Call for PROPOSALS - DEADLINE June 28, 2013

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Submit your technology or best practice idea - it's quick & easy!

We welcome submissions from all U-M staff. The online form only takes about 10 minutes to complete - contact information, a presentation title and brief description are all that you need to be considered for the conference

Please submit your proposal by June 28, 2013.  Your submission should demonstrate how the technology or best practice improves effectiveness and/or efficiency of a process for your unit or the university as a whole. 

If your submission is selected, the conference team will contact you in July with details and a template for creating a poster presentation and/or details about speaking at the conference. The U-M StaffWorks team will even print your poster for you - saving you time and money!

We urge all staff to take advantage of the opportunity to share experiences, innovations, and successes.  You may want to suggest a session to showcase one of the following:

  • Case study
  • New application
  • Analysis or report
  • Lessons learned
  • Tutorial
  • Methodology or business case


Primary Topics
Primary topics of items submitted should highlight use of technology and best practices involving Social Media, Business Intelligence, Mobile Applications, Methodologies, Organizational Design, Compliance/Risk Management, Security or IT Rationalization across the following administrative and operational areas/functions.

  • Communication
  • Development
  • Faculty and Student Services
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Patient Care
  • Research

Process and Timeline

  • Call for Proposals – late April through June
  • Session Review and Acceptance – early July
  • Acceptance Notification – mid July
  • Next Steps for Accepted Sessions: July through September

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PLEASE NOTE: When you hit "SUBMIT" the form should change to a white confirmation message. If the form remains blue, please scroll through the form to look for error notifications (which will be in red text) or click on "Confirm Submission" at the top of the form.

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