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2015 Speaker Logistics and Call for Speakers

Call for 2015 Speakers

The Forum Committee will contact all members and past Forum attendees early in February requesting proposals for presentations and speakers for 2015 to be submitted on the CCF2015 Speaker Proposal Template see below which should be emailed to William Forsythe at with cc to Erin Brosnihan at

Submissions are to be received no later than March 31st and will be responded to by email by May 31st or shortly thereafter. The deadline for submissions is March 31st is in order to allow us to determine the number of Ritz rooms to be held for speakers, thereby leaving as many rooms as possible open to Registrants. Upon acceptance we will forward a copy of the speaker guidelines which will include important information and the date we need to receive your final presentation. The final speaker selection and agenda is expected to be available in September.

The goal of the Forum is education and networking among IMAC members and participants.

Note: IMAC makes an annual US$ 5,000 donation to the Cayman Islands Cancer Society in lieu of speaker gifts.

Submissions will be reviewed based on these criteria:
1. Overall quality, with well-defined focus and timeliness of the topic.
2. Level of interaction, input from, and networking among the attendees.
3. Relevance to the captive and/or risk retention industries and their associated businesses.
4. Introduction of emerging subjects or topics which appeal to varying experience levels.
5. An intriguing and concise title that conveys the importance and relevance of the subject.
6. Identify learning points and takeaways for conference attendees.
7. An inter-active format with session attendees is encouraged.
8. Panel sessions should involve 2 to 4 speakers with varying perspectives on a topic.
9. All sessions will be approx an hour in length including introductions and Q&A.
10. Each panel session must include at least one captive owner or risk manager.

CCF2015 Speaker Guidelines (available here in early February)
CCF2015 Speaker Proposal Template (available here in early February)
CCF2015 Speaker Presentation PowerPoint Template (available here mid-yesr)


Speaker Key Dates


2015 Forum

2016 Forum

Speakers – IMAC email call for speakers

Feb 2015

 similar timing

Speaker Submissions - 1st deadline

March 31, 2015

 similar timing

Speaker Submissions - Send emails to Accept / Decline

May 31, 2015

 similar timing

Speaker Registration

Emails will be sent to all accepted speakers with a link to register as a complimentary speaker (and provide a photo and brief bio) and a link to book a Speakers room at the Ritz Carlton.


Speaker Presentations due date. Please use the presentation template (see below)

November 1, 2015.

 similar timing

Upload Presentations

November 27,2015

 similar timing