Call for Speakers

CIDM is offering ConVEx – a virtual experience for content developers on September 21-23, 2020. The Virtual Experience is offered as a replacement to several conferences, including DITA Europe.  The event will include Central European Time scheduling across 2 days, between the hours of 09:30 – 19:30.

If you were considering submitting a presentation for DITA Europe this year, we hope you’ll submit your presentation ideas for ConVEx instead!

All ConVEx Presentations will be pre-recorded in early August and available for 12 months following the live event. Pre-recorded sessions will be broadcast during the live event followed by Q&A sessions with the presenters.

The new ConVEx Virtual Experience invites content developers from all areas of a business to collaborate on ways to meet their customer’s information needs throughout the entire customer journey, from research and purchase decision through initial installation and training. Topics may include, but are not limited to:

  • Information Development
  • Implementing a Component Content Management System
  • Adopting DITA, Markdown, or other XML structures
  • Reusing content
  • Cross-silo collaboration
  • User personas, empathy maps, and journey maps
  • Unified content strategy
  • Content reuse across silos
  • Enterprise-wide taxonomy, SEO, and metadata strategies
  • User experience design
  • Microcontent
  • Use of technology, including chat bots, virtual reality, video, artificial intelligence
  • Writing and editing best practices

Presenters will receive a complementary registration to ConVEx. The registration fee for Co-presenters and panelists is $495.00 (USD)

Please submit your proposal using the form below before 7 July, 2020. Deadline Extended to 15 July, 2020!

By submitting a presentation proposal, you agree to the following:

I understand that if my presentation is accepted for the conference that

  • I will be able to pre-record my 30 minute session in early August
  • I will be able to participate in the ConVEx Conference
  • The registration fee for Co-Presenters and all panelists is $495.00 (USD)
  • Virtual Exhibition is required for all commercial vendors
  • I agree not to repeat the same presentation that I am giving at ConVEx  at any meeting, conference, convention, seminar or other group gathering for the period of 120 days before the Event and 120 days following the Event