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Call for Speakers


VPPPA REGION V Conference & Exposition

May 17 & 18

Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, Lake Geneva, WI


Conference Planning is underway for the 2017 VPPPA Region V Conference.  We’re expecting 300-500 attendees for this conference located in Lake Geneva. Conference workshops will be held on May 17th & 18th. 


If interested in presenting, please submit an application by October 31, 2016 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 Tamara Reiter (Tamara.Reiter@ge.com). 


Speaker Materials to Be Submitted:


Application Form (see below).

  1. 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.

  2. Workshop Objectives: Please provide three learning objectives for the workshop.

  3. 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,
Jan 25, 2017, 8:36 AM