INFORMATION FOR CONFERENCE SPEAKERS

Congratulations, you are speaking at the TASBO Engage 2020 Conference! Below you will find information on how to share this great news on your social media outlets, presentation tips, important deadlines, and so much more. This page will serve as the hub for conference speakers and will contain pertinent information. Please keep this site bookmarked as a resource to check upcoming dates and events! 

Know Your Audience

Decision-makers and influencers from districts, charter schools and ESCs across Texas come together at the TASBO Engage Conference to learn, connect and grow. Attendees cover a wide range of areas and levels:

  • Accounting & Finance - 73%
  • Payroll - 49%
  • Purchasing/Inventory Management - 49%
  • Human Resources - 42%
  • PEIMS - 36%
  • Safety & Risk Management - 31%
  • Information Technology/Records Management - 30%
  • Audit - 26%
  • Maintenance & Operations - 22%
  • School Nutrition -18%
  • Transportation - 15%
Session Details

Location/Time
All learning sessions will be held in the George R. Brown Convention Center. Sessions will be listed, with room locations, in the TASBO Engage Conference app

Handouts
Create your PowerPoint using the TASBO Template and save your presentation in PDF format, two slides per page, and submit to TASBO.

Audio Visual
Each room will be equipped with a PC laptop, lavalier microphones, slide advancer, and wide screen projector. Tech and A/V support will be available on site. All computers have sound and you are encouraged to use audio/visual components in your presentation to engage the audience.

Speaker Responsibilities

Please check-in to the Speaker Ready Room at the George R. Brown Convention Center Room 350 A at least one (1) hour before your session.

  • Speakers are responsible for registration, travel and hotel costs. You have the option of doing a “presenter only” registration to only attend your session. If you would like to attend the rest of the conference, you will have to purchase a full conference registration.
  • Speakers must meet all posted dates and deadlines.
  • All learning programs must be educational in nature, unbiased and avoiding direct or indirect promotion of any product or service.

Market Your Presentation

Social media is a great wait to add to the conversation and tease out what you will be talking about. Connect with TASBO any of the following networks:

More promotional information coming soon!

Important Dates

  • February 24: Speaker PowerPoint Sessions Due
  • March 2-6: 2020 TASBO Engage Conference

Questions or comments? Email msherman@tasbo.org or bcleaver@tasbo.org