Submitting a Proposal for the
Call for Presentations

What You Will Be Asked To Provide...

NOTE BEFORE YOU BEGIN: We recommend you copy your bio/abstract from a text editor (ex. Notepad, Wordpad) instead of directly from Word. The CFP form works best with plain text.

Speaker Presentation Conditions, Requirements and Benefits

  • You will be asked to agree to the "Copyright and Reproduction Terms" and to provide an unprotected PowerPoint file to us by May 13, 2013 (we request an unprotected file so we can produce the presentation in various formats for publication. However only copy-protected PDFs are ultimately distributed to conference attendees).

Speaker Information

  • You will also have the option of uploading a speaker portrait photograph
    (90 dpi or greater JPG file format preferred)
  • Speaker Biography (up to 150 words. Do not include a resume)

Session Information

  • Type of presentation proposed
    • Conference Sessions ( 50 minutes)
    • Special Interest Groups (50 minutes)
    • Half day Tutorials and Workshops
    • Full Day Tutorials
    • Panel Sessions (50 minutes)
    • Lighting Sessions (5 minutes)
  • Session title
  • Brief description (under 30 words)
  • Full description/abstract (150 word description and 4-5 bullet points)
  • Additional information about presentation (anything else you think is pertinent, including books, articles, publications, etc.)
  • Speaker biography (150 word limit. Do not include a resume)
  • Speaker portrait image
  • Audio Visual requirements (note that one wireless lavaliere microphone, data projector and screen will be provided as standard equipment)
  • Do you have the necessary financial and travel approvals from your company in order to attend and speak at the conference?
  • Have you given this presentation before? If yes, please explain when and where.
  • Audience Level
    • Introductory
    • Intermediate
    • Advanced
    • Business/All Audiences
  • Identify the track(s) your session would best fit into
  • Identify the target audience
  • After you have successfully submitted your proposal, you will receive an automatically generated email confirmation

Please CLICK HERE to submit a proposal.