Important information

The Call for Speakers closes Friday, November 16, 2018 at 5:00 PM EST.
If you are selected as a speaker, you will be notified by November 30, 2018.
All sessions will have full audio-visual capability, so you may use multimedia in your presentation.  
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Thank you to all applicants!

* 1. Contact information:

* 2. About my session:

* 3. My topic is related to / My area of expertise is:

* 4. Session title:

* 5. Session abstract (max 200 words):

* 6. The content of this session should be considered:

* 7. If you would like to assign a point of contact for this application other than yourself, please enter contact information:

* 8. If your session is a panel discussion, please provide names and email addresses of panelists (maximum three)

* 9. Please provide a brief biography, which will be published if you are selected as a SUMMIT participant:

* 10. Please provide a link to your headshot, which will be published if you are selected as a SUMMIT participant:

* 11. Please provide links to your social media sites to help us promote your session, if you are selected as a SUMMIT participant:

* 12. What is the biggest challenge in payments today, and what opportunities do you see emerging?

* 13. By submitting this application, I agree and consent to the following SUMMIT speaker waiver:

I acknowledge that Canadian Payments Association (d.b.a. Payments Canada) (“Payments Canada”) will be recording all presentations at The Payments Canada SUMMIT (the “SUMMIT”) being held at the Beanfield Centre in Toronto on May 14-16, 2019 and that Payments Canada will make such presentations publicly available to the payments industry after or contemporaneously with the SUMMIT.
In consideration of the platform provided to me, I grant Payments Canada the right to record, stream, film and photograph my presentation at the SUMMIT and to distribute, broadcast, edit or otherwise disseminate it without further approval from me, in whole or in part, throughout the world, in perpetuity, for non-commercial, educational purposes including on Payments Canada’s website, social media feeds, or otherwise. This grant to Payments Canada includes the right to use the presentation alone or together with supporting information such as my name, photo, and biographical data and all or any portion of any written materials accompanying my presentation. I understand that my presentation and supporting materials will be attributed to me and that I will continue to own the ideas and concepts presented and may present them elsewhere without restriction.
I affirm that I have the full power and capacity to grant these rights and releases. I have all required rights to the presentation and supporting materials or will otherwise advise Payments Canada in writing. The use of the presentation or any supporting materials will not violate the rights of any third party. If a third party claims that the use of the presentation or any supporting materials violates its rights, I agree to cooperate with Payments Canada to defend or otherwise respond to such claim.