Workshop Proposal Submission Form

Law Enforcement agencies, community coalitions, public health departments and civic groups are invited to submit workshop proposals for the 2013 Alcohol Policy Seminar. Workshops will be approximately 75 minutes (1 hour 15 minutes) in length. Topics must address some aspect of alcohol policy or alcohol related law enforcement. Examples are provided for clarity, proposals on the example topics are welcome.

The workshops are organized around three policy tracks:

Track 1: Enforcing Existing Law to Improve the Community Health and Safety • Using annual licensing review to monitor 
• Role of municipal court in setting community norms
Track 2: Evidence Based Polices & Practices to Reduce Alcohol Misuse & Abuse • Alcohol age compliance checks
• Social host ordinances 
Track 3: Alcohol Policy within the Larger Community and State Context • Alcohol policy as part of a comprehensive plan for community health
• The financial burden alcohol places on Wisconsin

PowerPoint presentations are encouraged although not required.   Panels should be limited to three participants.  Workshop slides will be posted on the website after the conference. 

A successful proposal will outline the specific topic area, provide background on local implementation, and include lessons learned from implementation or continuing operation, and offer suggestions for other communities following the outline below. 

Special consideration will be given to proposals representing multi-disciplinary groups or multi-jurisdictional law enforcement groups.  

Registration fees will be waived for all presenters and panelists.  

To submit a proposal, please provide the information requested below: 

Proposals must be submitted online using the form below no later than July 5, 2013.  (Attached is a working document for your convenience.) 


Level I sessions do not require any specialized knowledge or background.

Level II sessions contain material that may require a general understanding of the principles of law enforcement, public health or alcohol policy to receive the full benefit of the session.

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