Registration

Raleigh, North Carolina
September 22-25, 2020
with optional Pre-Conference Tour on September 22
and optional Post-Conference Workshop on September 25

Registration Fees:

Registration rates will be established soon. The anticipated release date for registration is June 1, 2020. Check back for more information.


Meeting Agenda

The meeting agenda is tentative and will be finalized in the coming months. Please check back for more information.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2020

7:00 – 8:00 Continental Breakfast (For Tour Registrants Only)
8:00 – 5:00 Pre-Conference Tour
6:00 – 8:00 Welcome Reception

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2020

7:00 – 8:00 Continental Breakfast
8:00 – 8:30 Annual Meeting Kick-Off
8:30 – 9:00 USDA/NIFA Update
9:00 – 9:45 Keynote Presentation
9:45 – 10:00 Break
10:00 – 10:45 Plenary Discussion
10:45 – 11:15 EDEN 101 and EDEN 201
11:15 – 12:00 Committee Meetings:
Annual Meeting
Exercise
Marketing
Professional Development
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 1:45 Committee Meetings:
Agriculture and Natural Resources
Community Development
Family Consumer Science and 4-H Youth Development
1:45 – 2:30 Poster Session
2:30 – 3:15 Business Meeting
3:15 – 3:30 Break
3:30 – 5:00 Business Meeting

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2020

7:00 – 8:00 Continental Breakfast
8:00 – 8:55 Business Meeting
9:00 – 9:45 Concurrent Session I
9:45 – 10:00 Break
10:00 – 10:45 Concurrent Session II
10:50 – 11:35 Concurrent Session III
11:40 – 12:25 Concurrent Session IV
12:30 – 1:30 Lunch and Presentation of Certificates and Awards
1:30 – 2:15 Concurrent Session V
2:20 – 3:05 Concurrent Session VI
3:05 – 3:30 Break
3:30 – 4:15 Plenary Discussion II
4:15 – 5:00 Capstone Speaker
5:00 – 5:15 Wrap-up and Adjournment

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2020

7:00 – 8:00 Continental Breakfast (For Workshop Registrants Only)
8:00 – 12:00 Post-Conference Workshop:
12:00 – 1:00 Boxed Lunch Served

Pre-Conference Tour

Tuesday, September 22, 2020
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Registration Required.
Continental Breakfast and Lunch Included in Registration.
Registration Fee TBD

Details for the pre-conference tour will be released soon. Check back for more information.


Post-Conference Workshop

Friday, September 25, 2020
8:00 am – 12:00 pm
12:00 pm – Boxed Lunch Served
Registration Required.
Registration Fee TBD

Details for the post-conference workshop will be released soon. Check back for more information.


Hotel & Transportation

Embassy Suites, Raleigh-Crabtree
4700 Creedmoor Road
Raleigh, North Carolina 27612

In order to receive the group rate of $149.00 per night, you must make your reservation by calling the Embassy Suites Raleigh-Crabtree hotel at 800-362-2779 or 919-881-0000 and identify as Extension Disaster Education Network. Reservations made with outside travel agencies, including online services, cannot be switched to the group rate. The group rate is available three days pre/post-conference.

The Embassy Suites Raleigh-Crabtree is a Hilton property.

Room block expires on August 15, 2020.

Transportation Information

Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) is located approximately 10 miles from the Embassy Suites Raleigh-Crabtree hotel. Individuals are requested to utilize the hotel’s complimentary shuttle service to/from RDU. To arrange a shuttle pick-up please call 919-881-0000 Ext. 0.

 


Call for Proposals

To be selected, it is crucial that your submission be compelling in both the importance of the subject matter and also show your experience and knowledge of the subject.

Consider how your presentation will relate the following topic areas or suggest one of your own:

  • Current Issues in Disaster Education with a special interest in different approaches used by Cooperative Extension Systems and Sea Grant Extension Programs.
  • Current Research and Practice
  • Successful Internal and Externals Partnerships Practices
  • Innovative Curriculum, Programs, or Project, including NIFA funded projects
  • Emerging Issues That Will Challenge the Way Extension Moves Forward
  • Research Projects of an Applied Nature and that Contribute to Extension and Outreach on Disaster Education
  • Research that addresses systematic response and recovery systems of disaster and lessons learned

Sessions are forty-five (45) minutes in length, with 35 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for Q&A.

