Call for Speakers: FEI’s Annual Summit Leadership Conference

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Call for Speakers: FEI’s Annual Summit Leadership Conference

FEI’s Annual Summit Leadership Conference
June 2-3, 2014 | Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center | National Harbor, MD
 
 
Since 1931, Financial Executives International (FEI) has strived to bring together thought leaders and peers for information-sharing educational events. Now in its 81st year, the FEI Summit Leadership Conference continues this mission by delivering a two-day program to more than 800 senior-level financial executives (FEI members and nonmembers) that will address the challenges and opportunities facing financial executives, providing tangible action items and takeaways.
 
The 2014 Summit Leadership Conference will be held near the nation’s capital and will focus on Innovations in Finance. FEI is currently seeking experienced speakers to address the following topics:
 
Leadership Strategies
Dedicated to non-technical accounting skills in the areas of communication, active listening and other soft skills.
 
Finance and Accounting
Focused sessions that engage attendees in discussion on technical accounting and finance issues.
 
Digital Technology
Centered on technology issues and trends for senior-level financial executives; may also include topics such as Corporate Performance Management (CPM); cyber-security and other technology-related issues.
 
Governance, Risk and Compliance
Spotlights issues related to corporate governance, enterprise risk management and corporate compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
 
FEI encourages you to participate in this must-attend annual event by submitting a proposal to speak, suggesting a topic you would like to address, or by recommending a high-caliber presenter with whom you are familiar and providing their contact information.
 
Proposals will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
  • Past experience as a speaker at national events and Proven track record as an “audience engager.” Please feel free to share past evaluation scores, comments or recommendations.
  • Ability to share best practices and innovative tactics implemented or to be implemented in the field of finance and accounting.
  • Capability to address issues that are critical to the finance and accounting profession.
NOTE: Service providers are requested to provide a current practitioner with whom they will be co-presenting.
 
 
All confirmed speakers/facilitators will receive a full complimentary registration for the 2014 Summit Leadership Conference.
 
Important submission milestones include:
Deadline for submission of proposals
December 31, 2013
Proposals reviewed by FEI’s 2014 Summit Leadership Conference Advisory Council and staff
January 6-17, 2014
Invitations issued to selected speakers
January 20-24, 2014
Email notification to speakers who were not selected
February 3-7, 2014