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125th Anniversary
October 12-14, 2017
Embassy Suites - Loveland, CO


Call For Programs - CALCON17 Submission Form

CALCON17 Presenter Packet MUST READ (doc) 

CALCON brings together well over 600 members of the library community from front line staff to managers and directors; trustees to IT staff; and technical service staff to vendors.

CALCON strives to become a conference that is known for establishing valuable connections, inspiring solutions, and celebrating innovation in all types of libraries throughout the state.  Part of our plan for success is to provide the best possible presenters to create connections, build relationships and get

As a potential presenter you have an opportunity to meet, discuss solutions, and create powerful connections with those in the Colorado library community.  We hope you will join us!

EXTENDED Deadline February 28 2017

If you have problems submitting your form please contact Amanda at or 303-463-6400. 



Program Proposal Form 2017 | October 12-14, 2017
Embassy Suites - Loveland, CO

1. This form must be completed in FULL. Any incomplete proposals will not be considered.
2. Proposals will only be considered if they are submitted by the deadline - 11:59 PM, Tuesday, February 28, 2017. Only submissions through this form will be accepted.
3. All presenters will be required to sign and submit a speaker's agreement (which will be sent upon acceptance of your program.)
4. Please use contact info that will be valid for you through May 2017.
*** We are unable to accept proposals from those who charge fees for presenting***
Please refer to the CALCON17 Presenter Packet for details concerning your program submission. Many, if not all, of your questions can be answered with the packet. The packet is available to help make your submission process as transparent and uncomplicated as possible and includes contact information should you get stuck.
If your proposal is selected, what you type in the following document will appear in any CALCON promotional materials as entered. This includes the printed conference program and any promotional materials shared through the CAL website and/or social networks. Please check your spelling, grammar and capitalization before submitting your form. ALL SESSIONS ARE 60 MINUTES!

**DO NOT use bullets or other characters/symbols. Use standard punctuation only (periods, commas etc.)
Please indicate one main audience for your session.

This year, Associations will be sponsoring programs that they believe will best represent their constituency. Sponsorship is not required for program acceptance.

Every attempt will be made to accommodate your schedule availability

Each program room will be equipped with a single wired microphone at the presentation podium and a computer. Please Download your presentation to cloud or bring a flash drive.

**If your presentation is selected and requires additional or special equipment not listed below, please indicate the specifics in the "other" text box. We cannot guarantee special requests, but will make every effort to accommodate them.

***Due to our contract with the convention facility, we also need to know if you are planning to bring any additional equipment (other than a laptop for your presentation) for your presentation.

150 of 150 characters remaining
The program organizer will serve as the primary contact if the program is accepted and will take on the responsibility of signing all agreements on behalf of the program.

Co-Presenters (if any) - Please list those who will be presenting with you if this is a group or panel presentation AND their email addresses. ALL presenters must be selected and confirmed by the organizer before submitting the program proposal. We will not consider partially filled out forms or co-presenters not yet selected.

CoALA is once again proud to offer peer review of programs for the 2017 CAL Conference. Learn more about how to submit your program for peer review (copy and paste link below in your browser)

Once you click "Submit" below, you should be redirected to a confirmation page with the following message: "Thank you for submitting your Call for Programs - CALCON 2017 proposal. Your submission number is listed below."

If you do not see the thank you page, your proposal may not have been received; please contact Amanda Rewerts, CAL Staff at 303-463-6400 or by email

You will be notified whether your program is accepted or not, as soon as those decisions are made. We expect notifications will take place in May.

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