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Get Involved in CEER

We invite you to share your experience and participate in the CEER 2014 planning process. We have many volunteer opportunities available, and you're sure to find one that best suits your skills, availability and expectations. If you are interested in joining a committee, email Beth Miller-Tipton at

Planning Committee

  • Participate in monthly conference calls
  • Assist in development of a conference theme
  • Establish overall goals, responsibilities and objectives of the conference
  • Help to elicit participation by local officials and representatives from the region
  • Stay apprised of conference details and provide general guidance as needed
  • Generate awareness and support for the conference
  • Serve as a session moderator at the conference
  • Help identify and bring in conference sponsorships

Sponsorship Committee

  • Actively identify and solicit potential sponsors
  • Identify creative sponsor opportunities
  • Assist with development of material outlining sponsorship opportunities for website

Technical Program Committee

  • Work as a group to develop a comprehensive list of topics and sub-topics
  • Develop call for special sessions soliciting outside proposals for organized sessions
  • Meet once in the host city to review abstracts
  • Develop final detailed program agenda
  • Identify and confirm session moderators
  • Identify back-up presenters in the event of last minute cancellations

Plenary Committee

  • Identify speakers to give presentations during plenary sessions
  • Schedule plenary speakers in conjunction with primary program format

Restoration Coffee House Committee

  • Identify topics of particular interest for coffee house discussions
  • Identify and confirm coffee house participants
  • Organize topical themes for discussion
  • Prepare a write-up describing the goals and objectives of the coffee house

Field Trip Committee

  • Identify area field trip sites
  • Secure tour guides and serve as liaison with host site
  • Participate in pre-planning conference calls
  • Attend pre-conference briefing session for a final review of field trip logistics
  • Participate in the field trip you organize and serve as the onsite group leader

Thank you to our sponsors!

Host Organizations




Post Conference Information

ē Program Book (PDF)

Abstract Book (PDF)

Speaker Presentations

Poster Presentations

Conference Photo Albums

Experience NOLA


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