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Call for Speaker Proposals

Speaking at Chief Learning Officer events is a great way to represent and showcase your organization’s success. We invite you and your colleagues to submit a proposal for our upcoming events. For consideration as a speaker, please complete the proposal form below. When an appropriate opportunity presents itself, a member of the events department will be in touch. If you have questions, please contact us

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Frequently Asked Questions

What Chief Learning Officer speaking opportunities are available?

  • Spring 2015 CLO Symposium — April 13-15 | Miami, Florida
  • Fall 2015 CLO Symposium — Oct. 12-15 |Cedar Creek, Texas
  • CLO Breakfast Club Philadelphia — April 22
  • CLO Breakfast Club Dallas — April 30
  • CLO Breakfast Club Atlanta — May 5
  • CLO Breakfast Club Chicago — Spring 2015
  • CLO Breakfast Club Boston — Fall 2015
  • CLO Breakfast Club San Francisco — Fall 2015
  • CLO Breakfast Club Washington DC — Fall 2015
  • CLO Breakfast Club New York City — Sept. 15
  • Chief Learning Officer Webinars

Each CLO Symposium offers a mix of innovative and thought provoking sessions delivered by practicing corporate learning and development professionals, director level and above. The enterprise learning topics include leadership development, learning delivery, management, measurement, performance management, succession planning, technology and emotional intelligence.  

Power Hour Plus sessions are 15 minutes in length and preformed from the Symposium main stage. Power Hour talks take a story telling approaching focusing exclusively on one initiative you’ve focused on within your organization.

Panel sessions are comprised of panel learning leaders and industry experts and occur from Symposium main stage. Each panel discussion focuses on a top of mind topic that can’t be easily solved by one or two individuals, but a collection of experts.

Workshops are 60 minutes in length and delivered to an intimate group of learning leaders in individual breakout rooms. These sessions are interactive between the presenter and audience consisting of both presentation and facilitated discussion.

Chief Learning Officer webinars are informative 60-minute case studies sharing your team or organization’s success story in delivering an enterprise learning strategy. Accepted webinar topics mirror those outlined for CLO Symposium sessions.

The CLO Breakfast Club Series is a morning long interactive discussion that incorporates learning experts and local practicing corporate learning leaders. Each season the rotating discussion panel will discuss a pre-identified topic in depth.

What do you look for in a speaker?
We look for speakers that have a great story to share with the Chief Learning Officer community.  All presenters must be practicing HR executives, director level or above. 

Consultants and solution providers are invited to submit proposals in conjunction with a specific sponsorship opportunity. We request that your clients directly submit their proposal or connect with our event sales manager who will follow up with more information.

When are speaker proposals due?

  • Monday, Dec. 22  Monday, Dec. 15 —  2015 Spring CLO Symposium and Spring CLO Breakfast Club Series
  • Monday, June 1 — 2015 Fall CLO Symposium and Fall CLO Breakfast Club series
  • Year Round — Chief Learning Officer Webinars

How many speaking slots are available?
CLO Symposium has approximately 10-15 available speaking slots (exact number determined by agenda). Each CLO Breakfast Club event has two available moderator slots. Chief Learning Officer webinars are limited to two speaking slots each.

What resources are offered to speakers?
Selected speakers are offered complimentary event registration and listings in event publications and websites.