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Welcome to the FPA Annual Conference Call for Speakers Site

The Financial Planning Association (FPA) is pleased to announce its Call for Speakers for Annual Conference 2021.


What We’re Looking For
Our goal with Annual is to deliver the latest trends from the best and the brightest minds in the profession and to help participants share knowledge and insights to become more effective, efficient, and prosperous. Our volunteer Annual Conference Task Force will review each submission; however, we are only able to accommodate proposals that best meet our content and programming needs. Please note, we're currently looking for submissions for breakout sessions only. If you have an idea or speaker for a keynote session, please email
Conferences@OneFPA.Org with details. 


While proposals on a wide variety of topics will be accepted, the Annual Conference Task Force has developed a Content Map for preferred topics for this event. Priority review will be given to program proposals under the following topic headings:

  • Behavioral Finance
  • Challenges/Changes in Profession
  • Communicating with Clients
  • Compliance and Cyber Security 
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Education Planning
  • Financial Planner of the Future
  • Human Resources
  • Insurance Planning
  • Investments
  • Longevity and Math of Aging
  • Marketing/Messaging
  • Nuts and Bolts of Running/Growing a Business
  • Regulation
  • Specialty Client Planning/Planning Niches
  • Succession Planning for Planner and Clients
  • Systems and Efficiency/Technology
  • Tax Planning
  • Trusts/Estates

A more detailed topic and subtopic list is available through the following link: FPA Annual Conference Topic List 2021


Who Should Submit and what does the process entail?
If you’re passionate about the financial planning profession or you’re a passionate financial planner with insights on other topics, you’re encouraged to add your voice to Annual 2021. Please visit the
 FPA Annual Conference Call for Speakers FAQs document which outlines the submission process. 


Deadline for Submissions
The Call for Speakers is now open, and proposals are due by 11:59 pm [EST] on Monday, April 12, 2021. Speaker selections will be made at the end of April and sessions/speakers will be announced in May.


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About the Event
The FPA Annual Conference is one of the largest financial planning conferences held each year, attracting CFP® professionals and financial planning thought leaders from across the globe. The event is built around the sharing of practical strategies, tactics, and knowledge, all designed to help you take immediate action when you return to the office. 


We look forward to your submission! If you have specific questions please contact the FPA Conferences and Meetings team at Conferences@OneFPA.Org and indicate “speaker proposal” in the subject line.

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