Call for Proposals - 2019 ASAE Technology Conference and Expo


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Call for Education Proposals


DEADLINE: Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. ET

Call for Education Proposals Guide

Before You Begin

  • All proposals must be submitted online for consideration.
  • Please read the above Call for Education Proposals Guide prior to the start of your submission.
  • Click on the "start" button at the bottom of this page to access the online proposal form.  You may use this
    sample submission form to draft your proposal before submitting online. 
  • Upon successful submission, the submitter will receive an email confirmation that should be retained as a record.

About the Call for Proposals

ASAE’s 2020 Technology Exploration Conference (TEC20) will be held December 8-9, 2020 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The Technology Exploration Conference is a high-impact event with keynote speakers, industry experts, educational sessions, one-on-one supplier meetings, a robust exposition, and plenty of fun while fostering connections with friends and colleagues old and new.

TEC20 helps attendees increase their knowledge, develop critical skills, and grow their network. Content addresses inter-departmental strategies that propel associations, large and small, forward and ensures practices keep pace with the changing demands of association technology needs.

Content Proposed Should:

  • Reflect forward-thinking, cutting-edge content, and evidence-based practice
  • Present a business case with evidence supported by research or data
  • Explore issues important to audiences of varied organizational sizes and types

Priority Areas for TEC20 Include Topics on:

  • Data Science/Predictive Models at Work
  • Ethics of Data Science
  • Producing a Complete View of Constituent Engagement
  • Digital Marketing
  • Data Integration/Systems
  • Future of Web Using Analytics for Personalization
  • AI/Machine Learning
  • Customer experience and journey mapping—putting the customer at the center of IT/Web projects
  • Legal and Business Privacy Risks
  • Vendor and Client Relationships
  • Mobile Technology
  • Website Design/Strategy/Development
  • Connections between Technology Decisions and Association Business Needs
  • Cybersecurity
  • What’s New in Infrastructure and Development
  • Project Management
  • Developing and Using OKR’s
  • Hiring vs. Training vs. Retraining

Instructional Design Should:

  • 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
  • Demonstrate lessons learned


  • Seasoned IT professionals and association managers/leaders
  • Emerging professionals seeking knowledge to improve technology processes and strategy

About the Review Process

All proposals will evaluated by Peer Reviewers (anonymously) and the Program Advisory Committee based on the following five criteria:

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

Important Dates

  • Call for Proposals Closes: March 17, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. ET
  • Conference Session Acceptance Invitations: July 2020
  • Content Leader/Speaker Agreements Signed: October 8, 2020
  • Session Materials Due: November 8, 2020


Thank you in advance for your time and for sharing your ideas, expertise, and leadership.  If you have any questions, please contact: 

Michelle Kudrin
Learning Director, Conferences