2021 BCMA Conference - Call for Proposals: Lightning Talks
Thank you for your interest in submitting a Lightning Talk proposal for the BC Museums Association Conference taking place October 7 - 28, 2021.
Please complete the form below to submit your proposal. All required fields are marked with an * asterisk.
Presenter Submission Guidelines:
Please read and familiarize yourself with the presenter guidelines.
- When completing this form, we recommend that you complete the information in a separate word processing program and then paste your responses into this form. This form does not allow for saving and returning to the form at a later date.
- There are two themes for Lightning Talks. Please select which category your talk falls within.
- Week 1: Justice, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Decolonization
- Week 4: Imagining the Future
- Proposed sessions should focus on practice and on topics of interest to the museum, gallery, archive, library, history and heritage sector.
- You may submit more than one proposal using this form (refresh the page to clear the form).
- Lightning talks have a strict 5-minute limit from start to finish.
- Presentation materials - power point presentations or pre-recorded videos - must be submitted by the deadlines outlined below.
- Presenter fees and/or honoraria are not provided but presenters will receive complimentary registration for the Conference.
Important Timeline Information:
Week 1 Lightning Talks: Justice, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Decolonization
- Deadline for Proposal Submission: August 25, 2021
- Notification of accepted proposals will be issued by: September 8, 2021
- Deadline for presenters to submit presentations to BCMA: October 1, 2021
- Lightning Talk Presentation: October 7, 2021
Week 4 Lightning Talks: Imagining the Future
- Deadline for Proposal Submission: September 1, 2021
- Notification of accepted proposals will be issued by: September 15, 2021
- Deadline for presenters to submit presentations to BCMA: October 11, 2021
- Lightning Talk Presentation: October 28, 2021
Questions? We invite you to connect with us via email firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss ideas for proposals.
For more information about this year's Virtual Conference, visit our website at museum.bc.ca/conference