or if you have any questions about submitting a proposal, please contact Jennifer Hallett, SIMA Director of Education & Certification, at jennifer@sima.org or 414-375-1940.