Speaker Proposal Form

Contact Information

Presenter Information

Presentation Information

List the learning objectives of your presentation.  Please complete the following sentence:  “Following my presentation, participants will be able to…”  Please submit 3 learning objectives describing the following (required to obtain HRCI and SHRM credits):

  • The outcomes you plan to achieve.

  • How your presentation will change the participant’s behavior, to do something better or do something differently.

  • Will the participant be able to use the information you present immediately?

  • What is the “wow factor” for your presentation, meaning what is the one thing your attendees will walk away remembering? 

  HR Coordinator
  HR Manager/Director
  Chief HR Officer

Please review the following submission guidelines and sign and date in the area indicated below:

As the primary presenter for this proposed session, I have thoroughly read the submission guidelines, selection criteria, and terms for speaker compensation.  I understand and agree that I will be responsible for communicating in a timely manner with the Greater Valley Forge HR Summit Committee, and co-presenter(s) regarding information about my presentation.  I understand the following:

  • The Greater Valley Forge HR Summit Committee has final determination of the format and length of my session.

  • I am responsible for adhering to the Call for Presentation deadlines and guidelines for submission outlined in this document.  If I fail to do so, the Greater Valley Forge HR Summit Committee reserves the right to remove my session from the Summit program.

  • I am responsible for submitting presentation materials and handouts prior to the Summit for inclusion on the Greater Valley Forge HR Summit website. All final presentation materials and a head shot (.jpeg) are due by September 1, 2018.

  • Greater Valley Forge HR Summit Committee will not produce any handouts for distribution at the Summit.  I am responsible for preparing handout materials for my session attendees. 

  • I grant permission for GVFHRA to reproduce and distribute session handouts prior to, during and after the conference.  All Summit materials will be provided on the Registrant website two weeks prior to the Summit for the attendees to download.

  • GVFHRA and SHRM programs are non-commercial forums.  The direct promotion of products and services is prohibited.

  • I, and my co-presenter (if applicable), grant permission for my Summit presentation to be video or audio-taped.

  • I am responsible for obtaining permission to reproduce my handouts if they are copyrighted.

  • I agree to refrain from overt statements, harsh language, or pointed humor that disparages the dignity and social equity of any individual or group.

  • I agree to bring a back-up copy of my presentation on a flash drive on the day of the Summit.

  • If I am unable to present my program on the day of the Summit, I will notify GVFHRA as soon as possible and will offer a suggestion of a replacement speaker that could present my materials or another program of comparable professional level and topic.


I agree with the terms and conditions outlined above in this Call for Summit Proposals.

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