September 22-24, 2014 | Seattle, WA
The Institute for International Research (IIR) is currently seeking corporate practitioners, authors and experienced facilitators to present at the 2014 ProjectWorld ® & World Congress for Business Analysts® conference.
The event will take place in September, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. Exact Dates and Location will be announced in the coming weeks.
About this Unique Event
PW&WCBA is the industry's year round resource for gaining cutting-edge insights through C-Level case studies & corporate best practice presentations, exclusive Web Seminars, Learning Labs, and facilitated sharing sessions.
Who & What We're Looking For
Leaders of high profile, complex projects to share their story in an open forum with industry peers. We are also inviting highly experienced, unbiased project managers, program managers, portfolio managers, PMO heads, system engineers and business analysts. We are particularly interested in experienced corporate practitioners, industry experts and qualified facilitators sharing innovative case studies, techniques, templates that attendees can implements as soon as they get back to the office.
Each presentation should demonstrate actionable tangible takeaways. We are looking for presentations that will demonstrate how something went from concept to reality (what were the decisions you had to make along the way, why did you choose that route, what did you learn from it, what if anything would you do differently, what can the audience learn, where do you go from here?).
Please note: Decisions will be based on the alignment of the content with the 2014 agenda content, feedback from the event advisors as well as on industry recognition and/or personal references.
We Expect Our Speakers to Move Beyond the Fundamentals
2014 presentation topics include, but are not limited to:
BONUS: In addition to the exposure and honor of being a speaker, speakers will also FREE admission to the conference, access to post-conference web seminar series as well as any pre-conference activities (a $3,000+ value).
How to Get Accepted
Priority will be given to presentations that highlight NEW case studies on pushing beyond the PMBOK and BABOK, presenting new skills, techniques and best practices for today's PM and BA worlds. ONLY corporate/client-side speaker will be considered. If you are a consultant, solution provider, technology provider, analyst or consultant, please see sponsorship/exhibit section below.
Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities
If you are a vendor or solution provider and are interested in showcasing your organization's expertise - Please contact Jon Saxe, Senior Business Development Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or 646.895.7467 for more information.
If you were not selected to present and are a vendor or solution provider, you may qualify for additional speaking opportunities available through sponsorship.
Please submit the following to Romina Kunstadter, Conference Producer at email@example.com no later than Friday, January 17, 2014.
For proper consideration, please include the following information with your proposal:
- Proposed speaker name(s), job title(s), and company name(s)
- Contact information including address, telephone and e-mail
- Title and objective of presentation
- Please indicate which topic you plan to address and please indicate what is NEW about the presentation
- Summary of the talk
- What the audience will gain from your presentation (please list 3-5 key "take-aways")
- NEW FOR THIS YEAR: Please submit a short video telling us why you want to speak at PW&WCBA 2014 (optional, but preferred)
- Commercialism and self-promotion are NOT permitted or tolerated. If this happens, you will NOT be invited to return as a speaker.
- Travel, lodging and other expenses are the responsibility of the speaker.
Contact Kacey Anderson, Marketing Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Due to the high volume of response, we are unable to respond to each submission. All those selected to participate as speakers will be notified shortly after the deadline.
Thank you for your interest in ProjectWorld & World Congress for Business Analysts. We look forward to receiving your proposal!