Hands-on Webinar: Strengthening GCC Conference Proposals

1:00-3:00 PM EST
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Strengthening GCC Proposals: A Hands-On Webinar, 1/17/24, 1-3 pm ET
Event Description

The goal of this virtual event is to support all GCC members who are considering presenting at the GCC Conference, especially (new) GCC members submitting a conference proposal for the first time.


In this hands-on, interactive webinar, participants will give and receive feedback on their proposal drafts. This immersive session will consist of small group feedback sessions in breakout rooms (2-4 participants), in addition to a short opening instructional session and debrief. 


To get the most out of this session and strengthen your proposal, please check out the Pre-Workshop To-Do List below. Since this webinar is “hands-on,” you should also plan to be in a setting where you can use audio and screen share via Zoom on the day/time of the webinar.


Pre-workshop to-do list

In preparation for the peer review workshop, please:


Speaker Bio

Katie Homar (she/her) is the Director of Academic and Engineering Writing Support with North Carolina State University’s Graduate School, where she designs and delivers writing-oriented professional development programming for graduate & postdoc trainees across disciplines. Prior to joining the NC State in 2018, Katie was a Brittain Postdoctoral Fellow in Georgia Institute of Technology’s Writing and Communication Program. With a PhD in English from the University of Pittsburgh, Katie has taught writing to college-level students for over a decade and enjoys the opportunities to learn about research across disciplines and help trainees communicate the impact of their work to a variety of stakeholders. 


In GCC, Katie leads and supports writers in GCC’s Carpe Careers blog project with Inside Higher Education.


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