ABOUT THE PRESENTER KIT

Supply Chain Week is intended to provide the opportunity for open dialogue around the creative exchange of ideas between like-minded professionals from all organizational sectors. Therefore, it is expected that all participants, in whatever capacity, maintain the highest level of ethical behaviour and display mutual respect and understanding.

Supply Chain Week is a non-commercial event. Participants, in whatever capacity, should refrain from the direct promotion of brand/product promotions. Presenters must not use the podium to promote products, services, or financial self-interest. The conference does not restrict or limit the attendance of any person regardless of race, national origin, sex, age, physical impairment, and social, political, economic, or religious conditions. Presenters will refrain from all overt statements or pointed humour that disparages the rightful dignity and social equity of any individual or group.

  • Total time allotted 90 minutes.
  • Presentations should be a maximum of 60 minutes in length with a 30-minute Q&A session to follow.
  • Presenters will repeat their session for two rounds to ensure attendees from all provinces and time zones have the ability to learn from your experiences.

ADDITIONAL GUIDELINES

  • All selection decisions will be made by the Supply Chain Canada Western Canada team and are final with no appeal.
  • Selected presenters will be contacted by the conference chair to coordinate logistics and final details.
  • Presentations should be a maximum of 60 minutes in length with a 30-minute Q&A session to follow. Total time allotted 90 minutes.
  • Limit to 1 or 2 slides for organizational and personal introductions.
  • Supply Chain Canada will provide access to virtual experience. Presenters are responsible for ensuring that they are in possession of a functioning computer, headset and microphone and adequate internet connectivity.
  • Once accepted, the presenter is responsible to participate in practice sessions the scheduled day prior to the conference. This is a test run or dry run of the presentation to check length, and technical functionalities.
  • Presentations must be submitted in the supplied PowerPoint format at least one week prior to the conference date.

COMPENSATION AND REMUNERATION

Because Supply Chain Canada is a not-for-profit, presenters do not receive any reimbursement except as follows:

  • Each presenter will be provided with
    two free conference registrations.

PREPARING SPEAKER PRESENTATIONS

Use the following guidelines to complete your submission:

1

SPEAKER(S) BIO

Use 150 words maximum (for each presenter) to describe your professional background and expertise related to the presentation.
2

SPEAKER(S) PHOTO

To be used in our promotional materials
3

REFERENCE(S)

If possible, please provide a reference, endorsement, or testimonial
4

ORGANIZATION INFO

Provide a brief description of your organization’s journey.
5

TITLE

Choose a presentation title that clearly describes your topic. If necessary, add a short tagline to expand on the discussion point.
6

ABSTRACT

Use 250 words maximum to describe what knowledge/skills attendees would take away from the presentation. Ensure you include details on results achieved and how they were obtained. Should your presentation be selected please be aware that this abstract will be reviewed and may be edited for publication on the conference website and in distributed materials.
7

PRESENTATION RATING

Indicate what attendee experience level is most aligned with your presentation.
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