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Why Participate as A

Speaker, Panelist, Panel Chair, or Chairing Committee Member

By participating as a speaker, panelist, panel chair, or chairing committee member at any of our summits in 2021, you will receive exposure, recognition, contributions and other complimentary benefits.


Exposure

  • Receive professional exposure and reinforce your image as an industry leader
  • Share knowledge and contribute to a leading event in the industry
  • Present to a professional audience in a growth industry
  • Network with peers and fellow industry experts and executives
  • Position yourself and your company for growth
  • Connect with new customers throughout North America
  • Your presentation will be promoted and delivered in such a way as to maximize your exposure

Recognition

  • Establish and cement yourself as an expert on your subject-matter
  • Impart solutions to professionals in the industry
  • Receive a certificate for each presentation

Contributions

  • Contribute to growth and innovation in your profession
  • Help develop the professional workforce in the technology sector.
  • Mentor the next generation of professionals

Complimentary Benefits

  • Receive complimentary admission to all presentations at the 31 Summits organized by GAO Tek Inc. (www.gaotek.com) and 16 summits organized by GAO RFID Inc. (www.gaorfid.com) in 2021. An online facility to select and book presentations for registered attendees, speakers and other participants will be made available on December 15, 2020.
  • Receive a coupon with a substantial discount for summit registration which can be given to friends, colleagues or customers. The coupon is valid for all of 2021.
  • Receive the attendee list of your live presentation
  • Be forwarded with the information of anybody requesting to reach out to you after the event
  • Receive consideration for reasonable requests to promote your products and services.

Rewards for Extra Contributions

  • As with other technical events, you shall not be charged nor be paid for the opportunity to present at our summits.
  • All speakers, panelists, panel chairs, and chairing committee members shall be given a UDCC, a unique discount coupon code which offers a 20% discount off the summit ticket price to your professional contacts. You are encouraged to widely distribute your UDCC so that your professional contacts can enjoy this discount. We would like to show our appreciation for your contributions by offering you 55% of the gross profits, or 27.5% of all ticket sales, with your UDCC, excluding taxes (as the gross profit is difficult to estimate, hence shall be treated, for this purpose only, as being exactly 50% of sale). We can deliver this to you in the way of a cash payment, a donation to your favorite charity, a gift card, credit for products from GAO RFID or GAO Tek, or any other form you choose.

Presentation Proposals

If you wish to give a presentation in your area of expertise or you wish to launch a new book or new product (we don’t charge for such launches) at one of our 47 global summits, please send us a proposal.

There is no restriction on the number and topics of your presentations as long as they are in the areas that you have expert knowledge and hands-on experiences, are well prepared and have passed the quality review of our review committees.

Each live presentation is allocated a maximum of 90 minutes. Presentations are recommended to last for 50 minutes, leaving 30 minutes for QA and 10 minutes for preparations for the next presentation. It is recommended to have between 20 and 40 slides. The number of slides or the duration of the presentation is not a hard and fast rule, but quality is highly important.

All presentations will be recorded with a virtual background provided by the summit organizer so that other attendees can watch such videos later.

When emailing your proposal to speak, please include:

  • Your contact information
  • Title and description of your proposed presentation
  • Your bio
  • Your headshot photo

The attendees have very diverse backgrounds and professional interests and the information given below will help attendees in their selection of presentations (Please mark those that are applicable):

The complexity of your presentation is at:

  • Introductory Level
  • Intermediate Level
  • Advanced Level

The content of your presentation are:

  • Systems Oriented
  • Hardware Oriented
  • Software Oriented
  • Services Oriented
  • Theoretical Oriented
  • Practical Oriented

Your presentation is best suitable for the following audience:

  • Executives and Managers
  • Experienced Professionals
  • Junior Professionals
  • Senior Researchers
  • Junior Researchers

 

Please email your proposal to speakers@gaotek.com

Panel Discussion Proposals

If you are a thought leader in the industry, you would like to create and chair a panel discussion, you are welcome to send us a proposal.

There is no restriction on the number and topics of the panels proposed as long as they are in the areas that you have expert knowledge with and you are well known in the industry for such topics. and your proposals have passed the quality review of our review committees.

Each panel presentation is typically allocated a maximum of 90 minutes. However, you can ask more time if you need.

All panel discussions will be recorded with a virtual background provided by the summit organizer so that other attendees can watch such videos later.

 

When emailing your proposal for a panel discussion, please include:

  • Your contact information
  • Title and description of your proposed panel discussion
  • Your bio
  • Your headshot photo

The attendees have very diverse backgrounds and professional interests and the information given below will help attendees in their selection of presentations (Please mark those that are applicable):

The complexity of your presentation is at:

  • Introductory Level
  • Intermediate Level
  • Advanced Level

The content of your presentation are:

  • Systems Oriented
  • Hardware Oriented
  • Software Oriented
  • Services Oriented
  • Theoretical Oriented
  • Practical Oriented

Your presentation is best suitable for the following audience:

  • Executives and Managers
  • Experienced Professionals
  • Junior Professionals
  • Senior Researchers
  • Junior Researchers

Panel chairs are welcome, but not required to give a regular presentation.

 

Please email your panel discussion proposal to speakers@gaotek.com, optionally with a list of candidate panelists.

 

 

 

Chairing Committee and Panel Participations

If you are a recognized industry leader and you would like to serve as a member of our chairing committee for a summit, we will be thrilled to hear from you! This is an honorable position and there is no requirement on how much you would like to get involved. Please send us an email to speakers@gaotek.com.

If you are an expert with one of the subjects of our global summit and would like to participate as a panelist,  please let us know the subject of a panel you would like to participate by sending us an mail to speakers@gaotek.com., together with your bio.

Members of the chairing committees and panelists are welcome, but not required to give a regular presentation.

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