The Call for Ideas for the 2023 National Brownfields Training Conference is now open! We invite you to submit your ideas for dynamic educational sessions that encourage conversation and participation from your fellow attendees. A great session will motivate brownfields stakeholders to engage, learn, and share their experiences and knowledge of community revitalization challenges and solutions. If you have a brownfields success story or knowledge and experience in brownfields topics, this is your chance to share it with your colleagues.

Please carefully review the Call for Ideas Submission Guide before completing your submission. Contact Will Fricke ( with questions. 

The Call for Ideas deadline has been extended to February 10, 2023 at 11:59pm ET. 

Download the Call for Ideas Submission Guide


  1. Before beginning, download and carefully review the Call for Ideas Submission Guide. 
  2. Click the green “click here to submit your idea” button at the bottom of this page to be directed to the Call for Ideas submission page.
  3. Use the form to fill out the information for your session. Only sessions submitted through this form will be considered.
  4. Please have a formulated title, description, and learning objective for your session. Sessions without a polished title and description are less likely to be selected.
  5. Titles are limited to 100 characters and descriptions are limited to 125 words.
  6. You will have the opportunity to provide two descriptions. You are asked to submit a polished description that will be posted to the website and mobile app, which is required in your proposal. The second description, which is optional, will give you the opportunity to explain your session idea in more detail (200 words).
  7. We require that you submit speaker emails and also ask for speaker bios. 
  8. You may submit a session on behalf of someone else who will be the speaker(s). 
  9. You may submit multiple session proposals.
  10. Have fun! Playful session titles are welcomed and encouraged.
Click Here to Submit Your Idea