The Office of Student Activities is pleased to announce a call for presentation proposals for the 2010 Student
Leadership Conference entitled “Leadership & Beyond: Ready. Set. Lead!” The conference goals will support a
collaborative and inclusive educational environment, which seeks to inspire student leaders, provide valuable peer-
to-peer learning experiences, and engage Howard University students, advisors and guests as they share and develop
their leadership skills effectively. The Student Leadership Conference will also provide attendees with the resources
to expand their individual leadership potential as well as avenues to apply those skills, on individual and group levels,
within and beyond the Howard University community. The conference will be held on Saturday, August 28, 2010.
Presentation proposals for the 2010 Student Leadership Conference are due no later than 5:00 PM, Wednesday, July
28, 2010. Proposed sessions ideally should
promote effective and innovative leadership styles and practices
emphasize collaborative approaches
provide useful information, skills, or ideas
actively engage participants
be consistent with the conference theme
Submissions will be reviewed by the Office of Student Activities on an on-going basis until the deadline of July 28,
2010. Selected presenters will be contacted by August 4, 2010 for confirmation of availability. Please complete the
attached session proposal form and include a 50 words or less abstract and presentation outline of the proposed
session. Registration for the conference begins on August 14through Friday, August 27, 2010.
Please send proposals as a Microsoft word document attachment to the Office of Student Activities. If you have
difficulty sending your proposal through email or if you would like more information on the 2010 Student Leadership
Conference, please contact Ms. Norkia Baker, Assistant Director for Student Leadership Development and Community
Service at 202-806-7000 or email@example.com.
Office of Student Activities
Blackburn University Center Suite 117
Howard University Student Leadership Conference
“Leadership & Beyond: Ready...Set… Lead! ”
Saturday August 28, 2010
SESSION PROPOSAL FORM
Return proposal submission by July 28, 2010 to Office of Student Activities
SECTION I. Presenter Information □ Presented Last Year □ New Presenter
Phone: ____________________________ E-mail: _________________________
Please include a brief bio.
Provide the information below to complete your program proposal submission. Please be specific when
completing the form. Program proposals must be received by Wednesday, July 28, 2010 for consideration.
Session Title: ________________________________________________________________________
Session Topic Area:
___ Commitment to Responsibility ___ Conflict Resolution
___ Communication Skills for Leaders ___ Community Service/Service Learning
___ Leadership Styles ___ Programming/Event Planning
___ Collaborative Partnerships ___ Planning for Success
___ Delegating Effectively ___ Spiritual Development
___ Motivating Student Leaders ___ Conquering Student Apathy
___ Greek Life ___ Student Government
___ Getting Non-traditional Students Involved ___ Parliamentary Procedure
___ Ethical Decision Making ___ Health Issues (mental health, suicide prevention, substance abuse, etc.)
___ Advisor Track ___ Diversity
Please provide a brief description in 50 words or less. This description will be used in the program book, if your program is selected.
Session Outline & Intended Learning Outcomes:
Please provide a program outline including 5-7 learning outcomes for participants who attend the session. Please attach to session proposal form
(Required). Incomplete submissions will not be accepted.
Additional Presenter(s): _____________________________________________________
Educational sessions are scheduled for Saturday, August 28, 2010. Please select a preference and length of time below:
□ Prefer a morning session □ 45 minute session
□ Prefer an afternoon session □ 90 minute session
□ No preference □ Willing to repeat session (not available for 90 minute sessions)
SECTION II. Facilitator Needs
All presentation rooms will be equipped with an LCD projector. Please note that presenter is responsible for providing laptop and appropriate connector
Only electronic submissions will be accepted. Please e-mail proposals to the Office of Student Activities by July 28, 2010 for consideration.
Conference questions can be directed to (202)806-7000.