Presentations are a huge part of the Wooden Boat Festival. Since the very first Festival in 1977, there has been a strong educational component. Last year 5400 people attended presentations on 7 stages. Each year we offer new topics, venues, and stages to represent the latest technology and trends in the boating world. Our Presentation Coordinator will be working with presenters to organize, schedule and troubleshoot, and our excellent volunteer AV team trains all year to make the AV run flawlessly.
As appreciation for sharing your talents and skills with us, you will be given a Faculty Festival t-shirt, a beer coupon, a lanyard, and a 3-day pass to the festival.
Read through our FAQs below. Then, if you still have questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org APPLICATIONS OPEN IN APRIL
How do I sign up?
What kinds of presentations do you accept?
This year, we are adding a “green stage” where we will be accepting all types of presentations on green boating topics.
Where will I give my presentation?
Wooden Boat Festival can hold all of the presentations outdoors in tents, if required by COVID restrictions. However, we have a lovely venue for presentations that require audio/visual elements, and those stages will be indoors if possible. We have 4 outdoor stages for demos. We will continue to follow COVID guidelines and update our locations as necessary.
What happens after I’m accepted?
What should I bring?
Where will my presentations be listed?
Do you provide advertising?
Can I sell my book at the Festival?
Presenters who are authors have the option of taking part in the Authors’ Tent where you can sign and sell your own books during the Festival. We try to loosely schedule time in the Authors’ Tent. Our Presenter Captain will be in touch with all authors about scheduling time and table space in the tent.
In addition, there will be a table in the lobby of both NWMC buildings where faculty can meet with their audience members who have questions or want to buy books after your presentation session.
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