Conference Presentation Proposal Announcement

Are you interested in presenting at the 2022 Self-Determination Conference?  We are seeking session proposals for Tuesday, October 18 & Wednesday, October 19, 2022. Click the button below to fill out the online presenter application. 

This year’s theme: Everyone has a story; Your voice matters will help people with disabilities lead more Self-Determined lives by recognizing the valued role communities play in our lives!

Things to know when submitting a proposal:

  • Proposals must include a self-advocate(s) as a lead or co-presenter.
  • Panels should be limited to no more than 3 people. 
  • Conference sessions must support Self-Determination and Self-Directed principles.
  • Presentations will be in person and on video this year. Activity and tools must be available on both platforms. Presentations should focus on practical, take-home strategies that people can implement in their work and lives.
  • Sessions should not promote specific agencies or products. 
  • Repeat or similar sessions from previous conferences will not be considered.
  • Sessions will be 1.5 hours in length.
  • A typical session has an audience of 50-75 attendees. 

There are three ways to complete the proposal form and submit it by noon on May 19, 2022 to:

Complete form online by clicking the button below.

Email to Fil Clissa at; or

Mail to BPDD – Self-Determination Conference, 101 E. Wilson St., Room 219, Madison, WI 53703