Become a Speaker

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Speaker proposal submission is now CLOSED for the 2019 Conference.

Submissions for 2020 will be accepted starting June 1, 2019.


  • If you have already submitted a proposal for the upcoming year, please refrain from checking in on the status, due to the extremely high volume of entries we receive. We review all proposals carefully, and will reach out by October 1st directly if we find a fit, or have additional questions.
  • Please note that we reserve book sales for currently confirmed speakers only.
  • We do not have a waiting list for last minute speaking roles.
  • As a non-profit, our speaking roles are unpaid. If you require an honorarium to speak, please do not submit a proposal.
  • We do not accept proposals for keynote roles.
  • Once you have submitted a proposal, please refrain from emailing to check on the status of your entry. We will be in touch directly by November 1st if we’d like to invite you to join us this year.
  • PROPOSALS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED PAST SEPT 15th. 

Can’t find the info you’re looking for here? Email [email protected] OR  [email protected].

Please read all info above carefully prior to sending questions via email.