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2012 FIRST Robotics Conference - Call For Proposals

This was taken from an e-mail that was sent out to the teams last week:

2012 FIRST Robotics Conference- Call for Proposals: FIRST is seeking presentation proposals for the ninth annual FIRST Robotics Conference. 45-minute workshops on topics of interest to FIRST Robotics (FRC), FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) and FIRST LEGO League (FLL) teams, coaches, mentors, students and prospective leaders will be accepted. The deadline to submit is 2/17/2012. For the submission form, please visit: http://tinyurl.com/89vj2hm. For full details, please visit: http://www.usfirst.org/roboticsprogr...nd-conferences.

This is always a great opportunity and the presentations are a fantastic part of the Championship experience. If you are considering submitting a presentation proposal, please do!

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Re: 2012 FIRST Robotics Conference - Call For Proposals

Link is broke Jane.
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Re: 2012 FIRST Robotics Conference - Call For Proposals

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Link is broke Jane.
I sent an email on Friday asking HQ to update the page for 2012 and to link the application to the page. Maybe they are working on it?
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Link is broke Jane.
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(Thanks for your help with reminders, Jenny.)

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Re: 2012 FIRST Robotics Conference - Call For Proposals

When you go back to the post that was linked at the beginning of JY's first post, that link works.
Here it is.
I think the problem was the ellipses got transferred in the link rather than the site itself.
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Re: 2012 FIRST Robotics Conference - Call For Proposals

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When you go back to the post that was linked at the beginning of JY's first post, that link works.
Here it is.
I think the problem was the ellipses got transferred in the link rather than the site itself.
I think I repaired the damage I incurred. Thanks, Mike!

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Re: 2012 FIRST Robotics Conference - Call For Proposals

Hi Jane,
thanks for the link.
We will be submitting our proposal some time soon.

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Hi Jane,
thanks for the link.
We will be submitting our proposal some time soon.

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You are welcome, Glenn.

I've had several people asking for information and I was happy to see the e-mail. It looks like they've updated the website, too - so that's very good news.

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Re: 2012 FIRST Robotics Conference - Call For Proposals

Glad I checked this today. Didn't realize they were due!!
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Re: 2012 FIRST Robotics Conference - Call For Proposals

Looks like they are still accepting proposals. Bill's Blog made a comment stating that they are.

The link for submitting is included in the comment and here it is again.

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Hi Jane!
I was wondering if there was supposed to be some sort of confirmation email after submitting an abstract proposal? I was just curious!

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Re: 2012 FIRST Robotics Conference - Call For Proposals

Nica,

The process takes a while. I'll see if I can find a contact person for you to e-mail your questions to.

I've been on the selection committee for the past few years and I know it takes a while. I also know that it can be very frustrating to the folks who have submitted abstracts and are waiting to hear something. Be back as soon as I can.

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Re: 2012 FIRST Robotics Conference - Call For Proposals

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The process takes a while. I'll see if I can find a contact person for you to e-mail your questions to.

I've been on the selection committee for the past few years and I know it takes a while. I also know that it can be very frustrating to the folks who have submitted abstracts and are waiting to hear something. Be back as soon as I can.

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No problem Jane! I just submitted it in the middle of doing other things and wasn't sure if it was received!

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Re: 2012 FIRST Robotics Conference - Call For Proposals

Here's the correct e-mail address to send your inquiries to:

firstplace@usfirst[dot]org

Let me know if you have any problems.

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Re: 2012 FIRST Robotics Conference - Call For Proposals

Has anyone heard back that their submission was received? Or when the agenda/schedule will go out to the presenters, if accepted? I will send an email.
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