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Speaker and Presenter Proposals

Share your best practices, innovative solutions and successes at the 2020 Intermountain Sustainability Summit. Proposals are being accepted 

Come illuminate trends, share tools, provide professional development or facilitate the expansion of sustainability practices, particularly in the context of climate change solutions and resilience. The event attracts leading contributors from academic, non-profit, government, and business sectors. Last year over 400 sustainability professionals and emerging leaders attended the main conference day.  

Presenters receive free registration to the 2020 Intermountain Sustainability Summit.

Submit Your Proposal  

Summit Topics

We are seeking proposals related to:

  • Clean Energy
  • Transportation
  • Traditional Knowledge 
  • Sustainable Procurement
  • Professional and Career Development

Additional encouraged topics include climate change, air quality, community engagement, environmental justice, policy, effective communication, and other sustainability-related subjects. 

Summit tracks will be determined based on proposals.

Session Types and Spaces

The Summit hosts a variety of session types including:

  • Keynote and plenary sessions 
  • 50-minute sessions 
  • 50-minute roundtable discussions
  • Half and full day workshops
  • Artists/Performers – Give us a proposal, we will work with you. 

We have multiple session spaces that can seat anywhere from 20 to 230 participants. Among the options are a theater space, round tables (good for discussions), row seating, and smaller group spaces.   

Participant Engagement

The Summit is a dynamic and interactive event, and we encourage presenters to engage their participants, beyond Q & A

Consider engaging your audience by encouraging interactions among fellow participants, providing interactive shared group experiences, or setting aside a few minutes for small group discovery in your session.

The addition of artistic or outside-of-the-box elements are also welcome. Surprise us. 

If you have questions, contact Bonnie at bchristiansen2@weber.edu or 801-626-6326.