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ATD International Conference & EXPO Proposal Submission Instructions


Proposal Submission Period: July 6 - August 9, 2022
Proposal Notification: Mid-November 2022
Conference Dates: May 21 - 24, 2023

Please follow the instructions below to submit your proposal.

  1. Select "Create Account" to start your submission on the RFP page. You will need to create a new account. Any old username, password and contact information has not been carried over.
  2. Submit a proposal here.
  3. Sign the privacy notice.
  4. Start your proposal by selecting “Click here to begin a new proposal.” Please follow the submission guidelines.
  5. Complete all seven (7) tasks, speaker(s), proposal, equipment needs, room set, additional programming, presentation sample, conference policies.
  6. Proposals must be finalized and submitted online by 11:59 PM EDT on August 9, 2022. ATD does not accept late submissions.
  7. We welcome you to listen to a recording of the ATD22 Program Advisory Committee. This was recorded at a session they delivered at ATD22 about how to submit a successful speaking proposal. Please note, there is no video or accompanying slides, but you may find their tips helpful before submitting to speak at ATD23.
  8. If you need to modify a proposal before or after completing a submission, log into the submission website. Then select the proposal title to complete your submission. To withdraw a proposal view the "how to" instructions.
  9. Remember, you may submit up to two (2) proposals per individual or company. If more than two (2) proposals are submitted per individual or company, we will only consider the first two (2) submitted.
  10. All submitters will receive an email notification whether your submitted proposal has been accepted or declined.
  11. We suggest you keep a copy of your proposal(s) for your records. ATD will not send you a copy of your proposal(s).

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