Speaker Resources

Important Dates

  • Confirm speaker names – March 29, 2019
  • Submit biography, photo and speaker agreement – April 5, 2019
  • Submit presentation materials – May 29, 2019
  • See you in Durham!  June 6-8, 2019

Submissions: What we need from you

  • Biography – please submit a short biography of no more than 250 words. If it is longer than this it will be edited down to fit the requirement.
  • Photo – please submit a high resolution photo in a JPEG format


You are welcome to use your own presentation format. Breakout sessions will have a widescreen format (16:9). If you have any questions, please contact us.

Tech Stuff

The following equipment will be provided for breakout sessions: LCD Projector, screen, laptop, microphone, internet connection and wireless presentation remote. Please let us know if you need any specialized audio visual equipment or if you have embedded sound clips or videos.

Room set up

We have six breakout spaces for sessions at the Durham Convention Center. The majority of the rooms will be set up theater style, but we have two rooms that are set up in rounds for interactive/workshop style sessions. The Durham Converntion Center floorplan can be found here.

Room Set-up Capacity
Junior Ballroom B Rounds 90
Junior Ballroom C Rounds 90
Meetings Rooms 1 &2 Theater 75
Meeting Room 3 & 4 Theater 75
Junior Ballroom A2 & A3 Rounds 60
Junior Ballroom D2 & D3 Rounds 60



UWCC will award up to two complimentary full-registrations to the presenter(s) or panelists who participate in your CCMA breakout session. It you have more than two presenters or panelists, please email Megan Webster at mawebster@wisc.edu to confirm which panelists will receive the complimentary registration.


Registration link will be in your invitation letter. If you encounter any issues, please contact Laura Richards at conferences@union.wisc.edu. Please check in at the registration desk onsite to pick up your badge and event information.


You will need to make your own hotel and travel arrangements.  Please see our accommodations page for hotel information and reservation contacts. Please note that the conference hotel block fills up very quickly, please make your reservations as soon as possible.

Questions? Contact Us!

Megan Webster