2022 Midsouth Women's Virtual Herbal Conference 

November 11-12, 2022


Call for Workshop Proposals

2022 Presenter Information

Please review all information before applying

  • We are looking for unique and creative proposals. Please give some thought to the 2022 theme before proposing a workshop.

  • Presenter opportunities include the following:

    • Honorarium of $200/workshop

    • Email addresses of all attendees who agree to allow us to release their emails to presenters

    • Complimentary vending opportunities in the virtual marketplace

    • Complimentary access to recordings of all 2022 virtual conference workshops to listen to at their convenience.

  • Presenters agree to the following:

    • Assist in promoting the conference in one or more of the following ways: newsletters, email promotion, social media sharing, and/or including promotional postcards in herbal medicine orders you fill (if applicable)​

    • Providing us a copy of your presentation material (slides, videos, etc.) at least 2 weeks before the conference

    • Attend a pre-conference presenter and vendor virtual meeting to go over logistics and important information. This will be scheduled closer to time and take place about 1 week before the event.  If you cannot attend the meeting, you will need to have a private call with our director to go over the material and test your A/V in advance.

  • All information on the Workshop Proposal Form must be completed before your proposal will be considered.

  • If your workshop is chosen, we request that you not offer that exact class until after the conference takes place.

  • We always receive more proposals than we can say yes to and thank you in advance for understanding. We hope that you will support and attend the conference whether your workshop is chosen or not and help us co-create an empowering herbal community and nourishing event!

Proposal Deadline is extended to May 8, 2022

  • The selection process is ongoing so submit your proposal(s) as early as possible. 

  • Submitting more than 1 proposal will give us more options and increase your chances of being chosen to teach. 

Workshop Guidelines

  • Our 2022 Conference theme is Women in Southern Folk Medicine: Herb Docs, Granny Healers, and Midwives. Proposals directly related to our 2022 theme will be given top priority. We are looking for unique and creative proposals. Ideas for workshop categories include:

    • Clinical Practices found in Southern Folk Medicine

    • Family Herbalism and Home Remedies​

    • Plants and Herbs unique to the Midsouth 

    • Women's Health and Herbal Midwifery 

    • Southern Folk Medicine Traditions

  • Workshops should be 1.5 hours in length

  • Please consider virtual format and structure when applying. Teaching virtually can be very different than teaching in person.

  • If you have questions, feel free to email us before completing the form.

Workshop Proposal Form

Email completed form to midsouthwomensherbalconference@gmail.com or mail to Michelle Rigling @ 201 Cline Street, Chattanooga, TN 37415.

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