Proposal Submission Guidelines
Please submit your proposal using the on-line Proposal Submission Form.
Technical Sessions are typically 35 to 45 minutes, and are intended to present real applications with solutions that can be implemented immediately.
Each proposal can have up to two presenters; a principal Speaker and a Co-Speaker.
Each proposal is required to include the following:
1) Presentation Title
The title is often the primary reason participants decide to attend a presentation. It should be directly relevant to your presentation. The Title should contain 60 characters maximum, including spaces; Please use title case. This Means Using Capital Letters at the Start of the Principal Words (as in this sentence). Do not use all capital letters. Please note that the Conference reserves the right to revise a presentation title.
Please include at least 3 to 5 keywords or phrases.
Please choose the most appropriate Level of expertise for the audience.
Basic: Presentation will cover the core concepts. Participants will mostly be new to the field/topic.
Intermediate: Participants should have some experience and are seeking in-depth information.
Advanced: Participants are seeking to add to an already-deep understanding of the topic.
Please indicate who the most likely audience is for your presentation.
5) Who Should Attend
Limited to 500 characters, including spaces.
6) Focus Area
Please indicate the focus area that is most relevant to your topic.
Please describe what the participants will walk away with. If your proposal is selected, the "Take-Away" will be included in the preliminary program, on site program, and on the Web site. ; Limited to 1000 characters - including spaces; Please note that the Conference reserves the right to revise the Take-Away.
8) Presentation Abstract
The Abstract should identify the major concepts you wish to present and tie in with the Presentation Title. At the end of the presentation, what will participants learn? Elaborate on the take-aways by including forms, templates, lists, timelines, etc. ; Abstract must be in text format only, and cannot include graphs, tables, or charts. ; Minimum 1000 character, maximum 7000 characters, including spaces.; Presentation must be free from commercials.
9) Speaker's Biography
Limited to 7000 characters, including spaces.
10) Speaker's Photo
If your proposal is accepted, and if you would like to have your photograph included in the Conference Brochure, Website, etc., please upload a high resolution, minimum 600 dpi, color photo. Professional attire is required for the photo ( a rule of thumb for file size is 500 KB or more).
Note: Please note that the Conference reserves the right to revise the presentation title, take-away, abstract, an the length of presentation.