Program and poster presenters must register for the meeting at their own expense. No honorariums will be provided.

Please share the call for proposals with colleagues and professional groups that may be interested.

General Program and Poster Presenter Information

  • Individuals selected to present a program or poster presentation are expected to submit their final presentation and materials (i.e. handouts or worksheets) to EDEN for posting with the annual meeting proceedings on the EDEN website.
    • The final presentation slide set and digital materials should be saved to the provided flash drive in the breakout rooms. Details will be provided in the room on the day of the presentation. The final slide presentation will be shared on the website; there are no published proceedings.
    • Presenters, who are accepted to present a poster, will be provided a template upon acceptance. Posters will remain on display throughout the duration of the meeting, and digital versions will be posted to the EDEN website.
  • The primary presenter or a co-author is expected to attend and deliver the presentation in person.

Evaluation Criteria for Program Presentations

The following criteria will be used to evaluate program presentation proposals:

  • Overall quality.
  • Ability to attract an audience across program disciplines.
  • Scope of coverage — Does the program or content have applications or implications across a relatively large geographic location?
  • Is program evaluation information presented?
  • Can “methods” employed be adapted to other content or subject matter?
  • Application–Will content help EDEN and other Extension professionals do their work more effectively or provide a research context for building future educational programs and materials?
  • Originality –Has the individual presented on this topic at a previous EDEN meeting? If so, has the material changed enough to be new and/or beneficial to the audience?

Poster Presentations

Posters will be presented during a session tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, September 23rd Presenters will be given approximately 3 to 5 minutes to discuss their posters. Posters will be on display throughout the duration of the meeting and will be uploaded to the EDEN website post-meeting.

A design template for the posters will be provided upon acceptance of your abstract. This design template will ensure the best possible projection and print quality.

A computer and projector will be provided for the presentation. The EDEN Annual Meeting Committee is responsible for the printing of the posters, not the presenter.

Posters may be used to provide an update to a project or program that you previously presented at an EDEN Annual Meeting.

Evaluation Criteria for Poster Presentations

The following criteria will be used to evaluate poster presentation proposals:

  • Scope of coverage – Does the program focus on disaster research or education programming?
  • Does the program or content have applications or implications across a relatively large geographic location?
  • Is program evaluation information presented?
  • Can “methods” employed be adapted to other content or subject matter?
  • Application–Will content help EDEN and other Extension professionals do their work more effectively?

How to Submit Proposals for Program or Poster Presentation

Proposals must be submitted electronically using the online submission form. The abstract submission form may be accessed at: http://bit.ly/EDENAM20-ProposalSubmission.

Submission Deadline: March 27, 2020
Presenters to be notified by May 8, 2020

You will be asked to provide the following when submitting the form:

  • Title of presentation/poster*
  • Presentation type*: breakout session presentation, poster, or both
  • Focus*: Extension or Research
  • Program area(s) *: 4-H Youth Development, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Communications, Community Development, Family Consumer Sciences, Sea Grant, Research, or Other
  • Abstract*: Should address the following items 7000 characters or less:
    • Topic (in one sentence, if possible)
    • Purpose, thesis, or organizing concept and the scope of the presentation
    • Sources of data used, if appropriate
    • Conclusions, recommendations, and implications
  • Funding Source*: None, EDEN FADI Sub-Award, USDA NIFA Special Needs Grant, or other.
  • Primary Presenter Information
    • First and Last Name*
    • Institution*
    • Email *
    • Phone Number *
    • Twitter Account
    • Bio* – limited to 1500 characters to be used in the program and for speaker introductions
    • Picture* – to be used in the program
  • Co-Presenter(s) Information – if more than 3 co-presenters please contact the National EDEN Project Coordinator at alillpop@nullpurdue.edu
    • First and Last Name*
    • Institution*
    • Twitter Account
    • Bio* – limited to 1500 characters to be used in the program and for speaker introductions
    • Picture* – to be used in the program

* Field required for submission.