Call for Proposals

Call for Proposals for 2021 Monthly Webinars and 2021 Virtual Conference (to be held Nov 12-14, 2021)

  • Deadline for Submission – Sunday, August 30, 2020 at 11:59pm Eastern
  • Notification of Acceptance – before Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 11:59pm Eastern

The Virtual Genealogical Association invites engaging and dynamic speakers to submit diverse genealogical proposals for our 2021 monthly webinars and our 2021 virtual conference to be held on November 12-14, 2021. Proposed topics are to be relevant to a worldwide audience.

Presenters are paid $200 via PayPal for providing a 1-hour webinar and accompanying handout. Closed captioning is added to all recordings, which are then stored behind the VGA member wall for 6 months following the live broadcast.

Presenters are to email a single PDF document to info@virtualgenealogy.org, containing up to six (6) proposed webinars and containing the following information:

  • Presenter’s name
  • Presenter’s biography
  • Presentations given in the last 12 months (date, title, audience, and whether in person or virtual)
  • Monthly webinar preferences (1st, 2nd, and 3rd choice from these 4 choices):
    • Tuesdays at 8pm Eastern
    • Fridays at 8pm Eastern
    • Saturdays at 11am Eastern
    • Sundays at 1pm Eastern
  • 2021 conference preferences (1st, 2nd, and 3rd choice from these 6 options):
    • Fri, Nov 12, 2021 at 10:30am Eastern, 12pm Eastern, or 1:30pm Eastern
    • Fri, Nov 12, 2021 at 3pm Eastern or 4:30pm Eastern
    • Sat, Nov 13, 2021 at 10:30am Eastern, 12pm Eastern, or 1:30pm Eastern
    • Sat, Nov 13, 2021 at 3pm Eastern or 4:30pm Eastern
    • Sun, Nov 14, 2021 at 10:30am Eastern, 12pm Eastern, or 1:30pm Eastern
    • Sun, Nov 14, 2021 at 3pm Eastern or 4:30pm Eastern
  • Webinar title(s)
  • Webinar description(s)
  • Webinar outline(s)
  • Audience level (beginning, intermediate, or advanced genealogists)

Click here for the PDF version of this call for proposals. Questions about the Virtual Genealogical Association or this call can be sent via email to info@virtualgenealogy.org.

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