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About the ALA Annual Conference & Expo
ALA is the premier association for legal management professionals, with nearly 9,000 members worldwide. The pinnacle of ALA’s professional development offerings is the Annual Conference & Expo, which brings together more than 1,500 members and business partners for a comprehensive four-day program of education and varied networking events.

Call for Speakers
As we look forward to celebrating ALA’s 50th anniversary, we are building out a vibrant 2021 Annual Conference & Expo, which will be held April 25-28 at Chicago’s Navy Pier.

What We’re Looking For
Our goal is to deliver excellent educational content for legal management professionals with programs tailored to specific job functions, firm size and seniority. We aim to help our members make an impact in their role today and to prepare them for what they need to know tomorrow.

To be considered to speak at the conference, please complete this online form. The deadline to submit is June 12, 2020, 5 p.m. Central.

You will be notified by October 30, 2020, if you have been selected.

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* 1. Contact Information of the Submitter (Presenter/Moderator/Primary Contact)

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* 2. Please share your social media information:

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* 3. How many years of professional experience in legal administration do you have?

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* 4. Please provide a bio (narrative form, max. 200 characters):

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* 5. Will multiple people be presenting in this session?

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* 6. Contact Information of the Second Presenter (if applicable):

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* 7. Contact Information of the Third Presenter (if applicable):

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* 8. Please select the core competency that you would like to speak to:

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* 9. What is the working title of your proposed session?

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* 10. In 300 characters or less, tell us about your proposed session:
This summary should clearly convey the content and scope of the session, giving the reader a good idea of who would benefit from attending and why.

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* 11. What will be the key takeaways/learning outcomes for those who attend your session?
Provide a maximum of 5 bullet points that state what attendees will learn; what they will be able to put into action after your session.

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* 12. Why are you the best person to lead this session or speak on this topic?

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* 14. Program Format:
We are seeking presenters who have experience or are open to exploring different models of education and learning. Please check the formats that you are comfortable with.

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* 15. Do you have a finalized case study you can present?

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* 16. Please provide a brief description of the example/case study you can share (if applicable):

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* 17. Please provide links to video footage of previous speaking engagements (if available):

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* 18. As a nonprofit Association, we have the ability to offer speakers a complimentary registration to the conference, but hotel and travel costs are the responsibility of the speaker. Occasionally, exceptions are made. If you would like an exception to be considered, please specify what costs you would like covered.

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* 19. Past speaking experience — Reference One:

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* 20. Past speaking experience — Reference Two:

Thank you for your completing the ALA Call for Speakers form.

You will be notified by October 30, 2020, if you have been selected.


Good luck with your submission!

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