Apply – Open Platform 2018 Call for Proposals –– Open Platform This application form is exclusively for proposals to the OPEN PLATFORM category. All proposals intended for consideration under the category of SUSTAINABILITY or Continuing OE must be submitted separately using the appropriate form. Proposals are due at 11:59pm on October 31, 2017. Please do not wait until the last moment to submit; computer glitches happen and late applications will not be considered. Please note that this form does not save in progress applications. We highly recommend that you prepare your responses using a separate word processing application and copy and paste your responses into the fields below. PLEASE WATCH YOUR CHARACTER COUNT. First Name*Last Name*If you are applying as a collaboration, group, or organization, the name listed here should be the SOLE contact person for Open Engagement who will be responsible for all communications related to your proposal.I am applying as a:*IndividualGroup/CollaborationOrganization/InstitutionGroup/Collaboration or Institution name*This is the name that will be printed in all of our conference materials.Institutional Affiliation / Title*Position Title if applying as part of an institution and want to be identified as such.How many individuals in your group will be present at the conference?*Names*Please list the full names of all individuals in your group. You must list all of the people in your group who will be present at the conference. If they are not included on this list they may not be able to be included at a later date.Biography*300 characters max.Biography written in third person to represent either the individual or group submitting. 300 characters maximum (approximately 50 words).Web Address (if applicable)Email Address*Please indicate here the main email for this submission, as this will be the email address used for all communications related to your submission.Phone Number*Mailing Address*Street AddressAddress Line 2CityState / Province / RegionZIP / Postal CodeAfghanistanAlbaniaAlgeriaAmerican SamoaAndorraAngolaAntigua and BarbudaArgentinaArmeniaAustraliaAustriaAzerbaijanBahamasBahrainBangladeshBarbadosBelarusBelgiumBelizeBeninBermudaBhutanBoliviaBosnia and HerzegovinaBotswanaBrazilBruneiBulgariaBurkina FasoBurundiCambodiaCameroonCanadaCape VerdeCayman IslandsCentral African RepublicChadChileChinaColombiaComorosCongo, Democratic Republic of theCongo, Republic of theCosta RicaCôte d'IvoireCroatiaCubaCyprusCzech RepublicDenmarkDjiboutiDominicaDominican RepublicEast TimorEcuadorEgyptEl SalvadorEquatorial GuineaEritreaEstoniaEthiopiaFijiFinlandFranceGabonGambiaGeorgiaGermanyGhanaGreeceGreenlandGrenadaGuamGuatemalaGuineaGuinea-BissauGuyanaHaitiHondurasHong KongHungaryIcelandIndiaIndonesiaIranIraqIrelandIsraelItalyJamaicaJapanJordanKazakhstanKenyaKiribatiNorth KoreaSouth KoreaKuwaitKyrgyzstanLaosLatviaLebanonLesothoLiberiaLibyaLiechtensteinLithuaniaLuxembourgMacedoniaMadagascarMalawiMalaysiaMaldivesMaliMaltaMarshall IslandsMauritaniaMauritiusMexicoMicronesiaMoldovaMonacoMongoliaMontenegroMoroccoMozambiqueMyanmarNamibiaNauruNepalNetherlandsNew ZealandNicaraguaNigerNigeriaNorwayNorthern Mariana IslandsOmanPakistanPalauPalestinePanamaPapua New GuineaParaguayPeruPhilippinesPolandPortugalPuerto RicoQatarRomaniaRussiaRwandaSaint Kitts and NevisSaint LuciaSaint Vincent and the GrenadinesSamoaSan MarinoSao Tome and PrincipeSaudi ArabiaSenegalSerbia and MontenegroSeychellesSierra LeoneSingaporeSlovakiaSloveniaSolomon IslandsSomaliaSouth AfricaSpainSri LankaSudanSudan, SouthSurinameSwazilandSwedenSwitzerlandSyriaTaiwanTajikistanTanzaniaThailandTogoTongaTrinidad and TobagoTunisiaTurkeyTurkmenistanTuvaluUgandaUkraineUnited Arab EmiratesUnited KingdomUnited StatesUruguayUzbekistanVanuatuVatican CityVenezuelaVietnamVirgin Islands, BritishVirgin Islands, U.S.YemenZambiaZimbabweCountryOpen Platform ProposalOpen Platform consists of 10-minute presentations followed by 5-minutes of Q&A with the audience. This line of programming will be located in an open central space in order for conference goers and non-conference goers alike to drop in and out at their leisure throughout the weekend. Open Platform is designed to facilitate open dialogue and the sharing of many ideas, strategies, projects, actions, and efforts within the field.Title*80 character limit.Please write in third person. 