WEFTEC 2016 offers 29 workshops that cover a wide range of topics! These workshops offer the opportunity to learn about a specific topic in an in-depth, hands-on format. The topics were selected through a rigorous process ensuring that those offered at WEFTEC are targeted, organized, and provide the most up-to-date information. In addition, WEF follows strict guidelines so that the highest level of education credits (CEUs) can be awarded for all workshops.
2016 Workshop List (PDF)
NEW! 2016 Detailed Workshop Descriptions (PDF)
WEFTEC 2016 Mobile App
To see up-to-date information on the workshops at WEFTEC 2016, please visit the WEF Events App by clicking here, or you can download the app to your mobile device by scanning the QR code below.
Why Attend WEFTEC 2016
Click here for a summary of the many reasons attending WEFTEC is extremely valuable.
Start Getting the ‘Go Ahead’
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WEFTEC 2017 Call for Workshop Proposals
Interested in creating a workshop
for WEFTEC 2017? Start the process now! Full proposal forms are due November 7,
Pre-proposals were due July 13. If
you did not submit one, don’t worry - you can still submit a full workshop
proposal. However, we highly encourage you to involve the relevant WEFTEC
Workshop Review Committee member. If you don’t know who that is, please reach
out to Mary Ann Linder at email@example.com for contact details.
The full proposal takes some time,
thought, and effort to develop. There are several forms to read and fill out.
To help you along the process, here is a quick glance at the various steps:
- Read the flow chart to see how the
development process for the workshops works.
- Review the brief document on how to
create an interactive session. Interactivity is one of the most critical
components of a good workshop.
- Read the scoring matrix, so you know
what you will be judged on.
- Download the full proposal form. This takes a bit more time and thought. There
are many forms to read and fill out. The
first step is to read all of the materials. Then begin working on the actual
proposal form. Make sure when you submit the form, you submit the word
document, not a PDF!
- Confirm your facilitators (i.e.
speakers) and make sure you have them fill out a facilitator confirmation form.
Please submit these with the proposal form.
- Verify that the WEF Technical Committeerecommendation form will be coming directly from the Committee itself (not the
- By November 7, send your completed
proposal forms and facilitator confirmations to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Committee recommendation forms should come directly
from the Committee itself.
If you have questions, email Mary Ann Linder at email@example.com or call 703-684-2442.