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MINN IDEA Summit - Friday, October 16, 2015


The planning efforts for the 2015 IDEA Summit are well underway!  


The Summit will be held on Friday, October 16, 2015
at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs.  


Request for Proposals for MINN International Development Exchange and Action Summit Sessions 

The Minnesota International NGO Network welcomes your proposals for the third annual International Development Exchange Action (IDEA) Summit. This 250-person event is designed to bring together leaders from nonprofit organizations, foundations, donor groups, the private sector and educational institutions with a professional or personal interest in international work and a passion for assisting others. This year’s theme is Fostering Minnesota's Global Engagement.

We are seeking engaging, energized and experienced speakers to give 75 minute sessions and workshops on various topics related to the work of international development, ranging from organizational and administrative topics to program topics. Participants of this Summit will come away with a greater knowledge of international development trends, exposure to new programming approaches, and armed with methods and ideas for more effective action. The Summit will be held Friday, October 16th at the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs.

Please complete the form below by July 10th to be considered. Selected participants will be notified by July 31st. If you have questions, please contact the Summit Speakers Committee at

Submit your proposal now!


Please check back for more details about the Summit as they arise!