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IPMA 2019 Conference Call For Speakers

Due December 31, 2018

IPMA is searching for speakers for our annual educational conference in Louisville, KY June 2-6, 2019. Our theme is “Be a Front Runner” and you can be there! Hot topics from our Advisory Board and Conference Committee are listed in the table below. You can submit a request to speak on any of these topics or create your own. All ideas are welcome.

Each session is 45 minutes long. We recommend covering content for 35-40 minutes and then allowing 5-10 minutes for valuable Q&A. Class size ranges from 20 to 40 of the most influential professionals in the industry.

Speaker Benefits:

  • Discount conference registration (including all meals and special events).
  • Builds your reputation as an industry expert.
  • Opportunity to educate like-minded professionals on relevant topics.
  • Exposure to industry leaders.
  • Inclusion in the conference program and website.

Submission Process:

Simply fill out IPMA 2019 Call for Speakers Form and email to Mike Loyd, Executive Director,, fax to 816/945-4505 or mail to IPMA HQ, 103 North Jefferson Street, Kearney, MO 64060 no later than December 31, 2018. The more information you provide, the more informed our Advisory Board will be when they review your submission.

We will be notifying accepted speakers and presentations in January, 2019.

Technology Operations Management Mail Specific
Integration with web and social media. Budget hourly rates. How to leverage the USPS, FedEx, UPS, etc.
Web/print/social media integration. Team building. Process of bringing mail in-house.
Multi-channel media delivery. What if print/mail are only a part of staff’s job? Funding models.
Artwork/pre-press. Help my business grow. Mail house justification.
Workflow. “Staying alive.” Revenue ideas.
PMS/WTP implementation. Writing a business plan. Mail piece design.
Managers discussing how they use equipment. Writing a marketing plan. Virtual mail boxes.
Offset printing. Success stories. Intelligent lockers.
High speed inkjet. Revenue ideas. Effect of Amazon.
3D printing. Building a RFP. Rate change effects.
Creative use of Wide Format. Partnering with Key Stakeholders (Marketing, Admissions, etc.)
Fleet management.
Succession plans.
Disaster recovery.
How to leverage the USPS, FedEx, UPS, etc.
Process of bringing mail in-house.
Funding models.
Mail house justification.
Revenue ideas.
Mail piece design.
Virtual mail boxes.
Intelligent lockers.
Effect of Amazon.
Rate change effects.