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Call for Presenters 

Due by November 30, 2018 

Are you interested in presenting at the 9th Tribal Land Staff National Conference. The conference will be held March 26-28, 2019 at the Mystic Lake Center, located in the Shakopee Mdewakonton Sioux Community near Minneapolis, Minn.

The conference will offer 24 sessions regarding important issues facing tribal land professionals. The theme for 2019 is Unifying Indian Country to Go Beyond Boundaries.

Click here for the Call for Presenters proposal form (download to print, or fill out editable pdf)

We are looking for a good mix of presentation styles. Proposals may provide panel, hands-on activity/demonstration, lecture or round table experiences ranging from 60 - 90 minutes and targeting audiences at beginner, intermediate, advanced, or legal (CLE) levels. For 2019 we’re looking for more hands-on workshops allowing attendees to work through some of the problems or issues facing Indian Country.

We are open to suggestions as well as speakers to address some of the topics listed below.

  • Contracting & Compacting BIA Services
  • Drafting Compliant Codes
  • Economic Development
  • Zoning & Land Planning
  • Reservation Proclamations
  • Water Rights
  • Fee-to-Trust
  • THPO
  • Probate
  • Title Defects
  • BIA Form Updates
  • Leasing v. Assignments
  • NEPA
  • Web-mapping/ GIS / GPS
  • Negotiating Cooperative Agreements with Outside Jurisdictions
  • Land Buy-Back Program
  • Legislative Updates
  • Cultural Conservation Easements

Submit your Call for Presenters proposal by November 30, 2018. 

Send suggestions on potential session topics to or share this information with someone you think has expertise in an area that other tribal land professionals need to hear. 

Click here for Presenters Proposal Form

Submit a proposal or suggest a presentation topic by Dec. 1, 2017. 

"Amazing Session –
Best Conference!"

– 2014 Participant