Washington Region Vision Zero Summit
Thursday, March 19, 2020, 8:00 AM — The Milken Institute
Call for Speakers and Panels
Welcome! Please submit an abstract for consideration!
All proposals must be submitted by January 15. By submitting a proposal for consideration, you agree that if selected, you will be available to present during WABA’s 2020 Washington Region Vision Zero Summit on March 19th, 2020 between 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health.
- The Call for Speakers is open until January 15th.
- Speaker selection will take place in January.
- Speaker benefits include: waived registration, headshot and bio included in event materials, etc.
How speakers are chosen:
Proposals will be reviewed by WABA staff with input from Washington Region Vision Zero Summit Steering Committee members. The proposals are evaluated in whole or in part on the following criteria:
- Timeliness of the topic
- Speaker diversity: gender, race, ethnicity, age, disability, regional representation
- Balance of opinions (include opposing opinions as needed)
- Subject matter is cutting-edge or presents new ideas, presented in a creative and engaging way
- Topic is timely for the industry today and will attract attendees
- Abstract and title of the session demonstrate the intent concisely
- Learning objectives and learning level are well-defined and support each other
- Attendees will able to relate to the content and apply what they’ve learned in their role
- Technical accuracy
- Context of the issues including real-world case studies, examples, and stories
- Potential for audience interactive participation
- Speaker is knowledgeable, engaging and experienced on the topic submitted
- Overall quality of the written proposal
Code of Conduct
- Keep proposals free of marketing, sales, and vendor pitches
- We expect the speaker to honor his or her commitment to present the proposed subject session at the event
Read a recap of the 2019 event here.
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