Call for Entries I would like to invite you to submit a poster or lightning talk submission for the Practical Piano Pedagogy Workshop that will take place from June 10th – 12th at Heidelberg University in Tiffin, Ohio. While the conference is not focused on gender, we would love to have some presentations on gender in music education or Piano Pedagogy.The Practical Piano Pedagogy Workshop has an open call for poster sessions and lightning talks. College students are encouraged to apply. More information can be found atwww.learnplayteach.com or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline: Proposals for poster sessions and lightning talk presentations must be submitted no later than April 1, 2016. Poster Presentations: are an ideal mechanism to facilitate the communication of musical and pedagogical ideas. It allows presenters one-on-one time with the audience and offers the potential for new collaborations and friendships to develop among colleagues. Topics can be on anything in the piano performance or piano pedagogy field. Poster presentations should visually guide viewers through their research while the presenter focuses on clarification and answers viewers questions. The poster board surface is approximately 40" x 60" and there will be wireless Internet access as well as electrical outlets available in. Also feel free to bring handouts or other information to distribute. Lightning Talks: some of the most popular and exciting sessions at any conference tend to be the lightning talks. Each lightning talk is a quick overview of one topic on piano performance or piano pedagogy lasting no more than five minutes for the presentation and two minutes for question and answers. Lightning talk is meant to spark interest, motivate, and inspire the audience. It can be an innovative idea, quick survey of a composer, creative teaching idea or a snippet of an ongoing research. Please provide the following information: Name of the presenter/s Name of the presentation/poster Presentation description (300 words or less) Equipment needed Short biography (300 words or less) Headshot (.jpeg) Submit the proposal via email to: email@example.com *Accepted presenters should register for the Practical Piano Pedagogy Workshop at the discounted rate.