2019 IPI Conference & Expo Program Task Force Development Timeline

Submission Process, Evaluation and Notification Timeline

Below you will find key dates to help you know what to expect throughout the submission, evaluation and notification process, along with what happens once you are selected. These are concrete deadlines and we are unable to accommodate requests for special consideration or extensions.  

If you are invited to be a speaker, these dates must be met or the invitation to present can be revoked.  Your understanding and responsiveness is appreciated.
September 12, 2018 Call for Presentations for IPMI 2019 Opens
Close Date:  October 24th at 7:00 pm EDT
October 24, 2018 Last day to complete submissions for IPMI 2019 Call for Presentations
*must be complete by 7:00 pm EDT
October 24- November 27, 2018 Conference Program Task Force Reviews and Rates Submissions
*only complete submissions will be reviewed.
December 7, 2018 Official Invitation to Speak submission selection notification sent (via email)
December 21, 2018 Selected speaker(s) (including co-presenters) sign the electronic IPMI Speaker Agreement. Electronic document provided in the Speaker Service Center (SSC).  
*failure to do so by deadline will be an automatically revoke your offer to speak/present.
January 31, 2019 Book Hotel at IPMI Contracted Hotel
*hotel cutoff is May 21; however, this only guarantees rate if there is availability.  We strongly encourage you to book your hotel room(s) as soon as possible.
February 15, 2019 Register no later than this date to take advantage of early-bird rates plus 25% speaker discount.
March 8, 2019 IPMI will provide 2019 IPMI Conference & Expo Speaker PowerPoint template.  This template and any event branded slides must be used for all presentations.
April 9, 2019 Special request for onsite AV due to IPI (including "sound").  Any request after this date will not be guaranteed.
*To submit requests, access the Speaker Service Center (SSC)
April 9, 2019 Book Travel
May 8, 2019 Register no later than this date to be eligible for the 25% speaker discount
May 8, 2019 All Presentation handouts (i.e.- PDF's and PowerPoint's) must be uploaded in the SSC.

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