How We Choose Speakers and Terms and Conditions

Great speakers and sessions are what make the EMERGE: Consumer Health Forum the premier forum on consumer financial health. With limited sessions, demand is very high for speaking opportunities. Due to this high demand, the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) may not follow up with each submission.

Submissions are considered on a rolling basis until October 2, 2017. If we are interested in your nomination, our content lead will contact you with a request for additional information.

How we Choose Speakers
Initial discussions between any representative of CFSI and nominating organizations does not constitute an official invitation. CFSI invites speakers on a rolling basis through a formal invitation in writing and with clear deadlines. Invitations and speaking opportunities will be limited to one per company. CFSI prioritizes topics that are timely, interesting, and salient to consumer financial health. CFSI prioritizes new speakers, new organizations, new ideas, and seniority within an organization.

By a submitting a speaker nomination, you are committing to facilitate an introduction to the speaker or the speaker’s authorized communications contact (if you have a connection); and you believe that the speaker may be available to attend and speak about the topic nominated at EMERGE on June 6-8, 2018 in Los Angeles, CA.

CFSI agrees to treat the content of all submissions as confidential. By pressing “I accept,” you acknowledge that CFSI and its selection committee will have full access to all submissions and supporting information in order to review the content and make selections. Confirmed speakers will be included in marketing materials and relevant collateral for EMERGE, June 6-8, 2018 in Los Angeles, CA.

If you have not received an email confirmation for your submission, we have not received it. If your submission has been selected, you will be contact by email.

Accommodation and Travel Costs
Accommodation, travel costs, and any other expenses incurred by speakers in relation to EMERGE will not be reimbursed by the CFSI.

All speaker invitations are not transferable. Once an invitation has been issued and accepted, if the speaker seeks to cancel , the speaking opportunity may be rescinded.

E-mail communications
By submitting your speaker nomination or session content ideas, you grant CFSI the right to contact you using the email and mailing address that you provide during submission. CFSI will relay essential information to you electronically and/or by mail.

In addition to these Terms and Conditions, please also review our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use, available on our website and incorporated herein by reference.