Conference Committee

2017 ACMP Midwest Change CONNECT

Call for Conference Committee Volunteers

Committee Member Roles and Responsibilities

  • Participate in bi-monthly planning team meetings
  • Contribute to monthly status report including progress and risk mitigation plans for the ACMP Chicago Board
  • Meet (as needed) and work with Conference Board Liaison & Project Manager to review progress, issues and ensure coordination and linkage across planning team
  • Collaborate with fellow committee team members to ensure integrated conference design and seamless planning and execution
  • Serve as a conference ambassador – encourage individuals to attend and participate in conference
  • Establish timeline for assigned work stream and coordinate integration points with other work stream

Logistics Onsite Committee

  • Manage conference registration using Eventbrite system including reporting registration progress and onsite registration plan
  • Work with facility management on contract, logistics, planning, signage, etc.
  • Work with facility management or third party on audio-visual
  • Work with facility management or third party on food and beverage
  • Work with Content & Networking Lead on room layout and space requirements
  • Manage logistics for overall conference / venue set-up / event tear down
  • Work with Sponsorship Lead for exhibit hall needs and logistics
  • Assist in financial management as it relates to logistics
  • Support Project Manager on day of execution

Marketing Committee

  • Develop/manage marketing plan
  • Identify audience categories and outlets – members, non-members, Midwest chapter members, executives, companies, change management publications, press releases, social media, etc.
  • Organize and update distribution lists for Marketing activities
  • Develop and implement strategy to promote/market conference including website event page management
  • Develop onsite signage and resources for conference to reinforce ACMP Midwest brand and conference theme
  • Develop event content for Mobile App

Content Committee

  • Lead the design of the conference content by collaborating with members of the ACMP Midwest Board and other planning team members
  • Create agenda framework (so to know number of speaking spots)
  • Develop “Call for Content” strategy – system for submissions, review & selection methods
  • Coordinate with Marketing Lead to market to appropriate audiences
  • Secure and book speakers (keynote and breakout session) for the conference and
  • Review / confirm speakers and content with the ACMP Midwest Board
  • Coordinate a speaker training and or information packet
  • Coordinate with Marketing Lead to market agenda and speaker announcements
  • Act as onsite liaison for all speakers

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Alison Alexander – Conference Manager

Conference Information

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

University of Chicago: Gleacher Center

450 N Cityfront Plaza Dr.

Chicago, IL 60611


We understand planning is important. Registration levels and prices will be announced and posted to the website shortly. Thank you for your patience.


Interested in being a keynote or breakout speaker this year? Call for speakers will take place in Q2.


Sponsorship Opportunities