Speaker FAQs

I have submitted a speaking abstract. When will I be notified if it has been accepted?
The Call for Presentations deadline is November 2nd, 2017. Speakers will be notified by November 9th if their session as been accepted.

Does Connected Cities USA cover speaker travel expenses?
Speakers are responsible for their own travel expenses.

DoesConnected Cities USAprovide speaker honorariums?
Speakers are not paid to participate at Connected Cities USA.

Do speakers need to register for Connected Cities USA?
Yes, though your registration fee is waived, you do need to register to have a badge and materials waiting for you when checking in for the conference. Upon your presentation being accepted, an email will be sent from the conference program manager with a special Speaker Registration link.

How long is my session?
Except for Keynote presentations, all sessions are 30 minutes with Q&A following.

What date and time is my session?
This information will be available as soon as the schedule is finalized in December

Am I required to use a Connected Cities USAtemplate for my presentation?
No, you may use your company template.

What A/V equipment will be provided in the session rooms?
An LCD projector, screen and microphone will be provided, as well as a master computer where all sessions will be pre-loaded.