IDS20 Call for Conference Program Speakers


We have a robust two-day conference program for IDS20. Here's an opportunity for you to deliver exciting content to design professionals in an immersive, interactive forum focused. Our conference line-up will include keynote talks, design labs, seminars and plenary discussions on a range of critical topics and themes.

Thank you for your interest in participating as a speaker at the Interior Design Show in January 2020. All the information below must be filled out to be considered. Speakers and seminars will be selected based on varying criteria including relevancy to the industry, timeliness, speaker experience and how your particular topic blends with the rest of the seminar program.

General Information

Primary Contact Information*
Address*
In which category would you like your seminar to be considered?*
How did you hear about this speaker call out?

Seminar Information

Presentation Title and Format

At the discretion of IDS, title may be adjusted at a later date for marketing purposes.
Please indicate the knowledge level to which your presentation is geared
Proposed Duration*
Total number of presenters, inclusive of moderator*

Description of Seminar Topic

Please provide a brief and accurate description of your presentation, summarizing course objectives, learning outcomes and/or specific skills attendees can expect to gain from this session.

This description will be used for publication and promotional purposes and will be used in our online and printed conference material. Uploading your seminar draft for both the selection and accreditation process. We realize that your draft presentation description will be modified and updated prior to IDS 19.

Maximum 1020 characters (roughly 150 words). IDS reserves the right to edit as required.
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File uploads may not work on some mobile devices.
Are you a brand or company that is looking to sponsor the speaker or entire talk?*
Has this seminar been presented within the past three (3) years?*

Learning Outcomes

Please outline three (3) learning outcomes that attendees will gain from your seminar:

Primary Target Industry Sector

What types of professionals is your talk targeted toward?*
(select all that apply)

Presenter Information

Please provide complete contact information and bios for each presenter of your proposed seminar. We recognize that some of the following individuals may change closer to IDS19.

Number of Presenters*
Please provide links to any videos of any of the speakers conducting seminars or any other public speaking engagements. This content is extremely helpful to the selection committee.

Main Presenter Bio

Please provide complete contact information and bios for each known presenter of your proposed seminar. We recognize that some of the following individuals may change closer to IDS19.

Name*
Address*
Has this speaker previously spoken at IDS or The Buildings Show (including IIDEXCanada or Construct Canada)?
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File uploads may not work on some mobile devices.

Please provide a short version of your bio as you would like it to appear in the print and online. This will be used for publication and promotional purposes only.

Maximum 2000 characters. IDS reserves the right to edit as required.
No File Chosen
File uploads may not work on some mobile devices.
By submitting my photograph, I authorize Informa Canada to use, reprint and distribute the attached photograph for marketing purposes.

Presenter #2 Bio

Please provide complete contact information and bios for each presenter of your proposed seminar. We recognize that some of the following individuals may change closer to IDS19.

Name
Address
Has this speaker previously spoken at IDS or The Buildings Show (including IIDEXCanada or Construct Canada)?*
No File Chosen
File uploads may not work on some mobile devices.

Please provide a short version of your bio as you would like it to appear in the print and online. This will be used for publication and promotional purposes only.

Maximum 2000 characters. IDS reserves the right to edit as required.
No File Chosen
File uploads may not work on some mobile devices.
By submitting my photograph, I authorize Informa Canada to use, reprint and distribute the attached photograph for marketing purposes.

Presenter #3 Bio

Please provide complete contact information and bios for each presenter of your proposed seminar. We recognize that some of the following individuals may change closer to IDS19.

Name
Address
Has this speaker previously spoken at IDS or The Buildings Show (including IIDEXCanada or Construct Canada)?
No File Chosen
File uploads may not work on some mobile devices.

Please provide a short version of your bio as you would like it to appear in the print and online. This will be used for publication and promotional purposes only.

Maximum 2000 characters. IDS reserves the right to edit as required.
No File Chosen
File uploads may not work on some mobile devices.
By submitting my photograph, I authorize Informa Canada to use, reprint and distribute the attached photograph for marketing purposes.

