Conference speakers prepare and present industry findings on leading-edge research, innovative techniques and emerging trends through case studies, panel discussions and how-to models. They support WorldatWork’s mission by providing practitioners with training and education to effectively design and implement strategies and practices in total rewards, including compensation, benefits, work-life, recognition and career development. Check for open calls for proposals on our events webpage.
- Design, submit for consideration and present a dynamic presentation.
- Adhere to all deadline schedules outlined by WorldatWork regarding biographies, speaker agreements, presentation materials and audio/visual requests.
- Arrange all necessary travel arrangements.
- Validate all conference needs and information prior to departure.
- Arrive to the presentation room early to check technology and room setup.
- Respond and network with attendees.
Qualifications (or selection criteria):
- Extensive knowledge of relevant and current topical area within total rewards.
- Public speaking experience preferred.
- Conference workshop sessions are 60 to 90 minutes, with additional time needed for setup.
- Conference forum sessions typically are three hours, with additional time needed for setup.
- Book signings, if applicable, typically are 30 to 60 minutes.
- Continuous communications for presentation preparation from time of selection through delivery.
- Online speaker reference guide.
- Receive complimentary conference/event registration.
- Network with the most influential HR and total rewards practitioners, academics and consultants.
- Gain recognition by sharing your expertise and taking your place among our profession’s experts.
- Earn credits toward your WorldatWork Society recertification.
- Contribute to the body of knowledge for the HR and total rewards professions.
- Reimbursement for up to two nights of lodging at the group rate in a designated event hotel for practitioners, academics or nonprofit organization representatives. Consultants and service providers are ineligible for lodging reimbursement.