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Submit a Presentation Proposal

There are many ways to share your project, research, success story, or expertise at the Lakes and Rivers Convention. Consider submitting a proposal today!

  • Poster Presentations – deadline April 1
  • Lightning Talks – FULL
  • Workshops – deadline Oct. 1 – EXPIRED
  • Concurrent Sessions – deadline Oct. 1 – EXPIRED

Submit your Poster Presentation Proposal here.

Deadline: April. 1, 2024

Posters will be displayed starting Thursday morning (April 11) at 8:00 a.m. through Friday at 2:00 p.m. (we encourage you to attend the Wednesday evening Welcome Reception and set your poster up Wednesday evening). A featured Poster Session will take place on Thursday from 4:30-5:30 in which poster presenters are required to attend and discuss their poster.

During the Thursday poster session, you and other poster presenters will have a chance to share and discuss your topic one-on-one with a statewide audience.

Poster submissions should address the Convention’s broad theme of “Chapter 33 Golden Jubilee: 50 Years of Partnering for Our Waters” if possible.

Guidelines for poster presenters:

  • Posters should be 3 feet high by 4 feet wide (they will be displayed on horizontal boards) and readable from a distance of at least one meter.
  • Posters should be set up no later than Thursday, April 11 at 8:00 a.m.
  • Presenters are required to attend to their posters during the Poster Session from 4:30-5:30 on Thursday, April 11.
  • Posters should be taken down on Friday, April 12 between 2-4 p.m.
  • Handout materials for attendees may be provided. Please bring something to contain your handout materials, such as a leaflet holder, pocket folder, etc.
  • You may submit your poster as a PDF if you would like it included on our Convention website.
  • We require all presenters to register for the Convention if you plan to attend more than just the poster session. If you need assistance, please see our scholarship information (coming soon).
  • Poster proposals will be reviewed and accepted on an ongoing basis until the deadline, or until we reach capacity. Submit your proposal early to ensure inclusion in the program.

Please Note: The Wisconsin Lakes and Rivers Convention does not endorse specific products or services. Therefore, posters presented by individuals representing corporations or projects conducted by corporations should avoid the use of trade or brand names and refer to the products or services by a generic descriptor.