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Call for Speakers

VPPPA REGION V Conference & Exposition

May 22-24

Indianapolis Convention Center, Indianapolis, IN


Conference Planning is underway for the 2018 VPPPA Region V Conference.  We’re expecting 300-500 attendees for this conference located in Indianapolis, Indiana. Conference workshops will be held on May 23rd and May 24th. 

If interested in presenting, please submit an application by November 15th, 2017 for review by the Region V Conference Planning Committee.   The Conference Planning Committee is soliciting technically oriented, educating, and practical presentations that fulfill the needs of attendees from VPP sites and prospective VPP sites at all experience levels.  The conference objective is to give attendees the opportunity to:

• Build upon their skills and knowledge through education, networking, and sharing of VPP best

• Learn about practical solutions and continuous improvement examples

• Learn more about VPPPA and expand their network of VPP contacts


If you are interested or know of someone who might be a presenter at the conference, or if you have questions about preparing a proposal, topics for a presentation or just to ask questions, please complete the form below and contact Deborah Krajicek (dkrajicek@marathonpetroleum.com). 

Speaker Materials to Be Submitted:

Application Form (see attachment below).
Brochure Description:  Provide a description in sufficient detail for evaluating the content of the presentation and assessing the interest level for attendees. Please limit the description to 150 words or less.
  • Workshop Objectives: Please provide three learning objectives for the workshop.
  • Biographical Data:  For each speaker, include name, current position, and email
  • Length of Presentation Session: 50 minutes total 

Handouts: Speakers may provide handouts and may be asked to provide electronic versions to participants or the Conference Planning Committee.

William Linneweh,
Oct 10, 2017, 12:21 PM