Become a Speaker

Speaker proposal submission is now open for the 2021 Virtual Conference

Submissions will be accepted through July 16th.


Key Info:

  • Submissions open – June 11, 2021
  • Deadline for Submissions – July 16, 2021
  • Submitters notified of status – week of July 26, 2021
  • Most sessions last 30-45 minutes, and no more than 1 hour
  • All submissions should be made online. You cannot save your online submission once you have started

Please download our word document to help you prepare your submission prior to entering online

Questions? Email Lisa Grover

  • Session Speaker

  • 500 characters max, may include links to additional information
  • Please enter a number from 1950 to 2028.
  • References

  • List a presentation you have done in the past and a pair of references who attended your presentation.

  • Presentation Description

  • Please provide a description of your proposal. This is important in the evaluation your proposal. If accepted, it will become the basis for promotional material.
  • Learner Outcomes

  • In this section, we are looking for measurable results that will come from your presentation ‐‐ what the learner will be able to do after attending your presentation. Please list at least two, but no more than three measurable outcomes; proposals will not be considered without valid Learner Outcomes.

    Learner outcomes are best expressed by using active verbs such as: identify, discover, practice, describe, chart, define, list, etc. For example: By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to list ways to increase client retention.

  • Track / Topic

  • Select the track for which your submission is intended. Please visit for an overview of the tracks. (Select all that apply)
  • Finalize

  • You must have completed all the required steps before you can finalize the proposal. Once you have submitted your complete proposal submission, you will receive an automatic confirmation email.

    • Once a proposal is finalized, you cannot go back and make changes
    • SIAA will notify speakers of their status on or before July 30, 2021