Call for Proposals Key Dates

Open: January 28, 2020
Close: February 24, 2020
Presentation invitations sent: April 2020

We encourage professionals from across all higher ed areas and departments to present and share your experiences of working with the web. We are looking for a wide variety of topics related to web, digital communications, programming, marketing, development, professional skills and higher education. If your presentation idea involves digital and higher ed, we want to hear about it!

Submit Proposal

Why present at HighEdWeb 2020?

  • Support our professions by sharing your experiences.
  • Earn a registration discount. (45-minute track, poster, and lightning talk presenters receive $450 off their conference registration; workshop presenters receive a full conference registration waiver.)
  • Get valuable feedback from a welcoming, interactive community.
  • Meet cool people and network with your peers.
  • Add a new line to your LinkedIn profile and resume.
  • Be in the running for the coveted “Best in Track” red stapler award.

HighEdWeb 2020 is accepting proposals for several types of presentations:

  • Pre- and post-conference workshops: three-hour, hands-on sessions taught in classroom style.
  • Track presentations: 45-minute session presentations.
  • Poster presentation: visual representations of your work and ideas, shared simultaneously with others as part of the general poster session.
  • Lightning talks: High-energy 10-minute talks, presented to all attendees in a general session “lightning round” format.

Possible presentation topics might include areas like:

  • Programming and back-end dev and management
  • Analytics and data-driven design
  • Best practices in front-end web development
  • Social media audiences, content, teams, metrics
  • Web team structure, management, leadership, governance
  • Digital strategies to support admissions or fundraising goals
  • Developing a web content strategy
  • Accessibility and equity on the web
  • Advanced and emerging technologies in web presentation, layout, development, design
  • Digital storytelling
  • UX / UI and creating a strong user experience
  • That cool thing you did last year that you really want to share!

Submit Proposal

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Check out last year’s presentations

2019 Schedule

Questions? Email conference@highedweb.org.

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