Deadline: October 15, 2018


Subject: ‘Speaker name’ Symposium 2019 Submission




Our speakers are experts in the industry. As a speaker at CPAC’s 2019 Symposium, you’ll gain access to about 200 contingency professionals. Our conference speakers are able to:

  • Provide a fresh perspective

  • Raise awareness of contingency planning issues

  • Network with other speakers, attendees and exhibitors


Speaker Responsibilities

To be considered as a speaker for our conference, submit a brief abstract/synopsis of the presentation, a speaker biography and a photo. Please use the attached form to submit your presentation. (See below for submission format guidelines.) Remember to indicate your target audience: novice, intermediate, advanced or a combination of levels. Also, please note your speaking style. An audio or video tape may be submitted if desired. Incomplete Submissions Will Not Be Considered And Will Be Discarded. We must have all materials submitted in the proper format.

  • Please mark your calendars and, check with your management that you have permission to speak. We will notify you of your exact session time once the selection process has been completed. Allow 3-4 weeks after the submission deadline.

  • By submitting a call for presentations for CPAC's 2019 Symposium, you are committing your availability to the dates of the conference.

  • If the presentation is accepted, the speaker will be required to submit an electronic PowerPoint file using the designated conference logo for inclusion in the conference proceedings. 

  • Speakers understand that once the presentation has been accepted, no changes to the topic, format, number of presenters, or any other modifications to the original submission will be made without expressed written approval of CPAC.


Request for Submissions

If you are interested in presenting a session at CPAC's  2019 Symposium, please submit the required materials in the suggested format (guidelines below). Speakers will be notified when a decision is made. All decisions are final. We reserve the right to make reasonable changes to the title, description, track and speaker biography of successful submissions. 

Submission Format:


Submission MUST be completed and provided by email to, with the Subject: CPAC 2019 Presentation Submission <presenter last name>.    The synopsis and bio should be attached as a Word document,


PHOTO - .jpg format, 300 dpi resolution. Include full name with the photo. DO NOT embed photos in word documents.

INCLUDE presenters name, address and contact numbers.

SUBMISSIONS FROM PUBLIC RELATIONS FIRMS will not be accepted unless speakers’ contact information is included. 

All communication from CPAC will be directed to the speaker, not the PR firm.

SUBMISSIONS that are NOT SELECTED for CPAC's 2019 Symposium will not be held. Potential speakers must re-submit their information for any future conferences.



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