Guidelines - How to Submit a Speaker Proposal
Deadline for Speaker Submissions is 15 March 2013
The Submission Form will ask for the following information:
1. Contact Information and Bio
Please provide full contact details plus a biography of up 150 words.
2. Title of your proposed presentation
This needs to stand-alone as well as with the session description, so keep it concise and relevant so delegates can easily understand what this session is about.
You need to decide in which area of expertise your session sits best - select one of the seven tracks listed – art, audio, business, coding, design, education, evolve, indie production
4. Presentation Format
You need to choose whether your session will be a Lecture or Panel.
5. Session Summary
This description will be used on the website and in promotinal materials so delegates can determine whether or not they should attend this session. It's really important that it is clearly written and that delegates can understand why this session will be interesting and exactly what they will get out of it. Please use third person and present tense. 200 words max.
6. Audience Level
Is your session aimed at all experience levels so no specific experience needed, intermediate - up to 5 years experience in this field or advanced - more than 5 years experience?
7. Intended Audience
Exactly who would benefit from attending this session - you can use job titles or specialist areas of responsibility or roles. Is there any prerequisite knowledge needed for understanding the content of this session?
8. Session Take Away
Exactly what will delegates learn in your session - please list as separate points.
9. Previous Speaking Engagements
Please tell us where else you have spoken - conference name, title of session and if possible any references. (please provide contact details for references)
At the end of every session, delegates are asked to evaluate it, these are the criteria by which you will be rated:
- Quality of the speakers' delivery and presentation skills
- Relevance of content to the audience and speaker's knowledge of the topic
- Whether the session met expectations - did it match the publicised session description?
- Quality of visual aids
Would they recommend this session to a colleague?
If you have any questions about your submission please contact Susan Marshall at: