AOAP CEU Information

Thank you for your interest in speaking at the AOAP 2018 Annual Conference and Exposition.  To meet CEU requirements, all of the following information must be completed.  Incomplete session proposals will not be considered.

* DEADLINE FOR SESSION PROPOSALS:  August 1, 2017.

* Please note that at this time we are not able to provide any speaker fees or cover any expenses. 
 
There are 3 options that speakers may choose from:
 
1.        A Complimentary speaker registration that includes sessions and entrance into the open to the public time (12:45-3:15 on Wednesday) during the exhibit hall will be extended
 
2.         A Discounted speaker package for $200 that will include the Monday night dinner/social, the opening exhibit hall grand opening and meal, and the exhibit hall luncheon
 
3.         A rate of (THE LOWEST MEMBER RATE) will be extended to anyone that wants to support the Association and attend all 4 meals/socials/sessions/exhibit hall open hours. -  Monday dinner/social, Tuesday exhibit hall grand opening and meal, Wednesday exhibit hall lunch and the Wednesday night dinner/social
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Speaker Information

*  Please note that if there are 2 speakers for a session that both must fill out a separate submittal form. 
 
Also, please note that at this time the comped or discounted registration can only be provided to 1 speaker per session.  So, if there are 2 speakers one must register at the $290 rate.  Thank you.

Session Information

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Is this a session that will take place in the swimming pool? *
LENGTH OF SESSION: *
Special Lightning Sessions Options (3 x 25 minute speakers on same topic) - Please note that speaker discounts will not be provided for these sessions. Choose your topic below. We will be doing 4 sessions at various times during the conference where 3 speakers will be chosen to present for 25 minutes each on the same topic area.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Provide a clear statement of learning objectives. Learning outcomes or objectives are written statements that provide a framework for activity, course, or program planning. They are the basis for selection of content and instructional strategies as they describe to learners exactly what knowledge, skills and abilities they are expected to accomplish as a result of the learning. Learning objectives/outcomes are the basis for measuring progress and a final assessment of learning. Please limit learning objectives to one sentence per outcome, using the following format:

Upon completion of this session participants will: *
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JOB FUNCTION of the Target Audience.  Check the box which is most applicable.  This function may not relect the actual job title. *
 
INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS:  List all instructional methods appropriate for the intended learning outcomes. *
 
Applicable Tracks *
Has this speaker taught adult continuing education programs before? *
Learner Assessment: *

Speaker Terms and Conditions

Thank you for submitting a proposal for the 2018 AOAP Aquatics Conference and Exposition.  Please review the following terms and policies which will apply to all selected speakers.

Speaker Benefit: 
 
* Please note that at this time we are not able to provide any speaker fees or cover any expenses. 
 
There are 3 options that speakers may choose from:
 
1.        A Complimentary speaker registration that includes sessions and entrance into the open to the public time (12:45-3:15 on Wednesday) during the exhibit hall will be extended
 
2.         A Discounted speaker package for $200 that will include the Monday night dinner/social, the opening exhibit hall grand opening and meal, and the exhibit hall luncheon
 
3.         A rate of (THE LOWEST MEMBER RATE) will be extended to anyone that wants to support the Association and attend all 4 meals/socials/sessions/exhibit hall open hours. -  Monday dinner/social, Tuesday exhibit hall grand opening and meal, Wednesday exhibit hall lunch and the Wednesday night dinner/social


Handouts:  If your session is chosen, handouts MUST be submitted electronically to Juliene Hefter (juliene@aquaticpros.org) no later than December 1, 2017. All session presenters MUST provide handouts for their sessions.  All handouts will be pre-loaded on to a USB flash drive sponsored by Lincoln Aquatics and will be posted on-line accessible by conference registrants only.  The USB flash drives will not be sold following the conference.

Speaker Substitutions: Speakers are chosen in part based upon prior speaking history, knowledge and/or expertise.  Due to CEU requirements speaker substitutions will not be allowed. 

Session Length: In order to receive CEU credits all sessions must fulfill the time requirement of 1 hour 15 minutes or a double session of 2 hours 30 minutes.  No exceptions can be made.  Speakers agree to plan their session content accordingly.
 
Sales Promotions or Actual Sales before, during or after sessions:  Please note that our conference is educational in nature and we want our attendees to receive the best information possible during and after sessions.  With this being said, we prohibit any sales pitches or sale of products or services before, during or after sessions.  (If you have a product or service to offer we suggest that you get a booth in the exposition hall and promote your products or services at that time).
Please check the days that you are able to present a regular conference sessions (we will TRY to accommodate requests, but, cannot guarantee it). *