Welcome to the PD Week Speaker Resource Centre!
We are delighted to welcome you and we hope you enjoy and benefit from your participation at PD Week 2018! The conference will take place November 19-23, 2018 at:
Hilton Lac-Leamy, Gatineau Quebec
3 Boulevard du Casino
Gatineau, QC J8Y 6X4
Phone: (819) 790-6444
As a PD Week 2018 speaker, you will receive complimentary registration for the day of your session and we will take care of registering you. This will allow you access to the Exhibition Hall and all Sessions on the day of your session.
If you will be accompanied by support staff, you may request 1 single-session pass so they may assist and attend your session.
When you first arrive at PD Week, please report to the Special Registration Desk located in the Salon du Jardin.
New for PD Week 2018 is the Speaker Guide! Today’s audience is looking for alternatives to the same old ‘stand and deliver’ sessions – they want to be educated, inspired and empowered. Let this handy guide help you blow them away!
Please take some time to review this detailed handbook outlining best practices for PD Week speakers.
OCTOBER 15: Hotel Reservations Cutoff
OCTOBER 19: Additional Audio Visual Requests Due
OCTOBER 19: Submit Signed Speaker Agreement
OCTOBER 28: Presentation Slides Due in English & French
Trevor Bunke, Content Development
Event Logistics (AV, Accommodations, Registration, Special Requests) :
Frank Hodgson, National Events Coordinator
Val Kelly, Logistics
Marketing & Communications:
Jessica Perreault, National Marketing & Communications
Bailey D’Angelo, Marketing & Events Assistant
If you’re not already, become a fan of FMI. Invite your friends to become fans to “Like” FMI as well. Post information on the FMI page about your session.
Join the FMI Group and start a discussion around your session.
Follow us. Use #PDWeek related tweets and we’ll retweet as appropriate.
PD Week offers an amazing opportunity for an announcement about your participation. No other Canadian event brings the same impressive and accessible blend of speakers, exhibitors and attendees together. We encourage you to write and distribute news about your participation at PD Week and have put together the following press release guidelines.
About PD Week:
FMI’s PD Week attracts more than 5,000 participants from across government for an unparalleled learning experience. This learning event features 10 inspiring and thought-provoking keynote speakers, 40+ sessions across 19 streams and networking opportunities presented by leading influencers and experts from across Canada and around the world.
The Exhibition features more than 50 organizations showcasing leading products and solutions relevant to the public sector community.
As a PD Week 2018 Speaker, your name, title, organization, bio and photo will be featured on the FMI website, and shared over the FMI social media accounts.
If you are interested in additional profile, please connect with Jessica Perreault, National Marketing & Communications at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Complimentary registration for your session date!
We welcome you, as a speaker, to attend the event including all other sessions on your speaking date, the exhibition hall and all meals.
Two complimentary tickets to the Friday evening celebration
We are pleased to provide you two complimentary tickets to attend the Evening of Celebration on Friday, November 23.
Access to Speakers’ Lounge
The Speakers’ Lounge is a place for you to relax, prepare for your session or have small meetings. You will have access to the Speakers’ Lounge during the event, located in the Bureau des organisateurs.