For Presenters

 

The virtual Southeastern LatinX Student Leadership Conference (SL-SLC) will be on March 26-28th, 2021 on the Whova Event and Conference App. All proposals should be submitted via the submission form linked below. Please, direct questions to slslc@wcu.edu.

Conference Details

The Vision

To be the leading collegiate success conference for LatinX students in the southeast.

The Mission

To achieve our mission we will provide development tools and skills through the use of presentations, workshops and experiential activities.

The 2021 Theme

Somos El Cambio: Empowering LatinX Students for Success.

Available Tracks

  • Advocacy
  • Community Engagement
  • Sustainability

Presentation Parameters

Who Should Submit a Proposal

We are calling for all Faculty, Student Affairs Professionals, State, and Local Government Employees, and all industry practitioners to submit proposals sharing thought-provoking presentations, interactive demonstrations, and engaging conversations. Grad students are encouraged to submit proposals as well!

Length of Presentations

All sessions should be designed to be 45 minutes in length with an additional 15 minutes provided for a question and answer period.

Audience

Conference participants include collegiate students from across the institutional spectrum of the southeastern United States. Presenters should consider how participants will utilize the information to advance and engage their campus.

Presentation Scope

Presentations should be interactive, engaging and relevant to the learning outcomes of this conference. If the presentation focus is more appropriate for a corporate or social agency, it will not be considered unless a clear connection to the collegiate experience is understood by the Selection Committee.

High School Presentations

There will also be a limited number of high school tracks for high school participants. These workshops should aim to prepare LatinX students for success in post-secondary education.

Proposal Criteria

Proposals should supplement and enhance the conference theme, Somos El Cambio: Empowering LatinX Students for Success, and fit into one of three tracks: Advocacy, Community Engagement and Sustainability. The Selection Committee welcomes proposals related to any dimension of the LatinX experience, including but not limited to:

  • LatinX Role in Diversity & Inclusion

  • Building Inclusive Collaborations

  • Immigration Status

  • Identity and Political Advocacy

  • DACA

  • Sustainable Practices in Leadership
  • Advocating for LatinX Success

  • LGBTQ+ Advocacy
  • Strategies on Engaging in Campus
  • LatinX and Sustainability

  • LatinX and American History

  • Planning Community Service

  • Engaging in Community Service

  • Nationality Conflicts in Organizations

Proposals may be presentations, workshops, performances, or other creative modes of promoting LatinX student development and engagement on campus. Proposals may be submitted by individuals or groups’ of students, faculty, staff and community members.

Presentation Policy

Presenters are responsible for providing all handouts. Conference proceedings will be made available to all participants after the conference. Presenters must agree to share a narrative summary of their presentations or a copy of their PowerPoint slides.

Proposal Submission

Submissions for the 2020 Southeastern LatinX Student Leadership Conference are currently open. If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at slslc@wcu.edu.