Welcome Speakers!

The League of California Cities would like to thank you for your participation as a guest presenter at our upcoming 2021 Fire Chiefs Leadership Seminar being held at the Sheraton Universal City, December 8 - 9.

Included below are your key presenter deadlines as well as Cal Cities speaker agreement form. Please read through and complete the required fields in order to acknowledge your acceptance of the League of California Cities’ presenter guidelines. Providing your digital signature on this agreement allows Cal Cities to move forward with the planning and promotion of your session, as well as the publishing of your name and affiliation (note: your contact information is strictly confidential) on our website and in marketing materials.

Should you have any questions, please contact the education department at education@calcities.org.

PRESENTER DEADLINES

Complete the Speaker Agreement - Must be submitted no later than October 15 to be included in the program - see form below

Register for the conference and book a hotel room.

Please arrange to meet with the other speakers / moderator of the session regarding the details of your session. You will want to make sure everyone involved in the session knows what information each panelist will cover, work out the order of speakers, decide how you will handle speaker introductions, and coordinate your PowerPoint presentation.

Submit Presentation Materials

Speaker Information

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Audiovisual Requirements

All meeting rooms will be equipped with the following audiovisual equipment:

  • Standing lectern and head table for panelists
  • A Laptop (PC with PowerPoint)
  • An LCD projector and screen (screen size is 16:9)
  • A podium microphone
  • Head Table microphone(s)

Please advise if you will require any of the following additional items for your presentation:

Session Material and/or Powerpoint

Materials will be distributed electronically and made available online. The material contained in your presentation should represent valuable and balanced information related to various aspects of the session topic area. Presentations should not be used as a vehicle to promote a specific commercial application or solution. All session materials are due to Cal Cities staff in a Microsoft format or PDF file by Monday, November 29, and all posted materials will be as PDF. We may offer the conference materials in a variety of formats: Cal Cities website, social media outlets, podcasts, or shared in e-mail discussion groups.

PRESENTERS MUST BRING THEIR ELECTRONIC PRESENTATIONS
ON FLASH DRIVE TO THEIR CONFERENCE SESSION.

Speaker Travel Policy

The League of California Cities is a not-for-profit association, and to keep registration costs as low as possible is unable to provide any reimbursement of expenses, travel, or other compensations. The success of our program depends on the efforts of practicing professionals, like you, who are willing to volunteer their time to professional education.

COVID-19

Although Cal Cities is taking steps to promote the health and safety of conference attendees amidst the global COVID-19 pandemic, Cal Cities cannot guarantee that attendees will not be exposed to or infected by COVID-19. By checking this box and attending this conference, you agree that: (1) you understand and appreciate the contagious nature of COVID-19, (2) you are voluntarily assuming the risk that you may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19, and that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness and/or death, and (3) you hereby release Cal Cities from any and all liability for exposure or harm due to COVID-19.

Speaker Acknowledgement and Agreement

My signature below warrants that all of the materials provided for the program do not violate any copyright or other proprietary rights of others; that the materials are my own original work; that I assign to the League of California Cities a nonexclusive copyright of the material for purposes of reproducing, distributing and/or selling the materials in any format to any audience.

I hereby acknowledge that the League of California Cities may photograph, video or audio record my presentation. I understand that any photograph, film or recording of my presentation will only be captured onsite by the League of California Cities. (NOTE: Cal Cities does not permit audio/video capture of any type by session participants, attendees or outside organizations without the advanced and express written permission of Cal Cities Education Department.)

Signature

Please double check your name, title, and organization as this is how you will be recognized on the website and in materials.