© ISACA Silicon Valley Chapter 2019

Call for Speakers

Do you have a great idea to share?

Please submit you proposal along with the following information by clicking the "Interested in Speaking" button below or email us at theboard@isaca-sv.org.

  1. Proposed Title

  2. Description of the presentation

  3. Audience Takeaways

  4. Speaker Name

  5. Speaker Bio

Proposals are considered for 45mins sessions with 10mins Q&A.

 

Benefits of Speaking

ISACA-SV is one of the largest chapters with more than 1100 members and is a leading provider of knowledge, community, advocacy and education on information systems assurance and security, enterprise governance of IT, and IT-related risk and compliance. Speakers associated with ISACA conference are similarly recognized as industry leaders and subject matter experts.

  • All selected speakers receive a complimentary registration to the conference

  • Speakers gain increased visibility throughout the ISACA chapter community.

  • Speakers and their companies and organizations are included in promotional information sent to chapter constituents via hard copy brochures and other marketing material, web site, press releases and other publicity outlets.

  • Speakers have the opportunity to network with peers and other professionals at specifically designed points throughout the event.

  • Speakers can prove their value, expertise, knowledge and acumen by presenting relevant and timely subjects in an effective manner, often leading to business development.

 

How Speakers Are Chosen

Proposals are reviewed by ISACA’s subject matter experts. During the process, we vet the potential speaker, not the speaker’s company or organization. ISACA expects the speaker to honor his or her commitment to present the proposed session at the subject event. The proposals are evaluated in whole or in part on the following criteria:

  • Subject matter is cutting-edge or presents new ideas, presented in a creative and engaging way

  • Topic is timely for the industry today and will attract attendees

  • Abstract and title of the session demonstrate the intent concisely

  • Learning objectives and learning level are well-defined and support each other

  • Attendees will able to relate to the content and apply what they’ve learned in their roles

  • Technical accuracy

  • Context of the issues including real-world case studies, examples, and stories

  • Potential for audience interactive participation

  • Speaker presentation skills and experience

  • Speaker is knowledgeable, engaging and experienced on the topic submitted

  • Speaker industry leadership

  • Education focus devoid of overt and covert commercialism

  • Overall quality of the written proposal

  • The content provides a thought-leadership perspective for the conference attendees