There is no current call for conference proposals. The next call for conference proposals is estimated to be fall 2010 for the 2012 conference. Glass Art Society 42nd Annual Conference Toledo, OH (Date TBD, 2012)
General Conference Proposal Submission Process
ONLINE THROUGH GAS WEBSITE (Call for Proposals)
or ON DISC MAILED TO GAS OFFICE
Lecturers and Demonstrators
from the past 3 years GAS conferences are NOT eligible to present
at the upcoming conference (panelists are excluded from this 3 year rule).
Each presentation must be
submitted in ONE category which are as follows:
Lecture - (1hr slot in afternoon, $400
honorarium per slot in general)One person talk with visuals (slides or power point) about
but not limited to: art and career, technical, health and safety, professional practices (marketing,
Demonstration -(1.5hr slot in morning, $250
honorarium per slot in general)One person presentation demonstrating a particular
skill or process or style. Such as but not limited to: hot glass,
flameworking, kilnforming or any technique that can be easily
demonstrated in the 1.5 hour time slot, start to finish. Any special
needs must be discussed and approved prior to acceptance and demo.
Lec-Mo - (1.5hr slot in morning, $250
honorarium per slot in general)One personpresentation about an artists process, more like a cooking
show where presenter speaks about, shows images of process, shows pieces
in process, but may not actually demo process live - usually for
processes that are very slow such as but not limited to: kilnforming,
coldworking, etc. Any special needs must be discussed and approved prior
to acceptance and demo.
Panel - (1.5hr slot in afternoon,
$250 honorarium for moderator, $200 each panelist)One moderator and up to 4
other panelists for a maximum total of 5 people discussing a topic,
Topic suggestion - Suggestions
for topics you would like to see addressed.
If you have more than one
proposal you will need to make separate submissions for each.
All submissions meeting these
requirements will be reviewed by the GAS Board of Directors and conference
Submission materials sent by
mail will not be returned.
Notifications will be sent
anytime between January through June.
Travel to and accommodations during the conference are the responsibility of the presenter.
If accepted, a presenter will
be contacted by a GAS Board member or conference co-chair and will
be required to sign a contract and submit information for promotional
materials by a certain date.
(2) pages maximum for presentation description
2. Support Materials if
more than five (5) total images submitted per proposal
image labeled in numerical order with last name: example “01_Smith.jpg” etc.
image maximum 1000 pixels any direction, max 300dpi, and maximum 1MB in size
3. Support Materials if
applicable: TEXT DOCUMENTS (word
.doc is preferred format)
description sheet corresponding to images submitted with the following
information listed for each:
image file name, example: “01_Smith.jpg” b)
if different from person making the proposal c)
Size (Height x Width x Depth with unit of
and credentials for topic proposed (MAXIMUM 3 pages)
Panel proposals - Names and Resumes (MAX 3 pages each) for each panelist
FOR HOW TO SUBMIT
ONLINE - (please note this is a new system, contact firstname.lastname@example.org in case of problems)