2017 Waterloo Staff Conference: Call for Proposals

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Organizational & Human Development (OHD) is inviting proposals for workshop sessions for the 10th annual staff conference taking place on April 5 & 6, 2017. Session proposals should be for a stimulating or interactive learning experience focused on professional and/or personal development of employees at the University of Waterloo. The workshop or presentation should include discussion items, activities, and/or other methods of engagement, along with clear learning objectives or outcomes. If you have an idea for a workshop or presentation, we would love to hear from you!

Potential Workshop Themes for 2017 include: 

  • Leadership
  • Team Building/Working in Teams
  • Leading Change
  • Wellness
  • Process Improvement
  • Mental Health
  • Communication
  • Leveraging Technology / Innovation
  • Supporting Students
  • Community Outreach and Engagement / Corporate & Social Responsibility
  • Sustainability
  • New or Forthcoming Initiatives for Employees
  • Waterloo’s 60th Anniversary / Institutional History
  • Others Suggestions are welcome!

If you are interested, please preview the submission guidelines and requests (PDF) to assist in drafting your proposal and to be aware of important information and expectations.

Once complete, please use the online form to submit you session proposal for the 2017 Conference. 

For questions about the conference or submitting a proposal, please contact Mark Lisetto-Smith, Coordinator, Communications & Events, Organizational & Human Development, (519) 888-4567 ext. 38257.

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