We are looking for inspired, passionate people who want to share their expertise at the conference.
Submissions end March 8th
Look for speaker announcements before March 30th
Terms and conditions
We’ve provided some specific guidelines to which you will give your commitment by agreeing below. If we select you as a speaker for MAPCON 2019, you will be committed to these terms and conditions:
Only speakers or panelists themselves may apply to speak at MAPCON 2019. Submissions from agents, PR firms, administrative assistants, etc. will not be considered.
If selected for a speaking opportunity at MAPCON 2019, the MAPCON Team will communicate directly with the speaker/panelists in lieu of a third party (agent, PR firm, administrative assistant, etc.) Furthermore, this will serve as the agreement between speaker and MAPCON. No other agreements will be issued.
In addition to speaking, all speakers, moderators, experts, and panelists are expected to submit their speaking materials (powerpoints or otherwise) no later than September 1, 2019.
SPEAKER TRAVEL AND COMPENSATION
Speakers are responsible for booking their own travel and accommodations.
Qualifications for speaking opportunities
- First-year MAPCON speaker
- 8-10 minute spotlight speaking the opportunity
- Second-year MAPCON speaker
- 21 minute featured speaking opportunity
Compensation will consist of the following:
- Spotlight speakers will receive a 60% discount off of a Plus Ticket.
- Featured speakers will receive one free Plus Ticket.
OTHER IMPORTANT CONDITIONS:
By agreeing to speak at MAPCON, you are granting MAPCON the right to use your name, image, bio and topic information in the promotion of the show and your session. This includes listings in the web site, promotional mailers/e-mails/newsletters, advertisements, the show directory/addendum and various other sources as to be determined by the MAPCON.
Mid-Atlantic Podcast Conference shall have the right and royalty-free license to sell or to produce and show a tape-delayed broadcast of the speaker’s session, or to the public generally, through streaming Internet video or DVD.
There is to be absolutely no selling by speakers on stage. Educate the audience; do not sell to them. Impress attendees with your knowledge and they will seek you out. Self-promotion is prohibited. Also, there are to be no political discussions or jokes and no foul language from speakers. If that is a problem, please do not confirm this agreement.
Please complete the fields below and confirm your agreement to the terms before you proceed to the rest of the submission form:
Here are some ideas for topics we look for from our MAPCON speakers:
- Community Building
- Getting Guests
- Better Audio Quality
- Mobile Recording
- Recording Studio Setup
- Show Notes Writing
- Live Streaming
- Audio Editing
- Being a Better Host/Interviewer
Please read the speaker agreement before signing up to speak at MAPCON5.
This is an application to speak, and we will pick out the best talks for the conference.