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AQR at AURA 2021

***CALL FOR PAPERS*** We are delighted that AURA want us to showcase work from a year of COVID that has delivered significant impact for the challenges faced by clients in 2020/21 and to think together about "what we have learned and how we will do things differently and better from here"

30 SEPTEMBER, 2021

The plan is to run a face to face conference, so please be prepared to attend in person.
Joint agency and client presentations will be welcomed
B2B as well as B2C submissions will be of interest to AURA
***Deadline for submissions — 12 August***

What we are looking for:
20 minute presentations, Q&A sessions to follow and there will be a panel discussion with AURA and some of our presenters at the end of the day (details TBC)
Visually stimulating and engaging presentations
Demonstrating business impact for your B2B and B2C clients

Submission requirements:
Open to AQR members only (membership is individual not corporate) - entries should be 2 A4 pages which MUST include:
- Speaker name(s)
- Agency (if relevant)
- Synopsis of up 800-1,000 words — outlining the main idea, key ‘proof points' and anticipated presentation style

Files should be named according to the following convention 2021AURACONFERENCE_YOUR NAME_YOUR AGENCY

Please submit your ideas to by 4pm Thursday, 12 August.

Selection process
The winning entries will be selected jointly by the AQR and AURA and notified as soon as possible after the closing date. Once accepted we will ask for a slides and presentation notes to be shared with us by the end of August, and final presentation slides with notes to be available by 20 September. Unfortunately due to the volume of entries this event has attracted in the past, we will not be able to provide feedback on individual entries.

We look forward to hearing from you!
The AQR Board

Submissions deadline 12 August 2021

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