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Call for Participation is Now Open!

WE Local Portland is now accepting speaker submissions. Be prepared for the Call for Participation (CFP) abstract submission with the WE Local Portland CFP Overview which includes a sample of the abstract online application. The deadline to apply is Friday, December 22. All potential speakers will be notified of selection by January 2018. If you like to be considered as a speaker for more than one conference, you must submit a separate abstract for each.

Attendee Desired Content

Based on 2017 WE Local attendance feedback, attendees are looking for more content around a variety of topics. View the list of 2017 WE Local attendee desired content.

Important Details

Prior to submitting a presentation, please be aware of the following details:

  • Speakers do not need to be from the Portland area to participate
  • Speakers will not be compensated for presenting at a WE Local conference
  • Speakers are not provided travel and/or expenses to/from the conference
  • All accepted speakers will receive a conference discount for a Premier or Select Registration, view the complete list of registration rates

Improvements from 2017

Based on feedback from 2017 WE Local conferences, the 2018 WE Local abstract online submission will be the same across all national WE Local conferences and now, global conferences as well. One application, one portal.