Conference Speaker

Conference speakers are sourced and selected by WorldatWork to be partners in delivering exceptional learning experiences to those who attend our in-person and digital events. Following general guidelines convened in the event/content strategy, they deliver engaging sessions with an emphasis on sharing knowledge and practical solutions, connecting audience members and supporting a professional growth path of WorldatWork members. 

Key Responsibilities
  • Deliver an attendee experience using engaging and dynamic approaches with no selling or lead generation in the session.
  • Demonstrate deep subject knowledge, including key concepts, current and relevant applications, tools and techniques.
  • Share diverse perspectives through personal and professional experience that educates and enlightens.
  • Manage time allocation and expectations of participants during the session.
  • Engage participants in person or digitally (via Zoom or other digital platform).
  • Interact and network with attendees beyond your session delivery.
Qualifications (Selection Criteria)
  • Knowledgeable practitioner, consultant or service partner in identified field.
  • Prior impactful speaking experience in the relevant topic area.
  • Ability to express concepts clearly, accurately and in a manner that promotes active learning.
  • Pre-screening video may be required to assess delivery style, topic knowledge and depth of subject matter experience.
  • Technical overview for any digital platform required by WorldatWork for the session, including presentation, chat, breakouts and whiteboard functions.
  • WorldatWork will provide a branded PowerPoint template, which is required for session use, as well as presenter preparation guidelines and requirements overview.
Volunteer Benefits
  • Provides an opportunity to share your professional expertise, insights and experience to enrich other HR/Reward professionals and improve human capital outcomes.
  • Increase the visibility and recognition for you and your organization as a thought leader and expand your speaker network and connections.
  • A chance to give back and contribute to the evolution of your profession. 
  • Complementary event registration.
Agreements Required
  • WorldatWork Conference Speaker Agreement.
  • This role may require domestic or international travel.
  • Attend presenter training/preparation meeting.
  • Adhere to all submission deadlines for materials.
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