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Deadline: Monday, November 14, 2016

It is our pleasure to announce that the 2017 Association of Language Companies (ALC) Annual Conference will be held from May 17-20, 2017, at the Eden Roc Resort in Miami, Florida. The language services industry is growing at a tremendous rate. As the largest and most prominent trade organization for this industry in the United States, ALC will deliver unparalleled education and networking opportunities specific to your industry and your business.

We are seeking speakers and session leaders who can engage, enlighten, and inspire our 200+ attendees. These will be experts in their fields from a wide variety of backgrounds both within and outside of the language services industry. With attendees of varying levels of expertise, the conference needs introductory as well as advanced content.

We are developing a conference that delivers even more content than before, and this is your opportunity to help us by submitting a proposal on any of the topics listed here.

Attendee Profile

ALC Conference attendees include a varied group of business owners, upper management executives, key decision-makers, and other experts.

Types and Lengths of Sessions

We welcome you to engage our attendees in one of the following session types. Please remember to include 15 minutes at the end for questions:


-Length: 15, 30 or 60 minutes
-One or more people present information to an audience and answer questions during or after.

Panel discussion

-Length: 60 or 90 minutes
-A few experts on a topic speak with the audience under a less formal structure.


-Length: 60 or 90 minutes
-There is no speaker or audience, just one group that is encouraged to bring questions or ideas on a topic to share with everyone in an informal discussion on a topic.
-One person moderates.

Pre- or Post-Conference Workshop

-Length: 90 minutes or 3 hours
-Includes different activities and group discussions and encourages interaction among attendees.

Small Talks

-Length: 15 minutes


-Length: 15, 30, or 60 minutes
-Surprise us with something interesting! But please be specific.

Industry speakers receive the ALC member registration rate.

Speakers from outside the industry receive a complimentary registration for the date of their presentation. Registration for additional days is available at the ALC member rate. You may also want to register for receptions and/or dinners at the same time.

Speakers book and pay for their own travel and hotel.

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