What conference organizers wish speakers knew

Event organizers featured in the podcast

Listen to the interview here: “What Conference Organizers Wish Speakers Knew

Question: What is the main reason you turn down a talk?

Question: Do you do blind voting of submission? Public voting or internal committee?

Question: How important it is for speakers to actually have their slides done before they get to the conference?

Question: When is the right time and the right way to bring up a topic of speaker compensation and travel or lodging expenses?

Question: I will use the “Dear John” letter, the speaker rejection letter. Do you actually encourage your speakers to continue submitting? Do you push them anyway?

Question: Does submitting talk proposals that was given at other conferences with positive feedback improved your chances of selection or does it harm your chances of selection?

Question: What is the one piece of advice that you wish speakers do?



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