2023 Speaker Guidelines

If you would like to speak

Please send a 100-word abstract of your proposed presentation to David Parkes (dparkes@divercertification.com) by February 5, 2023.  If your proposal is accepted, we will require an electronic copy of your complete presentation by March 15, 2023.  To ensure that you have a copy that will work with our equipment, please bring a copy of your PowerPoint slides, if applicable, on a thumb drive (USB) with your to the conference.

Presentations - Format

All presentation at the CUCE encourage audience participation as much as possible.

Speakers are encouraged to limit their presentation to 20 - 25 minutes in order to allow for a ten-minute Q & A period.  If a presentation requires additional time, please contact the conference coordinator to discuss the possibility of a longer time slot.

Participants may speak either from their own notes or with the assistance of a Power Point presentation and both hand-held and lanolier microphones are available.


All speakers will receive a complimentary full registration package (including one ticket to the Awards Banquet); however, we ask that all speakers register via the registration link on this website (click the "Registration" menu item at the top of the page) to ensure that all of your contact information is on file.

Additional Information

You will also be asked to provide a brief biography for use in introducing you prior to your presentation (please specify your preferred Prefix/Name/Title/Affiliation) by March 15, 2023.