Convener Agreement

2022 Housing California Annual Conference
Workshop Convener Responsibilities

By submitting a workshop or learning lab proposal for the 2022 Housing California Annual Conference, conveners agree to complete the following activities by the identified deadlines if your proposal is accepted for inclusion in the conference program:

Sessions: Pre-Conference Learning Labs take place on Monday, April 4 from 12 PM – 5 PM. Workshops take place Tuesday, April 5 and Wednesday, April 6. Conveners should ensure that invited speakers are available during these timeframes. If there is a date and timeframe when your group cannot be available, please email Deanna Roberts at after you submit your proposal. If your proposal is accepted, Housing CA will notify conveners of the session date and time. Conveners must notify Housing CA staff by January 21 if the session date/time no longer works for the group. After this date, Housing CA will be unable to move sessions.

Registration: Conveners are responsible for ensuring that speakers register for the conference by March 4 using one of the following ticket options:

  • Reduced Speaker Rate for Full Conference
  • Reduced Speaker Rate for One Day of Conference
  • Workshop Only – with lunch on the day of their session, no access to special events (e.g., networking receptions)
  • Workshop Only – no lunch, no access to special events (e.g., networking receptions)

Registration ensures that speakers have necessary materials during the conference and enables speakers to access the mobile app

Presentations: Conveners are responsible for submitting the group’s PowerPoint presentation to Deanna Roberts ( by March 15, 2022. The title of your workshop should be included in the email subject line. PowerPoints will be added to the website and mobile app if submitted by the March 15 deadline. Conveners and speakers are responsible for their own printing of handouts and other materials.

Questions: If you have any questions regarding your submission or accepted proposal, please email Deanna Roberts at Please include the name of your workshop for reference purposes.

Convener Deadlines

October 29, 2021

Workshop & Learning Lab proposals due by 11:59 PM

Early January 2022

Conveners notified of status of proposal

January 21, 2022

Deadline for any panel or time change requests

February 5, 2022

Panel information for mobile app and special A/V needs due. Link for form will be sent prior to deadline.

March 4, 2022

Speaker registration deadline (end of Early Bird Registration)

March 15, 2022

Workshop/Learning Lab PowerPoint presentations due to