PMI Willamette Valley Chapter

Call for Speakers

Call for Virtual Speakers for 2020 PMC

Conference Dates: October 1-2, 2020

Thank you for applying for either Keynote Speaker or Presenter. What are the differences between a Keynote Speaker and Presenter? Keynote Speakers are professional public speakers who receive compensation. Presenters are not paid, however, PMIWV offers a honoraria through a signed contract. Presenters can be project managers, business analysts, field managers, or others who offer enriching presentation aligned with our conference theme:

Powering the project economy by being successful in the new paradigm of people, processes, and business enviornment. 

* Keynote Speaker or Presenter contracts do not apply to vendors. For vendors to become speakers, they must be a sponsor of this event. 

Please note: If you are a project manager who is a member of PMI and PMIWV, and are selected as a speaker or presenter, you can earn 3 Professional Development Units (PDUs) for presenting. Two PDUs for preparation and one PDU for presenting, including the contract honorarium.

 

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Thank you for submitting your proposal to PMIWV.org. If you are selected we will contact you by email for action and key dates. We ask you to be flexible for assigned dates (October 1 or 2, 2020) and times (8:00, 9:00, 10:00 or 11:00 am).  

Please note the following:

1. PMIWV will pay Keynote Speakers a contracted professional fee and a contracted honorarium to presenters. PMIWV will not pay for travel expenses as this is a virtual conference.

2. The speaker and presenter will provide a photo of professional appearance. Color or black and white photos are acceptable. 

3. The speaker and presenter will provide an electronic version (PDF) of their presentation material to be posted on PMIWV's website.

4. The speaker and presenter agree that PMIWV can post their recorded webinar presentation on PMIWV's  website. 

5. Vendors may apply to be speakers based on sponsor contract allowances.

6. An invitation letter will be sent to you, including the agreement to be signed and emailed to vpprograms@pmiwv.org.

7. This Call for Speakers closes on August 1, 2020. An extension may be available upon request.

8. If you are interested and have questions on how to conduct an effective webinar, follow this link to GoToWebinar video that introduces you to best practices:  Webinar_Move-Your-In-Person-Event-Online

9. Looking for suggested PowerPoint templates, consider GoToWebinar resource:  https://blog.gotomeeting.com/10-elements-you-need-for-a-kick-ass-webinar-slide-template/

10. Professional photos: About 400-600 pixels wide for a large image, 100-200 for a thumbnail image. 72 DPI, JPEG, 20-200K size