Forwarding the following call for proposals at the National Rural Development Partnership annual conference. Hope we have some takers to present the partnership capacity of RC&D there.
National RC&D Coordinator
From: David Barr [mailto:dbarr@...
Sent: Wednesday, March 31, 2004 2:31 PM
To: Nat. Rural Development Council
Subject: NRDP 2004 Conference-Call for Proposals
Call for Proposals: Presentations, Panel Discussions, and Workshops
National Rural Development Partnership
2004 Annual Conference
August 30, 2004 through September 2, 2004
Oklahoma City, OK
The 2004 National Rural Development Partnership (NRDP) Conference is now in
the planning stage!
Each year the NRDP sponsors an annual conference and a series of technical
meetings to bring together partners from all levels of government, as well
as private for-profit and non-profit organizations, to address the needs of
The 2004 Annual Conference promises to offer the single best opportunity for
ensuring that issues of concern to rural communities are brought to the
forefront. The real strength of the Partnership comes from the opportunities
it provides for interaction and collaboration among partner organizations.
To ensure the very best program is delivered to all our attendees, we would
like your input. We want to effectively address barriers and issues of
concern in rural America, as well as highlight what works.
Please submit a proposal for a session you are prepared to deliver or
organize. All proposals will be evaluated and we will include as many
sessions as possible in the conference program.
Please include the following information and limit your proposal to one page
* Name of Presenter/Organizer
* Session Title/Topic
* Format (presentation, workshop, etc.)
* Benefit to Audience
* Time needed
* Follow-up Programs available
* Fee Usually Charged for Presentation
* Interest in Co-sponsoring the Conference
Deadline for submission is April 15, 2004.
E-mail proposals to Sharon Colbert (scolbert@...
> ), USDA Rural Development.
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