STC Online Seminar
Speaker Manual and Agreement


Thank you for your willingness to present at the 2022 STC Online Seminar. In 2022, the STC Seminar will be presented 3-4 October as an online two-day educational event. STC and its attendees appreciate your expert knowledge, experience, and contributions. Thank you again for being a part of this event.

While you probably have speaking experience either with STC or elsewhere, please do take the time to read through this brief speaker manual and agreement. All the information here has been created just for you—to help you get the most out of your experience and deliver an exceptional presentation.

Use this speaker manual as a guide as you prepare for your session.

Keep in mind that in addition to reading this manual, you will need to submit your acceptance to these terms via our online form (below) by Friday, 26 August 2022.

Speaker Manual Contents:

  1. Dates & Deadlines
  2. Session Format and Speaker Preparation
  3. Start Engaging Now on Social Media
  4. Your Speaker Profile
  5. Evaluation
  6. Copyright & Agreement
  7. Code of Conduct

1. Dates & Deadlines

All speakers MUST adhere to the dates and deadlines set in this schedule! Set reminders to help yourself remember when specific items are due.

    • Accept the terms of this speaker manual and agreement online (see form below): Friday, 26 August

    • Attend a rehearsal in advance of the event: Date TBD

2.  Session Formats and Speaker Preparation

All sessions will be presented live, online through Zoom. Each session will be recorded and provided to attendees after the event.

3.  Start Engaging Now on Social Media

Tell your friends and colleagues you are attending the Seminar! Follow STC on Twitter @stc_org and use the hashtag #STCSeminar for education-related tweets, including announcements, deadlines, event information, and other news leading up to the Seminar.

4.  Your Speaker Profile

The Seminar schedule and speaker information will be published on the STC website. STC will populate the website with your presentation information and the bio you provided with your proposal.

5.  Evaluations

To help us better serve members year after year, we ask all attendees to evaluate their experience at the program, which includes rating each session they attend. Speaker evaluation results will be made available to you after the conference has ended.

6.  Copyright & Agreement

By signing the Speaker Agreement, you are asserting the following:

I grant to STC a royalty-free license to record and distribute my presentations (including audio, video, handouts, and slide presentations) to use for future promotions, with appropriate attribution to me. I understand that I retain copyright ownership of the content of my presentation, and that the grant of this license does not prohibit me from using my presentation in any way or from allowing others to use it.

I represent and warrant that my presentations do not violate any proprietary or personal rights of others (including any copyright, trademark and privacy rights), is factually accurate, and contains nothing defamatory or otherwise unlawful. I have the full authority to enter into this agreement and have obtained all necessary permissions or licenses from any individuals or organizations whose material is included or used in my presentation.

7. Code of Conduct & Rules

By signing this Speaker Agreement, you asserting the following:

I agree to abide by the Education Code of Conduct. During my presentation(s), I will not engage in any type of promotional marketing or selling of any product or service.

I authorize STC to use my name, likeness, photograph, and biographical data in connection with the use and promotion of the program.

I agree to notify STC immediately in the event that an emergency should prevent me from meeting my obligation as a session speaker.

I hereby indemnify and hold STC harmless from and against any and all claims, expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees), arising directly out of

    1. my negligent actions and/or
    2. the breach of any of my covenants, obligations, representations or warranties set forth in this agreement.

Thank you!

If you accept the terms of this manual, please virtually sign the speaker agreement by Friday, 26 August 2022.

If you have questions, please email STC’s Education Department at

Speaker Agreement

After reading the Speaker Manual above, please fill out the following form to accept the terms and guidelines outlined in the Speaker Manual.

    By completing and submitting this form, I agree to adhere to the terms and guidelines mentioned in the Speaker Manual and Agreement.