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Call for Speaker Proposals 2020

The Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Network (PA NEN) invites proposals for  their 2020 Annual Conference breakout sessions on April 27-28 at the Radisson Valley Forge located in Valley Forge, PA. This event promises our attendees innovative strategies and new tools to use in the ever-changing world of nutrition and health.

PA NEN's 2020 Annual Conference's Key Themes:

  • Addressing the nutritional, physical activity, and obesity prevention needs of vulnerable populations across Pennsylvania
  • Inspiring long-lasting, positive behavior change
  • Facilitating behavior modification through policy, system, and environmental change. 

Types of Presentations: 

  • Breakout Presentation:
    • Sessions are 75 minutes.
    • 1-2 speakers are allowed for each presentation. 
    • If multiple speakers present, each person should share on different subjects with unique points of view.
    • Topics should be issue-oriented, provide concrete examples, and contain both practical and theoretical information. Analyses and case studies are included in this category.
    • FYI: All speakers may be subject to participating on a panel. PA NEN will select panels, if multiple speaker submissions contain similar subject matter. These presentations include many different viewpoints on a topic or issue in one debate session with a moderator. Panel sessions will last 75 minutes. 

Tentative Conference Schedule

Guidelines for Topics:

  • Please click here for more details regarding submission guidelines and notification timeline. 
  • All topics must fall in line with the allowances of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) Plan Guidance for FY 2020
  • A brief list of allowable and unallowable topics has been created. Click here to view. Listed page numbers can be used as a reference point to the Plan Guidance for more details.

Submission Deadline: November 15, 2019. 

2020 Proposal Submission Form

1 Start 2 Submission Review 3 Complete
Please include a brief bio in the space below. If there are two or more presenters, you can include all bios in this section.
Using the tentative 2020 Conference agenda, please provide at least two time slots that you would prefer. This is helpful as we try to accommodate the needs of all speakers. Review the agenda here -