BTAC 2018 Conference

Journeying Together: Living In Greater Truth and Healing

April 23 - 29, Dallas Texas

BTAC 2018 Call for Conference Proposals

Black Trans Advocacy seeks proposals for sessions and individual presentations for the 2018 Annual National Conference taking place April 23-29, 2018 in Dallas, Texas.

Black Trans Advocacy is happy to announce an invitation for workshop proposals for the 7th Annual National Black Trans Advocacy Conference. BTAC provides thought-provoking and stimulating forum opportunities for educators of all disciplines and experience levels to share practical ideas and best practices that will help advance black trans equality.  Black Trans Advocacy invites proposals for sessions and individual presentations that are particularly focused on ending the disparities faced by the black transgender community in education, employment, housing, health care, religion and public policy.

“If you want to learn or impact our Black Trans Community, you need to be at events where we gather and talk about our issues” (Monica Roberts).

Workshop Proposal General Information

BTAC workshop proposals should cover topics in any of the Black Trans Advocacy focus areas:

Gender & Sexuality
Race & Ethnicity
Health & Fitness
Art & Culture
Employment
Housing
Family & Community
Legal & Public Policy
Religion & Spirituality
Financial & Wealth
Leadership Development

BTAC Audience: We are preparing to provide free resources, education and training opportunities for 300 transgender and gender nonconforming individuals as well as family, friends and allies to the TLGB greater community.

Course Offering: Approved workshops will be included in one of (4) conference programs: General Information, Enrichment, Continuing Education or Leadership Training.  Workshop sessions are offered Tues thru Friday 9AM -4PM for up to 40 attendees.

Session Format: Approved workshop will be offered in 45 – 75 – 90 minute increments of course education.  Sessions may be presented in person or to an online audience. Audio/Video projector and screens will be provided as needed.

Session Type: Black Trans Advocacy invites proposals for sessions and individual presentations.  Your proposal needs to show clearly how your session will address the conference theme of “Journeying Together: Living In Greater Truth and Healing“.

Accommodations: Presenters are responsible for their own conference registration, lodging and travel arrangements.

Deadline: Due to the limitations in space, proposals submitted prior to the deadline will be scheduled first.  If you have missed the deadline, late proposals are accepted and will be considered as space is available. The deadline to submit presentation proposals is December 18, 2017.

Workshop Suggestion: Have an idea for a great workshop topic or discussion? Please let us know! Submit your workshop suggestion to the BTAC committee here: http://blacktrans.org/btac-education/submit-workshop-suggestion.html

Proposal Process Timeline

November 18, 2017 Call for 2018 proposal issued.
December 18, 2017 11:59p.m. (CDT) All program workshop proposals due.
Jan 15, 2018 All proposers will be notified as to whether their proposals have been accepted or declined.

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