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TIPS TO GET A TALK / WORKSHOP ACCEPTED AT 41 MEXTESOL INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION, PUEBLA 2014

Elba Mndez Garca

Reasons to submit a proposal

You are an ELT professional You have lots to say Presenting at an academic event adds to your rsum. You do not have to leave town. You do not have to pay for accomodation. You are excused from work to give your presentation /attend the event. As a speaker, you pay less than as an attendant.

Reasons to submit a proposal

As a speaker, you pay less than as an attendant.


ASOCIACION MEXICANA DE MAESTROS DE INGLES MEXTESOL, A.C. Bancomer Cuenta Clabe: 012180004426468033 Registration Fees (in Mexican Pesos) Until August 30th 2013 Non Members Members SEP, Students (members) $ 1,600.00 $ 1,100.00 $ 1,000.00 September 1st-September 30th 2013 $ 2,000.00 $ 1,500.00 $ 1,300.00 October 1st- On Site $ 2,400.00 $ 1,900.00 $ 1,600.00 $ 300.00 $ 200.00 Membership

Bancomer No. de Cuenta: 0442646803

Groups of 20 members or more; each Speakers

$ 950.00 only until September 30th (in a single bank deposit) $ 1,000.00 only until September 1st (includes membership)

What chances do I have to get my proposal accepted?

Accepted / Stand-by status / Not-accepted Proposal is very similar to other proposals. Topic covered is too frequent in the program. Proposal did not get through (sent on deadline). Proposal not completed according to guidelines (see Call for Participation)

FAQs / PIYMQs

Is my written English a disqualifying factor? No, but Will the school help me pay my fee? Yes. Just make sure you do as told by school Can I write and give it in Spanish? Yes, but Can there be two presenters? Yes. See note about main presenter. Can I submit more than one proposal? Yes. See note about multiple proposals.

The Call for Participation

Proposal form (biodata and summary) and abstract. Bio (50), summary (75) and abstract (350) Steps in Submitting a Proposal Guidelines to enhance your proposal Disqualifying factors Accepted: support from colleagues

The Call for Participation

May 15: DEADLINE to submit a proposal May: Proposal received June July: Proposal status Early sept.: DEADLINE to register as a speaker Oct. 16 19, 2014: Convention

41 MEXTESOL INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION, PUEBLA 2014

GO FOR IT!!

Elba Mndez Garca