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IT Communicators:

The deadline for February’s West/SouthWest Regional EDUCAUSE Meeting (Austin, TX) is Tuesday, August 28. I strongly encourage you to submit a proposal. You don’t have to be from an institution in the West or Southwest to participate.  Austin is a wonderful city (I travel there twice a year just for fun).


Worried about your travel budget? If Austin is too far, you can still participate by presenting from right where you are using the new and exciting online option.


Bottom line: this is a wonderful (and painless) way to garner exposure for the great work that you are doing at your institutions.  Please consider submitting a proposal.  (You know you want to!) All of the relevant information is included below.  



Sheri J. Thompson

IT Communications & Planning Officer

LSU Information Technology Services

200 Frey Computing Center

Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803

tel. 225.578.5739

fax 225.578.7710





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Time's Almost Up—Present in Austin or Online

West/Southwest Regional Conference • February 12–14, 2013 | Austin, TX, & Online

Proposal Submission Deadline: August 28

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to help your peers, broaden your professional network, and sharpen your presentation skills—online or in person. Whichever avenue you choose, you will benefit from presenting at next year's West/Southwest Regional Conference.

Your thoughts and insights are vital to create a timely, rich, and diverse program. Share your experience in areas like enterprise and infrastructure, teaching and learning, new and emerging technologies, and resource and data management. 

Presenters may propose to present face-to-face at the conference in Austin, online-only from anywhere using Adobe Connect, or both face-to-face and online as a webcast.

Submit a proposal by August 28.


Call for Proposal Resources

Use these resources to help you create a successful proposal:

 Video: How to Prepare and Submit a Proposal for a Conference Session

 Video: Proposing an Online Session

 Video: Conference Overview, Theme, and Tracks

 Podcast: Writing a Successful Proposal for a Conference Presentation


We look forward to hearing from you soon and learning from your experience!

Need more information? Contact the EDUCAUSE Speaker Concierge.