Presenter #4 Bio

Please provide complete contact information and bios for each presenter of your proposed seminar. We recognize that some of the following individuals may change closer to IDS19.

Name
Address
Has this speaker previously spoken at IDS or The Buildings Show (including IIDEXCanada or Construct Canada)?
No File Chosen
File uploads may not work on some mobile devices.

Please provide a short version of your bio as you would like it to appear in the print and online. This will be used for publication and promotional purposes only.

Maximum 2000 characters. IDS reserves the right to edit as required.
No File Chosen
File uploads may not work on some mobile devices.
By submitting my photograph, I authorize Informa Canada to use, reprint and distribute the attached photograph for marketing purposes.

Images

We strive to promote our speaker series and the participants when appropriate. In order to do so, we require professionally shot images in hi-res definition. Please attach appropriate photographer contact if needed. By submitting these images, you agree to allow IDS the following:

  • Use of photographs of your projects as well as of your image within IDS advertising and marketing materials. You hereby grant us an exclusive, royalty-free, transferable worldwide license to use such photographs.
  • Promote your appearance within our marketing materials – ie. show guide, trade registration information, social media channels etc.
No File Chosen
File uploads may not work on some mobile devices.
No File Chosen
File uploads may not work on some mobile devices.

Terms and Conditions

By submitting this application, you understand and agree that if chosen to present at The Interior Design Show (IDS) Toronto 2020, you will abide by the following terms and conditions.

  • You warrant and represent that you have proper authority to use, reproduce and present the course including all submitted material including but not limited to pictures, representations, photographs, graphics, text, whether copyrighted or not and that these rights to such do not conflict with or infringe on the intellectual property or other rights of any other person or entity. You agree to indemnify and defend Informa Canada for any claims related to these representations.
  • The presentation will address the original topics as submitted to or requested by Informa Canada (IDS Toronto). Informa Canada must approve all changes made to the original topic.
  • You will maintain a professional level of presentation in terms of verbal skills and quality of content. Racial, sexual, or otherwise obscene or discriminatory remarks or materials are unacceptable.
  • You hereby grant us an exclusive, royalty-free, transferable worldwide license to use such photographs.
  • The Lecture shall remain your intellectual property, however, by your execution of this letter agreement, you hereby grant us an exclusive, royalty-free, transferable, worldwide license to broadcast, record, videotape, podcast, webcast or otherwise reproduce the Lecture in any manner, form or medium.
  • Speaking Exclusivity: As part of this agreement, you must not give the same lecture in Toronto between November 2019 to March 2020.
  • Informa Canada has absolute discretion to cancel speaker's presentation at any time for any reason, including but not limited to the appearance of conflict of interest, redundancy of presentations, or need to make the slot available for another speaker. We may cancel the engagement hereunder without liability if you (a) fail to comply with any term of this agreement or (b) commit any act which brings or could be expected to bring IDS, the show and/or us into disrepute and/or is otherwise prejudicial to our interests.
  • You will indemnify and hold us harmless from any claims, demands, liabilities and losses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) sustained or incurred in connection with or arising out of your engagement hereunder. In performing hereunder, you are an independent contractor and not an employee or agent of ours. You may not assign or delegate any of your rights or obligations under this Agreement without our prior written consent.
  • Speakers notifying us of their decision to cancel must be made in writing to Katie Telford, katie.telford@informa.com before October 1, 2019

Sponsored and Association Seminars

Expenses related to all sponsored seminars or those presented by professional or trade associations are the responsibility of the sponsor or the association. Informa Canada will not be responsible for any speaker expenses related to this seminar type. There will be an additional sponsorship fee associated with sponsoring a seminar. Brands or companies will receive additional positioning and marketing as part of the sponsorship package.

Informa Canada retains the right but not the obligation to record, photograph, reprint and distribute a portion of your presentation for marketing purposes.

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Date/Time*
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