Call for Proposals


2018 Technology Conference and Expo Call for Proposals
Closes: Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET

Please completely read the Call for Proposals Guide  prior to the start of the submission process. 

The 2018 Technology Conference & Expo, to be held December 4-5 in National Harbor, MD, is an inclusive opportunity for all current and future ASAE members in the association industry to engage in exceptional formal and informal learning experiences that help to advance career and professional development, individual productivity, and organizational effectiveness.

ASAE Learning is seeking proposals that reflect sound adult learning principles and reflect the best thinking in the field, informed by theory, research, and practice. To deliver exceptional learning experiences, preference may be given to proposals that are positioned to deliver a mix of the following:


  • Reflect innovative, cutting-edge content, and evidence-based practice
  • Present a business case with evidence supported by research or data
  • Explore issues important to international audiences

Instructional Design:

  • Stimulate and provoke discussion, audience engagement, and outcome-focused design
  • Facilitate knowledge transfer and development of new competencies
  • Use methods that draw out relevant past knowledge and experiences


  • Target emerging leaders through executive-level professionals
  • Provide diverse approaches for different types of learners
  • Demonstrate relevance of lessons through “real-life” case studies

In reviewing the Call for Proposals Guide  please thoughtfully consider all the factors that comprise a proposal to meet the following criteria: 

  • Originality | Relevance | Program Design | Ability to Inspire Action | Overall Quality

Below are key dates for planning purposes: 

  • Call for Proposals Closes: Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET
  • Conference Invitations: May 2018
  • Session Materials Due: November 4, 2018 - Plan ahead!

The ASAE Learning team is available to make this experience a positive one. If you have questions, please reach out anytime.

Thank you in advance for your time and the opportunity to share your ideas, expertise, and leadership!

Pamela Colman