Call for Speakers

 

CatalystCon Call for Speakers

Submission deadline is March 15, 2017

 

Who can speak at CatalystCon?

We urge anyone who has something to share that will spark conversations in sexuality to submit a proposal. Whether you are an individual, therapist, sexuality educator, media specialist, or activist, you have a voice to be heard.

Please feel free to submit more than one session proposal.

Requirements

Speakers should prepare for sessions that run an hour and ten minutes, including at least 20 minutes of open discussion.  Panel submissions should consist of no more than four speakers (including a moderator, if applicable) and all speakers for panel sessions must be confirmed prior to submission.

Speaker submissions should be sent in plain text in the body of your email (no pdfs or word docs) and should include all of the following information:

Speaker Information

  • Name
  • Company name (if applicable)
  • Email
  • URL (if applicable)
  • Twitter/Facebook URLs (if applicable)
  • Bio (200 word max)
  • Photo (300-500px wide and may be included as an attachment)
  • Have you spoken/presented at a conference before?  If so please list. (maximum of three)

Session Information

  • Title of Session
  • Session description (250 word max)
  • AV requirements

Panel Information

All panelists must be confirmed. Panel submissions should consist of no more than four speakers (including a moderator, if applicable). Additional speakers will not be added after session has been accepted.

Please provide names, bios and links for each panelist:

  • Name
  • Email
  • URL (if applicable)
  • Twitter/Facebook URLs (if applicable)
  • Bio (200 word max)
  • Photo (300-500px wide)

Not sure what type of sessions are presented at CatalystCon?  Take a look at our CatalystCon Midwest 2016 Sessions.

Submissions must be received by no later than March 15, 2017.  

Email all submissions to: CatalystConSubmissions@gmail.com with title of session in the subject line.  If you are submitting more than one session please send in separate emails.

Speakers do not receive financial compensation. Each speaker will receive one complimentary registration to CatalystCon, however speakers are responsible for their own travel/lodging.

Proposals that do not follow the above format will not be considered.

 

 

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