Here is a Link to our Speaker Proposal:
Valley Forge Human Resources Association,
invites you to submit a proposal to be a speaker at
Valley Forge HR Summit
Friday, October 26, 2018
Penn State Great
Valley Campus in Malvern, PA.
full day conference will be composed of a panel discussion and up to twelve (12)
presentations comprised of three to four concurrent sessions of 1 to 1.5 hours
are pleased to introduce this year’s Summit Theme:
THE TALENT SHOW
Speaker Application Process:
Your presentation should put the HR function into a business
perspective and be geared toward the Summit theme of “The Talent Show”.
As a speaker, how will your presentation allow the participants to
develop the skills and strategies to better align their contributions and
efforts with the needs of the business?
Every day Human Resource Professionals are striving to present the
best show possible and be a box office hit.
This year we want to provide our audience with the best practices to
help Human Resources professionals increase their show ratings. From recruiting a cast, to the opening act of
onboarding, thickening the plot to engage employees, taking cues to maintain
compliance, facilitating a succession plan of encores, to the curtain call of a
successful retirement. We’re looking for
show stoppers to present at our Talent Show this year!
Attracting top notch talent
Keeping actors engaged and “in
Ensuring your actors are
committed for the entire production!
Assisting talent to try out for “new roles”
Compensation & Benefits
Negotiating pay with your talent
More than just “Comps” – What
Benefits Motivate Your Talent?
Reward/award options for a successful
All productions need to watch
Sticking to the Script (Keeping
in Compliance with Legal Updates)
Understanding the fine print
Making sure you understand and
are aware of what is going on “behind the scenes”
Transitioning Between Acts (Change
Taking the Show on the Road (Dealing with
Mergers & Acquisitions)
HR as the Executive Producer (How HR
Creates and Leads Business Strategy)
2. Your Presentation Proposal: (please use the following format
& provide a response for each category)
Proposal as a Word Document (PDFs are difficult for us to process)
Your Name, E-mail Address and Phone Number
Name(s), Title(s), Company(ies), of Presenters
Title of Your Presentation
How does your presentation tie into the Summit “The Talent Show”
theme? Please list which theme your
presentation ties into.
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
What is the “wow factor” for your presentation, meaning what is
the one thing your attendees will walk away remembering?
What level of HR professional are you targeting: HR Coordinator, HR Manager/Director, Chief HR
Provide a session overview in 500 words or less. Describe the content of your presentation as
well as the method of delivery e.g. case study review, interactive exercise,
etc. Please provide enough information
for the reviewers to visualize your presentation.
Describe your expertise supporting the program you are presenting
and your ability to relate to an audience of HR professionals.
Please provide a brief biography (200 words or less) of each
speaker that can be used in our HRCI and SHRM submission and promotional
materials. A resume may be attached but can
only be used as supporting documentation.
If this presentation has been approved for HRCI and/or SHRM credits
please list the ORG or Program #, date and location as well as the hours
approved and type of credits (General or Business / CP or SCP).
3. Proposal Selection:
A panel of GVFHRA Summit planning members will review the
presentations based on the following criteria:
The degree to which the presentation supports one or more of
SHRM’s strategic, general, business or global area of HRCI and SHRM credits. Priority will be given to those sessions that
would potentially qualify for Business HRCI
Thoroughness of the submitted matter and proposal.
Quality of learning objectives.
Level of interactivity and method of diverse teaching styles.
Quality of takeaway tools offered to conference participants.
Appeal to a broad spectrum of attendees and present on topics in
HR including, but not limited to Organizational Development, Benefits,
Compensation, Legal Issues, Recruitment, Retention and Leadership Development.
Proposal by E-mail (in Word format) by May 25, 2018 to:
Stokes-Powers, GVFHRA Chapter Administrator
are limited to a maximum of two applications per individual or organization on
selected as a presenter, you will be required to provide your presentation
electronically by September 1st, 2018 and bring your presentation on
a flash drive on October 26th, 2018.
will provide flip charts and markers, microphone and sound for Power Point
presentations or video if requested.
housing and per diem costs, etc. are the sole responsibility of the speaker,
are responsible to get permission to use copyrighted materials.
will not reproduce handouts but will post handouts on the GVHRA Summit website
in advance of the program for participant download. If a speaker wishes to provide handouts, it
will be at your own expense.
Speakers will be eligible to attend
the remainder of the Summit (maximum of two active speakers per presentation)
for the entire Summit. A waived Summit fee includes access to
conference sessions, HRCI and SHRM credits, lunch and breaks. Any guest(s) of the speakers must register
and pay to attend the event.
to facility location rules, no books or other materials are permitted to be
sold at the HR Summit. There can be no
exceptions to this policy.
received after May 25, 2018 will be retained for future consideration either
for a GVFHRA Meeting presentation, Seminar, or for the 2019 GVFHRA Summit.
selection and notification is expected to be completed by mid-July 2018.
the following submission guidelines and sign and date in the area indicated
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
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
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
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.
Name and any
certification i.e. SPHR Date
SUBMISSIONS NEED TO BE SENT TO GVFHRA@AOL.COM
BY MAY 25th, 2018.
confirmation of receipt will be emailed back to you to confirm we have received
Here is a Link to our Speaker Proposal: