The purpose of this request is to solicit proposals from diverse speaker candidates, conduct an evaluation based on criteria listed herein, and select the candidates who best represent the learning objectives for Conclave in Oklahoma City, OK, April 25–27, 2022.
All proposals will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
The overall quality of the proposal, including completeness of the form
Timeliness of topic and relevance of topic to the American Gem Society (AGS) community
Experience and/or presentation skill(s) of proposed speaker(s)
Attendee feedback on topic and/or speaker based on previous event surveys
Please read all the information on this page and complete the form with the requested information. Please consider why someone should attend, what they will learn, and who the session is intended for when writing your session description.
Speaker proposal submissions have closed. If you have a submission you would like to be considered if space is available please submit a proposal. Submissions received prior to November 19, 2021 will be reviewed and you will receive a status update by December 10, 2021. All late submissions will be reviewed after December 10, 2021.