1.How long are the sessions?

Concurrent sessions  – 60 minutes
Marketplace sessions – 20 minutes
Pitch Challenge presentations – 5 minutes

2. What are the timings of the conference?

The conference is scheduled for 13:00 GMT – 17:00 GMT January 27 -28, 2020

3. Can I submit my own panel or will you group me with other speakers?

You may submit a pre-formed panel. Please note guidance on panel submissions:

CORE Group is committed to diverse panelists, experiences, and expertise. Sessions are expected to have presenters from at least two organizations, genders, and geographies. Panels should work to have three or four panelists, with a balance of experiences, expertise, and perspectives.

Please keep this in mind when selecting co-presenters for your submission.

We may group selected speakers in the concurrent sessions around common themes.

4. When will you let me know if I am selected?

We will notify applicants who submit by the December 3 2020 deadline on December 23 2020.

5. Do I need to pay to present?

All speakers need to register. There is no fee charged to present or participate at GHPC21.

6. Can I start the submission form and complete it later?

Unfortunately the application form does not have a ‘save and continue’ feature. Please make sure you answer all required fields before submitting to ensure we receive your application. Partial responses will not be processed. 

You will be asked to:

Please describe (300 words maximum), the background of this session.

Please describe (300 words maximum), the proposed results and conclusion of this session.

In a brief description of the session (300 words maximum), please describe how this session will advance the overall conference theme and which of the conference objectives it will contribute to.

Please describe your initial thoughts for a participatory session design and format. (CORE Group will provide guidance in session design for selected sessions.)

7) How can my organization participate in the conference even after abstract submission closed?

There are still exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities available for those who are still looking to participate. To see the different options available, please check out the sponsorship section on our website here or contact maureen@coregroup.org