Speaker Portal

Thank you for committing to speak at the 2018 World Remanufacturing Conference! Below you will find all of the resources that you need to prepare for your speech, including important deadlines. If you have any questions, please contact Michelle Hayes at mhayes@remancouncil.org or (585) 380-8040.

Your RIC contact: Michelle Hayes | mhayes@remancouncil.org | (585) 380-8040

Please note: Speaker time slots on the agenda are subject to change and will be updated continuously until the conference. If you have time constraints, please notify Merideth Andreucci.


WRC requires all speakers and presenters, including invited speakers, to register for meetings and conferences and pay the appropriate registration fee.

Speakers are encouraged to register before the Early Bird deadline of August 19, 2018 to receive the best price.


The following links are a quick reference to the materials you will need as a speaker at the conference:

PowerPoint Template

RIC Antitrust Policy

WRC Non-Commercialism Policy


Michelle Hayes, RIC Business Manager
mhayes@remancouncil.org | (585) 380-8040

Merideth Andreucci, RIT
(for speaker and agenda questions)

Lisa Templar, Assistant to Nabil Nasr
(for international visitor questions including Visas)

Important Dates
By August 6, 2018
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By August 19, 2018
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By September 1, 2018
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Speaker Expectations

Speakers are responsible for:

  • Registering for the Conference.
  • Sending their speech title to Michelle Hayes, uploading their headshot and 100 word bio here by August 6, 2018.
  • Using the official conference PowerPoint Template.
  • Adhering to the RIC Antitrust Policy and the WRC Non-Commercialism Policy.
  • Uploading completed presentations to this folder by September 1, 2018 following the following naming convention: Last Name_Presentation Title, so Joe Smith presenting Ten Ways to Make Ice Cream would be “Smith_Ten Ways to Make Ice Cream.pptx”
  • Notifying Michelle Hayes by September 1, 2018 if they do not want their PowerPoint presentations shared in PDF format with participants following the conference.
Moderator Expectations
Technical Track Moderators

Technical Track Moderators are responsible for:

  • Prior to Conference
    • Managing Session Times (to calculate speaker time allotments, please leave at least 15 minutes for questions at the end of the session; divide the remaining time by the number of presenters in the session)
    • Contacting Session Speakers to advise them of their time allotment and provide guidance on the session topic in relation to their presentation
  • At the Conference
    • Introducing Speakers (we will provide the moderators with the 100 word bios that we receive from speakers)
    • Limiting Presentations to the allotted time (we recommend saving questions until all session presentations are complete)
    • Allowing Time for Questions and Answers

Panel Moderators

Panel Moderators are responsible for:

  • Prior to Conference
    • Holding at least one conference call with all of their panelists to align on the discussion points for the topic
    • Working with the panelists to develop seed questions for the Q&A session following presentations
  • At the Conference
    • Introducing Panelists (we will provide the moderators with the 100 word bios that we receive from the speakers)
    • Limiting Presentations to the allotted time
    • Moderating Questions from the Audience
International Travelers
If you need a formal invitation, please contact Lisa Templar directly.