Speak at bbcon
The submission deadline is now closed.
An important part of what makes bbcon great is our amazing lineup of speakers and presenters! If you’re a thought leader, industry expert, tech guru, Blackbaud solution user, or a social good enthusiast, then submit a proposal to be a speaker at bbcon 2020 Virtual on October 6–8, 2020.
Be sure to review the submission guidelines prior to submitting your proposal.
The deadline for submitting proposals closed on March 27, 2020.
Blackbaud will review and evaluate each session proposal using the following criteria:
Each Conference session will be 45 or 60 minutes long. Please keep these lively and engaging, and PowerPoints should be easy to follow.
Due to the significant number of submissions we receive each year, not every submission can be selected. Strong speaker submissions will include:
Tips and Tricks on how to Write an Awesome bbcon Session Proposal
Caroline Stallings, Director of Corporate Communications at Blackbaud and a member of the bbcon content review team shares her tips and tricks on writing an awesome session proposal.
"I love this part of my job. I truly look forward to reviewing session proposals because this content becomes the foundation of the experience at bbcon 2020. If you want to cut through all the noise, here are a few tips to keep in mind when crafting your session proposal."
January 27–March 27, 2020
The submission period for speaker proposals will begin on January 27 and end on March 27 at 11:59 p.m. ET.
March 27–July 31, 2020
All submitted proposals will be reviewed and evaluated between March 27–July 31.
The bbcon content committee reviews all bbcon session proposals and the first round of acceptance emails will go out in July. If you have questions about the status of your session, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions about bbcon 2020 Call for Speakers, please contact email@example.com.