Day Conference

Increase your visibility at DeafNation Expo & Conference by becoming an event speaker!

Sarah A. Young Bear-Brown | Meskwaki Tribe

To excel in the professional fields, spend away from the office! Join us for a day of transformation for enhancing your skills and putting your professional development on a faster track.

Call for Presenter Proposals

Theme: Interpreting, Deaf Culture, Sign Language, Business


Proposal Deadline:

Chicago DeafNation Expo (April 5): Contact us by March 8, 2019
Pleasanton DeafNation Expo (April 12): Contact us by March 15, 2019
Kissimmee DeafNation Expo (May 3): Contact us by April 5, 2019
**Limited slot of presentations based on a first-come, first served basis**

All presenters are responsible for all expenses of attending and presenting at DeafNation Day Conference.

Screen and LCD projector only are provided.

All conference presentations will be in American Sign Language with the use of visual text (ASL videos and Keynote/PowerPoint).

Presentation slots are 60 minutes with 45 minutes for presentation and fifteen minutes for questions and answers.

Please provide the following information in document format.

  • Full presentation title
  • Full name and email of each presenter
  • An abstract description of up to 75 words
  • A short biography and high-quality JPG

Top 5 Reasons why you should attend the DeafNation Day Conference:

  1. Learn how to increase your productivity by refocusing skills
  2. Contribute to furthering cross-sectoral dialogue and building knowledge in the field
  3. Advance your own professional development by demonstrating that you are staying current on what’s happening in career development
  4. Meet new people or reconnect with colleagues who share your interests from different backgrounds, organizations, and geographies – and build your network
  5. Recharge your spirit and refresh your professional skills

Who Should Attend?

  • Entrepreneurship & Self-Employment
  • Employment/Training Programs (Community, Government, Industry)
  • Administrative Staff, HR Coordinator, Specialists, and Associates
  • Interpreters
  • Interpreting Training Program Students
  • Corporates Employees
  • Employment/Training Programs (Community, Government, Industry)
  • Career Education K-12/Post-Secondary
  • Anyone!

2019 Speakers

Alana Beal

Joel Barish

Sarah A. Young Bear-Brown

Adam Wasilewski


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