Speaker Portal

Thank you for committing to speak at the 2019 RIC-RIT 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.

Important Dates

June 30, 2019
Submit Speaker Information Form

September 9, 2019
Hotel Registration Deadline

September 23, 2019
PowerPoint Presentation Due

October 1, 2019
Meal Commitments Due


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

Merideth Andreucci, RIT
(for speaker and agenda questions)

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

Speaker Information Form

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Presentation Upload
  • Please upload your PowerPoint Presentation(s) here.
    Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: ppt, pptx, Max. file size: 256 MB, Max. files: 3.
    Meal Commitments

    Please complete this form to indicate which meals you will be attending to help us get an accurate headcount for our meals.

    Speaker Expectations

    Speakers are responsible for:

    • Uploading their headshot and 100 word bio in the Speaker Information Form (to the left) by June 30, 2019.
    • Using the official conference PowerPoint Template.
    • Adhering to the RIC Antitrust Policy and the WRC Non-Commercialism Policy.
    • Uploading completed presentations to into the Presentation Upload box (to the left) by September 23, 2019 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”
    • Completing the Meal Commitments Form (to the left) by October 1, 2019 to help us ensure accurate counts for the conference meals.
    Moderator Expectations

    Track Session Moderators

    Track Session 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.