2019 Workshop RFP
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2019 Housing Colorado Now Conference Request for Proposals

Wednesday, October 9 - Friday, October 11, 2019

Keystone Conference Center, Colorado

The deadline for submitting your proposal is Sunday, March 10, 2019


This year’s regional conference provides attendees an opportunity to refresh their knowledge of fundamental concepts and discuss emerging issues and future trends.  Through local, regional and national partnerships, talented professionals from across the nation will join affordable housing leaders to engage in discussions, share strategies and debate solutions about how affordable housing can improve and strengthen communities. Whether you are currently- or would like to be- involved in affordable housing this conference offers a space for you!

Dynamic presenters and innovative workshops are crucial to the success of training at the conference, and the RFP process is our way of ensuring that we have workshops that explore fresh ideas.

You will be asked to provide the following information in the online proposal: 

  • Session title (maximum 8 words)
  • Session type: formal presentation, panel presentation, activity/demonstration, open space discussion, other (We encourage interactivity and creativity!)
  • Session description: 50 words or less (use third person)
  • Three learning objectives
  • Contact information for main contact person (HC’s contact  for planning/marketing)
  • Contact information for each presenter and their bio (max of 500 words)


This conference is attended by representatives from housing and service providers, community planners, housing developers, public officials, construction, governmental institutions and nonprofit organizations. Topics on the conference agenda will span a broad range of ideas and expertise. Registration is projected to be over 800 attendees.


Each workshop is a 60-minute minimum. The workshop schedule is as follows:

Wednesday, October 9


Thursday, October 10


Friday, October 11

Morning Bootcamp Sessions


Morning General Session


Morning Workshop Sessions

Opening Session/Lunch


Morning Workshop Sessions


Brunch Closing Session

Afternoon Workshop Sessions


Policy Luncheon





Afternoon Workshop Sessions




We sincerely hope that presenters will take advantage of this great opportunity to speak at the 2019 Conference. Please note that Housing Colorado will not handle any travel logistics and will not be able to pay for full conference registration, any mileage or lodging expenses for workshop presenters.  If you need financial assistance to attend the conference, please fill out a scholarship application (deadline to apply is August 2).

Incomplete workshop submissions will not be considered. Presenters are limited to a maximum of 2 workshop presentations. Workshops are permitted a maximum of 4 presenters plus a moderator.

 If you have any questions about the 2019 Housing Colorado Now Conference please contact Rachel Massman, Housing Colorado’s Conference Manager, at 303-863-0125 or Rachel@housingcolorado.org.

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