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Deaf Talks 2020: Presented by WSRID and Deaf Spotlight

  • 05 Jan 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Call for Presenters!

WSRID & Deaf Spotlight are now accepting proposals to present at Deaf Talks 2019. Deaf Talks focuses on highlighting the kaleidoscope of insight and experiences within the Deaf/DeafBlind communities. In partnership with The Riveter, Deaf Talks will take place on Sunday, January 5th, 2020.

This is an annual community event for sharing ideas, exploring new concepts and introducing attendees to the latest knowledge, concerns, and inspirations in the Deaf/ DeafBlind communities. Whether a first time presenter, or a seasoned expert, Deaf/DeafBlind people of all experience are welcome to submit their proposals. All presentations will be conducted in sign language.

Submitting a proposal is easy, please:  

  • Ensure your proposal demonstrates educational value for one or more of the target audiences (Deaf community members, Deaf Blind community members, ASL students, ASL interpreters, ASL instructors/educators).

  • Provide a presentation description that would be adapted or included in marketing materials.

  • Provide completed contact information. 

  • Provide a short bio in 40 words or less. 

  • Provide a high resolution headshot in color. 

  • Read and accept presenter guidelines:

    • Your presentation is at least 15-20 minutes long. 

    • Provide a detailed outline of the session that includes all the key learning points and objectives.

    • Any slide presentations must be limited to a maximum of 10 slides.

  • Review & verify all information before submitting, as your materials may be published and used in marketing materials.

  • Submit the proposal along with your required materials by November 15, 2019 by email to info@deafspotlight.org with the subject line “Deaf Talks Proposal”.  Please clearly label all of your files with your last name.

All completed proposals will be reviewed by a screening panel of WSRID & Deaf Spotlight members, submitters will be notified by December 15, 2019. 

If you have any questions, please contact either at wsrid.pdc@gmail.com or info@deafspotlight.org.


Doors at 12:00 | Event 12:30-3:30pm

WSRID and Deaf Spotlight present Deaf Talks 2019. This event focuses on highlighting the kaleidoscope of insight and experiences within the Deaf/DeafBlind communities. This is an annual community event for sharing ideas, exploring new concepts, and introducing attendees to the latest knowledge, concerns, and inspirations in the Deaf/ DeafBlind communities. This event also provides interpreters and community members with an opportunity to learn content, language, and subject matter directly from the Deaf community, in ASL.

Online ticket admissions: $20

At door: $25 (CASH ONLY)

Access Requests by December 20, 2019


Important Information

WSRID’s Cancellation & Refund Policy: To view this policy, please visit www.wsrid.com

Language Policy: This event/workshop will be provided in ASL. 

Accommodation Requests or DeafBlind Interpreting Requests: Please contact WSRIDvp@gmail.com by December 20th, 2019.

CEU Information: Will be updated one we have selected our line up.  Stay tuned.

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