Submit a Proposal for the ARIAS-U.S. 2019 Spring Conference

Proposal Submission Deadline: 5:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, January 23, 2019

For questions or comments, contact Lauren Harley at ARIAS·U.S. at lharley@arias-us.org or 703.260.7515

Click here to download the submission application.

ARIAS·U.S. is seeking dynamic, relevant, and interesting content for the 2019 Fall Conference to be held May 8-10 at the Breakers in Palm Beach, Florida. The planning committee is seeking submissions for 45 to 60 minute interactive presentations in a General or Breakout session format.  Please consider the list of suggestions when submitting:

Guidelines for Submission

  • Proposals may be submitted for targeted member audiences (i.e. Arbitrators/Umpires, Company Representatives, and Counsel).
  • Presentations will be considered based on quality of topic, introduction of new and innovative concepts, importance of the subject-matter to insurance/reinsurance arbitration, and appeal to the target audience(s).
  • The lead presenter organizes the presentation and is responsible for submitting the proposal application, organizing the group session, moderating the session and leading the discussion.
  • This request for proposals is open to all ARIAS·U.S. members and non-members. Interested parties may submit more than one proposal at a time.
  • ARIAS·U.S. may request a submission be revised to better fit the conference agenda or combined with another presentation where appropriate.
  • Submissions accepted must agree to adhere to a timeline provided by ARIAS·U.S. to submit conference materials, including PowerPoint presentations, and supplementary materials in advance of the conference.
  • All individuals accepted to present in any of the presentation types must be registered by the presenter registration deadline. Please note: no registration or payment is necessary to submit a proposal. Only those accepted will be required to register.
  • Speakers are responsible for their own travel, room, board, incidental, and registration costs.

Proposal Timeline

Proposal Submission Opens:                         January 8, 2019

Proposal Submission Closes:                         January 23, 2019 by 5:00 p.m. ET

Submission Status Notification:                   February 11, 2019

Speaker Confirmation Deadline:                  February 14, 2019

Proposals must be submitted using the application form electronically by 5:00 pm ET on January 23, 2019 to Lauren Harley at lharley@arias-us.org.