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NYC SHRM Annual Conference Speaker Proposal Form
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Friday, April 5, 2019

       Convene, 117 West 46th Street
 New York, NY 10036


This proposal form DOES NOT offer you the ability to log in and out -- once started, you will need to COMPLETE IN FULL. To submit your proposal to present, we recommend the following steps:

  • Print out a sample form and use it for planning the data you will submit.
  • Complete the Speaker Proposal in its entirety.
  • Move to the next data field by using your "tab" key.
  • Do not use bullets or numbering - They will corrupt your submission file
  • All content must be submitted using the proposal form. DO NOT attach extra pages.
  • Review for accuracy, grammar and spelling as the information provided will be printed in brochures, publications, on the website, and on the mobile app.
  • If submitting proposals for multiple topics, complete a separate Speaker Proposal for EACH presentation proposed.


If you have not previously presented at a NYC SHRM event, please provide two references from other conferences or events where you have presented.

Please include Name, Company, Title, Phone Number and Email.

If there will be a Co-Presenter for your session, please complete the following information.
Give serious thought to your session topic, title, description and objectives. If you are selected as a speaker, this information will be used for promotional purposes and may not be changed later. *Title of Session is limited to 10 words or less.
This is a descriptive paragraph of your session. Please DO NOT USE bullets or numbered items in your description. *The paragraph must be 65 words or less.


These 3 learning objective statements (brief points specific to your session content) are VERY IMPORTANT:

  • HR Certification Institute and SHRM base their approvals for HR credit on the information you provide here. All programs will be considered, however those that are aligned with HRCI and SHRM credit are preferred. Please review these links for descriptions of programs that may be approved for credit. HRCI Body of Knowledge. SHRM Body of Compentency and Knowledge.
  • DO NOT use bullets or numbers.
  • Plain text only.

After this session, attendees will be able to:

Has your presentation been previously approved by HRCI or SHRM for credits? If so, please provide the program ID.
Briefly list your experience and accomplishments that relate to your topic - to be published on the website, in email marketing and submitted to HRCI and SHRM certifying bodies. *DO NOT use bullets or numbering. Limit 100 words.
Briefly list your experience and accomplishments that relate to your topic - to be published on the website, in email marketing and submitted to HRCI and SHRM certifying bodies. *DO NOT use bullets or numbering. Limit 100 words.

All concurrent session rooms will be equipped with the following:

  • LCD Projector for PowerPoint
  • Screen(s)
  • Wireless Lavaliere Microphone

Laptops will not be provided. If your presentation includes a PowerPoint, you are responsible for supplying a laptop with your presentation loaded.

Other equipment may be available by special request and may incur an equipment charge. Note that flipcharts are discouraged however; a white board is available. Indicate your request and, in the event that you are invited to speak, a staff person will contact you.

The Conference will produce an online, password-protected web page available to registered attendees that features pdf files of speakers' materials.

Will you be willing to submit a PDF of your presentation or handouts for inclusion on the Online Session Collateral Site?

Attendees tell us how much they appreciate having hard copy handouts for taking notes in the sessions.

Do you plan to supply handouts for your session?

Please provide the information below, as appropriate:
While you may not use your session to market products or services, the Conference offers opportunities for added visibility as a sponsor or exhibitor in the Exhibit Hall (HR Solutions Center). Please help us manage our resources - if you commit to Sponsoring/Exhibiting at the conference, our marketing team will contact you. If you do not intend to participate in the Exhibit Hall, select SPEAKING ONLY below. Is your company interested in any of the following options?

If selected, I understand that I will not receive a fee or expenses paid for my presentation. I agree to adhere to the schedule furnished by New York City SHRM. I understand that my presentation is not a showcase for promotion of my business, practice or product, and I will not “sell” my company, products or services from the New York City SHRM Annual Conference speaker platform.  Additionally, I will not solicit attendee contact information in my session. I understand that New York City SHRM is not responsible for shipping and/or printing charges. I agree to follow the regulations set forth in this agreement.

Please type your full name and birth month below if you agree (ex: John Smith, September).

I agree to indemnify and hold New York City SHRM harmless from any claim, demand, loss, liability, damage or expense arising in any way from my participation as a Speaker.

Please indicate how you heard about speaking opportunities at the New York City SHRM Annual Conference.
I understand that NYC SHRM owns all photos and videos taken at the April 5, 2019 Conference and has the right to use them in marketing materials, on the website or in future email communications.     

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