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2021 Conference Proposal

Smithsonian Affiliations invites staff members from Affiliate organizations and the Smithsonian to submit session proposals for the 2021 Smithsonian Affiliations Virtual Conference. Our theme “Resilience, Learning, Innovation” will bring Smithsonian Affiliates and Smithsonian colleagues together to build upon the groundwork we have started.

Deadline to submit proposals is May 14, 2021.

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  • Proposer Information

The Smithsonian Affiliations Virtual Conference is for current Smithsonian Affiliates, Smithsonian staff members, and invited SITES exhibitors only. If you are interested in learning more about a Smithsonian Affiliation, please contact us.