Are you an innovative industry leader with knowledge to share? Then we’re looking for you.
re:con – the convention of new beginnings is seeking presentations for our 2020 conference.
Presenting at re:con is a unique opportunity to reach a broad audience from across the state in
the disability community including: advocates, providers, educators and consumers.

2020 Call For Breakout Session Proposals


The request for proposals for 2020 re:con Breakout Sessions opens today. The conference is October 28-30, 2020 at the Amway Grand in Grand Rapids, MI. The program at re:con will showcase future directions, best practices, stories of successful collaborations, lessons learned, and solutions to community-wide issues within various program tracks. Sessions for Wednesday are limited in availability and are two hours in length. Thursday and Friday sessions are one hour in length. Panel presentations are limited to 4 panelists (including the moderator).

Presenter Registration

The primary presenter will receive a complimentary conference registration FOR THE DAY OF THE PRESENTATION ONLY. All other presenters must register for the conference. No compensation is available for hotel or travel.

Creating Presentation Materials and Choosing Audio-Visual Equipment

As a selected presenter, you will be responsible for providing any materials for use or distribution in your presentation. AV is provided in each presentation room and will consist of a projector and microphone. You must provide your own computer. Please have any/all videos embedded within the presentation and do not rely on the wifi or other connections to stream video.

Commercial Solicitation

Commercial solicitation is prohibited at all presentations. If you are representing a commercial interest, your presentation must be educational in nature. If the essential purpose of a proposal is to promote books, materials, or services for sale, it will not be accepted. Proposals of a sales nature can be submitted as an exhibitor entry.

Receiving Notification You Have Been Selected to Present

Acceptance/rejection notification will be sent via email to the primary presenters by May 1. It is the primary presenters responsibility to relay that information to all co-presenters. If you do not receive notice by May 2, please contact

Scheduling information will be sent to all participants during late summer.

Submission Form

The form has required fields that are necessary for obtaining CEUs for the session.  Learning Objectives and Bibliographic resources are required for this reason. The breakout session proposal form can be found at

Please contact Renee Hall at with any questions or concerns. We look forward to your submission.