HOST SITE APPLICATION
Thank you for your interest in being a host site for NOMCON 2020 and/or 2021! Please review the information below and complete the following form.
The following dates are subject to change. This site will be updated and notifications will be sent out for any major shifts. Any proposals received after the stated deadlines will only be considered on a case-by-case basis.
31 January - Applications Open
28 February - 2020 Site Proposal Deadline
31 March - 2021 Site Proposal Deadline
April - 2020 Location Announcement
June - 2021 Location Announcement
The proposal evaluation team will review each application and may reach out to proposal teams for clarification during the review process. Please respond to questions as soon as possible.
The process for selection will be made by a panel of conference curators evaluating a proposal’s strengths along criteria such as:
Equity of Access (costs of flying/driving, public transportation, and accessibility of accommodations)
Venue (in-kind vs. cost, size, accessibility, availability of sufficient reasonably priced nearby hotel, etc)
Not Usual Suspect for Conference Location (levels the playing field)
Critical Mass of Local Volunteer Support (collaborations between local makers)
Local Funding Support for Conference (financial and in-kind support from universities, foundations, companies, etc.)
Local Political and Government Support (local officials, agencies, and laws support makers and inclusive workplaces )
Interesting Non-Conference Experiences (local scene & scenery)
Questions? Contact tim (at) NationOfMakers.us or drop a line in the #nomcon-of-the-future channel on the NoM Slack group!