NACDEP 2021 Conference
Request for Proposals




Dear Colleagues,
We’re excited to announce that proposals are 
STILL being accepted for the NACDEP 2021 Conference, May 16th – 19th, 2021! Consideration is given to a wide range of community development topics including economic development, diversity and inclusion, human capacity building, community resilience and sustainability, infrastructure, natural environment, building capacity within government and organizations, tourism, and response to COVID-19. Options include the following: 30-minute presentation; 90-minute learning workshop; 3-minute Pitch Fest; 3-hour pre- or post-conference workshop; and poster. Deadline for submission has been extended to Friday, January 29th, 2021 at 11:59 PM PST. Submit your proposal(s) via the Oxford Abstracts system.

Submission Assistance
Check out this list of do’s and don’ts created by the 2020 Sessions Committee and this worksheet for proposal preparation.

Conference Location
This year’s conference has been moved to a virtual format. More registration details to come soon...

For RFP questions, please check the NACDEP website or contact the Sessions Committee Chairpersons, Laura Ryser and Rebecca Sero.
Please see the attached flyer for more details. We look forward to reading your proposals!

Click Here for the RFP Details

Thank you,
NACDEP 2021 Planning Committee