2023 Convener Agreement

2023 Housing California Annual Conference Workshop Convener Responsibilities

By submitting a workshop or learning lab proposal for the 2023 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, March 27th from 12 PM – 5 PM. Workshops take place Tuesday, March 28th and Wednesday, March 29th. 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 conference@housingca.org 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 13th 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 February 24th 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 (conference@housingca.org) by March 8, 2023. 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 8th 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 conference@housingca.org. Please include the name of your workshop for reference purposes.

Convener Deadlines

November 10, 2022

Workshop & Learning Lab proposals due by 11:59 PM

Early January 2023

Conveners notified of status of proposal

January 13, 2023

Deadline for any panel or time change requests

January 27, 2023

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

January 24, 2023

Speaker registration deadline (end of Early Bird Registration)

March 8, 2023

Workshop/Learning Lab PowerPoint presentations due to conference@housingca.org