80 character maximum (approximately 14 words).Equipment NeedsStandard Audio-Visual (computer, monitor/projector, sound)OtherWhich, if any, of these do you anticipate needing if selected.OtherPlease list.Brief Description*600 character limit.Please write a stand-alone, brief description of your panel, presentation, project, workshop etc. that if published in the program would clearly communicate the content and purpose of your session to the attendees of OE 2018. Third person; 600 characters maximum (approximately 100 words).Expanded Description*2250 character limit.This expanded description will be considered internally by the selection committee, and will not be published. Third person; 2250 characters maximum (approximately 500 words).Support MaterialsYou are welcome to submit up to three items of support material to be considered by the Selection Committee. These three pieces of support material can come in the form of images (Jpeg format files, 0.5 - 1.0MB max) and/or video or sound clips ( 60-seconds, sent as links to vimeo or soundcloud.)Image 1FileTitleCaptionDescriptionImage 2FileTitleCaptionDescriptionImage 3FileTitleCaptionDescriptionAudio/Visual Support Material 1Link to Vimeo or SoundCloud file. 60-second maximum.Audio/Visual Support Material 2Link to Vimeo or SoundCloud file. 60-second maximum.Audio/Visual Support Material 3Link to Vimeo or SoundCloud file. 60-second maximum.Applicant InformationOpen Engagement is committed to access, diversity, and inclusion. We are working towards being the best allies that we can be, and providing a space that is safe and welcoming for our attendees. We ask that you please fill out the following questions about your personal identities. For those applying as a group/collaboration/institution/organization, please fill out for the contact person only at this stage. Are you a NYC/surrounding area resident?*YesNoWould you be UNABLE to attend the conference without some form of housing support from May 11-13th? YesNoOE will work with Wooloo's Human Hotel to try and secure no or low-cost housing for presenters who would otherwise be unable to attend the conference without this support.This is not a guaranteed placement; just an indication of need. Would you be interested in housing out of town presenters?YesNoI am personally unable, but I might know people who are interested in hosting guests during Open EngagementOffering a couch, spare bedroom, air mattress, etc. could make all of the difference for a fellow presenter who would otherwise not be able to afford to attend the conference.I identify as: *FemaleMaleTransgenderTransmanTranswomanTranssexualGenderqueerGender NeutralAgenderGenderlessNon-binaryThird GenderTwo-SpiritBi-GenderGender-fluidOther/UnlistedPrefer not to answerOE honors that people have many identifiers. Please select as many of these as apply. My pronouns are:*They/ThemZe/ZieShe/HerHe/HimOther/UnlistedPrefer not to answerI identify as a member of the LGBTQIA community: *YesNoPrefer not to answerI identify as: Non-Hispanic White or Euro-AmericanBlack, Afro-Caribbean, or African AmericanLatinx or Latino or HispanicEast AsianSouth Asian or IndianMiddle Eastern or ArabNative American, Alaskan Native, or First NationsHawaiian or Pacific IslanderMultiracial/Mixed Race/Mixed AncestryUnlistedPrefer not to answerOE honors that people have many identifiers. Please select as many of these as apply. If you selected 'Unlisted'Apologies for not including your racial identity in the above list! If you'd like, please let us know how you identify. Thank you.Are you currently a student?YesNoHave you presented at a previous Open Engagement? YesNoDo you need accessability accomodations during the conference? *YesNoPlease let us know what you need and we will do our best to provide it:*PhoneThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.