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The Synthetic Turf Council is seeking your input for presenters and topics for the 2016 Annual Membership Meeting in Tucson, AZ and the 2017 Spring Membership Meeting in Las Vegas, NV. These meetings will attract hundreds of professionals in the synthetic turf industry who will come together for 2-1/2 days of exceptional education, keynote speakers, seminars and unmatched  networking.

This is your STC, so we encourage you to submit a technical session presentation or other educational ideas for 2016-2017. We want to ensure that your time and involvement at the STC meetings are of value.

We look forward to receiving your submission! If you have any questions, please let us know.

Presentation Selection:

All presentation proposals received on or before Wednesday, June 1, 2016 will be reviewed by the STC Program Committee.  Selection will be determined on appropriateness and interest of topic, level of content, comprehensiveness of session objectives and expertise of presenter.  STC reserves the right to make recommendations for revisions of content within proposals prior to acceptance.  Participation as a presenter is by invitation only after review of the proposal.  Presenters will be notified only of their acceptance. 


Requested honoraria are not guaranteed and will be confirmed directly by STC.  STC Office Headquarters will contact speakers to negotiate honoraria.  STC Members note: Travel, accommodation and meal expenses are the responsibility of any STC member. All presenters must register for the event on the STC website. Presenters are given complimentary registration for the day in which they are speaking, but required to pay a [reduced] fee if they will be attending the full conference. Discounted fees will be refunded after the conference.


All presenters are required to submit their final presentation to STC by no later than Monday, August 1, 2016.

STC's Non-Commercial Policy:

STC Program Committee is seeking valuable educational sessions and are always critical of presenters or sessions that are self-promotional. STC policy requires that presenters do not use a conference session for commercial sales pitches, self-promotion or unwarranted criticism of a competitor. Presentations should only advance the educational process; sales pitches do not and are therefore not acceptable. Speakers are not permitted to distribute company promotional literature, brochures or sales materials in any form to attendees during their session. 

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