Submissions due February 26, 2020

Please follow the instructions and guidelines below to submit your proposal.

  1. Access the speaker proposal submission site.
  2. Login or create an account to get started.
  3. Once logged in to your profile, click "Create Proposal" to start your submission.
  4. Enter all of the required information on each tab and finalize your submission. There are six (6) required fields that must be completed before submitting a proposal. Be prepared to enter information into each of the following fields:
    • Biographical Information (including any co-presenters)
    • Session Information
    • Content and Target Audience
    • Room Set-Up and Audio Visual
    • Video Sample (All first time IEC speakers are required to submit a video.)
    • Speaking Fee
  5. Proposals must be finalized and submitted online on or before 11:59 PM EDT on February 26, 2020. IEC does not accept late submissions.
  6. You may identify up to three (3) co-presenters, in addition to the primary presenter, for each proposal. You must include the following information for the primary presenter and each co-presenter at the time you submit your proposal: 
    • First and last name 
    • Job title
    • Company
    • E-mail address
  7. You must be available to present at any of the following times:
    • Thursday, October 29, 7:30 a.m.–11:00 a.m.
    • Friday, October 30, 1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
  8. Once you submit a proposal, you will not be able to make edits or changes. If you need to modify or cancel a proposal after submitting, please contact
  9. All submitters will receive an email notification confirming submission and whether his or her proposal has been accepted or declined.
  10. We suggest you keep a copy of your proposal(s) for your records. IEC will not send you a copy of your proposal(s).
  11. By submitting, you affirm that you own or otherwise have the right to use the proposed content. You further affirm that you have the right to give consent to publish the content. 
  12. By submitting a proposal, you grant IEC permission to share your presentation with IEC Convention & Expo attendees.

Contact Patrick Merkel, Director of Education, at