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Call for Proposals

PRIMA is currently accepting education session proposals for the 2019 Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida!

Click Here to Submit your 2019 Annual Conference Proposal!
The submission deadline is Friday, July 27, 2018!

Submitted proposals should offer engaging, timely and innovative information that speaks to all public risk management professionals!

PRIMA’s 2019 Annual Conference will feature approximately 50 engaging education sessions! Presenters will share best practices and innovative methodology to address timely issues impacting public risk management professionals. The Annual Conference education sessions are a valuable resource for new and seasoned public risk management professionals. 

Education Sessions

This conference offers three distinct education session types: 30-minute cram sessions, 2.5 hour in-depth workshops and our traditional 1.25 hour classroom sessions. 
PRIMA education sessions are organized by tracks that coincide with PRIMA’s core competencies. 

Education Tracks

• Employee Benefits/Human Resources
• Pools
• Risk & Benefits Financing/Insurance/Self-Insurance
• Risk Control/Safety
• Risk Management Leadership/Administration
• Schools
• Workers’ Compensation

Selection Process:

All submissions are reviewed and evaluated by PRIMA’s Conference Planning Committee (CPC). The committee strategically select sessions that afford conference attendees the opportunity to attend high quality education presentations that cover a variety of public risk management topics. The CPC is comprised of accomplished professionals from diverse public risk management backgrounds. The selection process is competitive, there is a 35% submission acceptance rate. 

Selection Criteria:

• Overall quality
• Well-defined focus 
• Practical application
• Engagement strategies 
• Current significance
• Public risk management relevance
• Correlates with PRIMA’s core competencies and subcategories.

*Preference is given to sessions delivered by public risk management practitioners. 

Proposals must be submitted, on or before, Friday, July 27, 2018. Immediately following your submission, you will see a confirmation page. You will be contacted, on or before, October 26, 2018 regarding the status of your submission. 

Conference Fees

Presenters at PRIMA’s Annual Conference are considered attendees and are expected to pay their own travel expenses and conference registration fees. Presenters are not required to attend the days they are not speaking.

Conference registration is complimentary on the day of your presentation. 
PRIMA does not pay speaking fees.

Information You Will Need

• Full contact information for you and your co-presenter(s)** including name, designation(s), title, organization, full address, e-mail address and phone numbers.
• A one paragraph biography for each co-presenter.
PRIMA Core Competencies/Subcategories/Learning Track
• Session details*** including title of your presentation (no more than seven words in length), a description (75-100 words), three main learning objectives (using words such as develop, apply, identify and evaluate) and a time frame (1.5 or 2.5 hours). 
• Session format
o Classroom, 1.25 hours, traditional session
o Crash course, 30 minutes, to-the-point, specific course
o In-depth workshop, 2.5 hours, examination and analysis of a topic
o Facilitated roundtable, 1.25 hours, brainstorm session

*Please be sure to read the Presenter Terms and Conditions in it's entirety. 

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