If you have any questions, please email Cheryl J. Archibald at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (505) 292-2001. Workshop Proposal Application Form Your Personal InformationPresenter 1 Name(Required) First Last Presenter 2 Name First Last Presenter 1 Professional Title(Required) Presenter 2 Professional Title Presenter 1 Email Address(Required) Presenter 2 Email Address Presenter 1 Phone Number(Required)Presenter 2 Phone NumberOrganization or Tribe(Required) Address(Required) Street Address Address Line 2 City State AlabamaAlaskaAmerican SamoaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaGuamHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaNorthern Mariana IslandsOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaPuerto RicoRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahU.S. Virgin IslandsVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingArmed Forces AmericasArmed Forces EuropeArmed Forces Pacific ZIP Code NoteBecause NICOA conferences are produced at cost, presenters are responsible for their own travel and hotel accommodations. If your proposal is accepted, Registration Form(s) and a registration fee must be paid by July 28, 2023. We will follow up with specific details about the conference after you are selected.Title of Presentation(Required) Tell Us About Your Proposal(Required)A brief description of your proposed presentation (no more than 150 words).Tell Us About Yourself(Required)A brief biography (150 words) and photo (to be included in the conference program booklet).Photo for Your BiographyAccepted file types: jpg, jpeg, png, gif.Workshop Track(s) Politics and Legislation: Workshops being proposed in this category will include topics related to policies, regulations that affect and impinge on the lives of Native elders; strengthening and reaffirming the sovereignty of tribes serving elders; the role of tribes and elders in the upcoming amendments to the Older American Act; the 2025 White Conference on Aging; and workshops that identify the roles of the different federal agencies in serving Native elders. Research and Studies: Workshops in this category will include studies and research being conducted related to social determinants of health in Indian Country; work being conducted by individuals and/or organizations that increase the knowledge base of workers in the field of aging; advocacy efforts in the research arena that could include recommendations regarding research policies, etc. Culture Preservation: Workshops being proposed in this category are to present and showcase innovative tribal aging programs that are culturally sensitive and appropriate; other innovative programs in the aging field for possible replication; programs that strengthen tribal culture, language, environmental issues affecting tribal preservation of culture such as Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, climate change, and other issues such as access to tribal traditional food and the impact of environmental infringement like fishing rights and its impact on the health of elders, etc. Education, Outreach and Collaborations: The American Indian and Alaska Native elder population is growing and living longer. More of them are educated and some desire learning more. What can tribal colleges and universities do to meet this need; what policies and initiatives can be pursued and developed in the field of education; intergenerational learning; infrastructure issues that are needed, etc. Other: If your workshop doesn’t fit into one of the above categories, send it anyway! We would like to have a diverse group of workshops! Will you require a laptop?(Required)NoYesWill you require a flip chart and markers?(Required)NoYesDo you provide handouts?(Required)Yes (at least 150 copies)NoDo you have any additional requirements? Upload Your Presentation.pdf, .doc or .docx format Drop files here or Select files Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, Max. file size: 64 MB.