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Leadership Summit Content Submission
HITEC Leadership Summit - Content Submission


HITEC is now accepting content proposals for the 2018 Leadership Summits. Session/Speaker proposals must be submitted via this portal before the below deadlines:

  • 2018 Silicon Valley Leadership Summit hosted by Cisco (November 7 - 9): submission deadline August 24, 2018

Selection Process:

Proposals submitted to HITEC by the above mentioned deadline will be reviewed by the HITEC Events Committee led by HITEC Board Members. Should a submission not be chosen for the specified event, it can be deferred to a future summit.

Proposals may include one of the following:

  1. Full Session (45 mins) - Panel, HITEC Style TED Talk, Fireside Chat, Keynote Speaker**

    Submissions must include the following
    • Topic/Title
    • Summary of Session
    • Moderator/Panelists: Name, Title, Organization, Email Address (Maximum 3 panelists + moderator)
    • Speaker Bios
    **There are a limited number of slots for Fireside Chat and Keynote speakers.  HITEC reserves the right to make adjustments/amendments to the proposed session and panelists to ensure alignment with the event theme and relevancy to the HITEC audience.

  2. Breakout Session (90 Mins):
    Breakout Sessions are concurrent sessions that take place simultaneously as workshop style sessions prior to the General Session.  These sessions are geared towards providing an in-depth look into a particular topic and must provide key takeaways to attendees.  Proposals can be submitted for one of two tracks:
    • Technology Track
    • Professional Development Track

    Submissions must include the following:
    • Topic/Title
    • Summary of Session
    • Moderator/Panelists: Name, Title, Organization, Email Address
    • Speaker Bios

  3. Individual Speaker:
    Indvidual speakers proposals maybe submitted whereas HITEC would assign speakers to a particular session based on their level and area of expertise.
  4. Submissions must include the following:
    • Area of Expertise/Past speaking topics 
    • Speaker Bios

Submissions are reviewed by the Events Committee.  All questions should be addressed to Viviana Costa, at

Content Submission Form: 

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