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Welcome to the NeoCon 2023 Call for Presentations Submissions Site

NeoCon continues to provide unparalleled programming across a range of educational tracks and categories with CEU accredited seminars that offer world-class expertise and insight on today's most relevant topics.

You are invited to submit a presentation for consideration for NeoCon 2023 Programming.

This year, programming will be offered in three unique formats: Online CEUs, Onsite CEUs, Onsite Workshops.
  • Online CEU Presentations will be remotely pre-recorded, professionally produced 1-hour sessions for inclusion NeoCon's online platform, The NeoCon Hub. These virtual CEUs will be IDCEC and AIA accredited and available for on-demand learning during NeoCon through Friday, August 11th.
  • Onsite CEU Sessions will be offered to an intimate, in-person audience at THE MART during show dates. A limited group of submissions will be selected for onsite presentation at NeoCon. These onsite sessions are IDCEC and AIA accredited and will be simultaneously recorded and available for on-demand learning via The NeoCon Hub through Friday, August 11th.
  • Workshops are new in 2023 and are intended to be long-format, experiential sessions unique to NeoCon. Offered during select timeslots and ranging from 2-4 hours in length, workshops are expected to engage attendees in practice-oriented learning.

    Submissions will be reviewed for programming running both onsite and online for NeoCon 2023.
    Thirty-five (35) submissions will be selected for virtual presentation on The NeoCon Hub. An additional twelve (12) CEU presentations and four (4) workshops will be invited and developed for presentation onsite at NeoCon. If you would like to be considered to present in-person or offer your presentation as a long-format workshop, you will be given an opportunity to indicate your preference later in the submission process.

    Complete your submission by January 31, 2023, for your presentation to be considered for inclusion at NeoCon 2023. Selected presentations will be notified the week of March 13, 2023.

    Please review Evaluation Process / Guidelines / Speaker Expenses before you begin your submission.


    The Evaluation Process:
    Members of the NeoCon Program Advisory Committee evaluate all proposed presentations based on the following criteria: overall quality, relevance to the industry, well-defined focus within the educational track structure, practical applications of material, timeliness of the topic and speaker qualifications.

    To be considered for NeoCon 2023 programming:
    • Your presentation must be educational in nature — sales presentations will not be accepted.
    • Industry manufacturers or vendors not exhibiting at NeoCon or not tenants at THE MART are not eligible to speak or participate as a presenter.
    • Your material should be original; otherwise, sources must be referenced.
    • For multiple speakers, each speaker must agree to this submission.
    • Incomplete presentation submissions will not be considered.
    • Presentation selections and notifications will be made the week of March 13, 2023. You will be notified if your program is selected.

    Presentation Guidelines:
    • Your presentation should address at least one of the educational tracks listed on the submission form.
    • Presentations should be one hour in length of time, including a brief question and answer session.
    • Presentations should not consist of more than four speakers, including the moderator.
    • We will seek continuing education unit (CEU) accreditation for all presentations once they are selected.

    Should your submission be chosen for NeoCon 2023, we are pleased to offer the following:
    • The full list of attendees online and onsite, where applicable, to include name, title, company and email address.
    • Promotional support via NeoCon's website and social media channels.
    • For those selected to present onsite, NeoCon will provide one night’s hotel accommodations for those who travel from outside the Chicago area.
    • *No hotel expenses will be paid by NeoCon for speakers currently employed by manufacturers, permanent showrooms at THE MART, exhibitors or members of the Press.

    • To begin, please click either "Create an Account" to start your first presentation submission, or "Login" if you have already created an account for the NeoCon 2023 CFP site.


      **Please note: your account information from the 2022 CFP site has not been saved. Please select "Create an Account" to assemble a new account profile for the NeoCon 2023 CFP site.

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