For deadlines and important dates, please see this page here.
Typical presenters at CCSA’s conference are individuals or groups of:
No. CCSA membership and/or exhibiting at the conference are not requirements for submitting a proposal to present.
Proposals will be reviewed by a committee made up of CCSA staff, advised by CCSA members when needed, with specific knowledge of the programming strands.
Reviewers are looking for proposals that meet the breakout session strands and topics expectations and are responsive to the criteria outlined in the CFP Guidelines. See “tips for presenters” page as well.
CCSA does not pay per diem, honoraria or expenses for breakout session speakers. Approved presenters are offered a discounted presenter registration rate when their presentation is accepted.
All presenters must be registered for the conference but are offered a discounted rate.
Discounted full conference registration:
|$450 before or on December 31, 2023
|$500 on or after January 1, 2024
Approved presenters can register at the discounted presenter rate by logging into the Presenter Portal. If you register prior to announcements and your proposal is accepted, we will honor the presenter rate and adjust your registration upon request; please email to make this change. For any registration questions, you can contact 800-280-6218.
Exhibitors: If you have not registered, please contact your Booth Manager to facilitate registration.
Year over year, attendees are consistent in for asking for presenter’s materials and providing feedback when they do not. Please upload your slide deck, handouts, and materials two weeks prior to the conference to ensure attendees have time to review as they are preparing their conference experience.
Once you have provided your initial presentation, you can continue to upload additional or updated files or URLs. Attendees will have the ability to download session files through the online program search on the conference website prior to and post conference.
To upload materials: Log into Presenter Portal and on the application home page, click on the "Upload Session Resources" link under your session title. Follow the instructions there to upload your file(s) or provide URLs.
You can continue to upload or replace uploaded files at any time, even after the conference.
Breakout rooms will typically be set with some classroom style seating (a narrow table with two chairs) and the rest theater (chairs), with a podium and head tables at the front, and a material table at the back.
CCSA provides the following audio-visual equipment for breakout session presentations:
Please note that the conference does not typically cover audio-visual fees beyond the standard set described above.
There is no dedicated internet in breakout rooms. Please be sure to download large files prior to arriving at the conference if you plan to share videos or large presentations during your session.