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MadWorld 2018 Call For Papers

The submission deadline is Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Conference Dates: June 3-6, 2018
Conference Location: Hotel del Coronado, San Diego, California

Presenter Information

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Main Conference Presentation Information

Note: Presenters selected for MadWorld 2018 are required to present two (2) 55-minute sessions. It is highly encouraged to submit at least three session proposals for consideration. If a presentation topic merits two 55-minute sessions, submissions can be split into parts 1 and parts 2.

To see what was presented at MadWorld 2017, click here.

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Advanced Workshop Presentation Information

Note: Workshop presentations are two hours in length and cover advanced topics including CSS, advanced single sourcing, source control and more. Presenters are expected to have professional consulting and/or training experience to be considered.

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Proposal Agreement

Please read the following statements carefully:

By submitting this proposal, I am making a professional commitment to present at the MadWorld 2018 conference. If I become unable to present for any reason, I will contact MadCap Software immediately at .

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If accepted, I understand that MadCap Software will schedule my presentation according to what is best for the attendees. MadCap Software is NOT able to fulfill special scheduling requests.

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If accepted, I understand I am required to use MadWorld themed PowerPoint® slide artwork provided by MadCap Software. Alternative presentation formats may be used with approval from MadCap Software.

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If accepted, I understand that MadCap Software may record my presentation (audio or video) to be made available online at a later date for attendees.

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If accepted, I will prepare my presentation to the best of my ability and will meet all deadlines required.

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Audio/Visual Support

MadCap Software will provide the following audio/visual equipment:

  • 4K HD LCD projector and screen
  • Microphone(s) (lapel and hand held)
  • Podium, table and chair
  • HDMI and VGA cables
  • PowerPoint® templates and artwork
  • WiFi connection
  • Laptop (if unable to provide your own)

I understand the above information and will develop my presentation according to the equipment available.

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FAQs

Q: If selected, what is covered by MadCap Software in terms of hotel, travel and conference registration?

A: Presenters selected will have hotel and conference registration fully covered by MadCap Software.

Q: How soon will presenters be notified by the selection committee?

A: Presenters selected will be notified starting in late August. Candidates with submissions not selected will be notified in September.

Q: What can I do to increase my chances of getting selected?

A: Propose thought provoking, highly engaging sessions! We showcase the best of the best, so send us your best practices, case studies and advanced techniques we’re all dying to learn more about.

Q: What have past speakers said about speaking at MadWorld?

A: Check out our blog and you’ll find a series of articles, reviews and Q&As featuring MadWorld speakers, several of whom have presented more than once.

Q: Is there anything else you can tell me about preparing submissions for MadWorld?

A: Send us topics that interest YOU the technical writer, the content developer, the consultant, the eLearning specialist, the professor. Sessions that are near and dear to your heart, that showcase your talents, and that highlight experiences you cannot wait to share with the world.