Convergence® 2020: Thread Talks - Presenter Registration
Convergence® Thread Talks
Take the stage and share your fiber art idea, project, or experience. We are searching for creative makers who will inspire, surprise and delight the audience with their story in under 15 minutes. We all have stories to tell about our love of and experience with fiber. This is your chance! Public speaking experience is not required.
Submission Deadline: June 15, 2020
Notification of Selection: July 1, 2020
Conditions for Acceptance
Before an application for a Thread Talk can be accepted, it must meet the following criteria.
Availability: There must be availability in the category and time slot you're applying for
Community Fit: You must be likely, in our judgment, to be a good addition to the fiber art conversation -- someone who can contribute to the conversations and community at the conference, and the projects that may come out of it
At a Thread Talk, you agree to:
Limit your talk to no more than 15 minutes.
Avoid aggressively pushing your own services, products or causes.
Share information but do not advertise or ask for money. No selling from the stage.
We will evaluate your nomination and will share this information with staff members and third parties selected to review speaker applications. HGA reserves the right to reject applications for a Thread Talk.
HGA's Right to Terminate
We reserve the right to terminate any Thread Talk at any stage without explanation by notifying the individual concerned by email.
For assistance, please call (678) 730-0010 Monday-Friday, 12-5 PM EST.
We look forward to seeing you in Knoxville!
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