PECon 2022 Call for Presentations - Now Closed

A national conference for professional engineers committed to protecting the public’s health, safety and welfare.

The National Society of Professional Engineers is now accepting presentation submissions for consideration for the 2022 Professional Engineers Conference, August 1–3, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Call for Presentations is closed. Thank you to all who participated. Please check back in the future for next year's details.

Conference Theme

Harnessing the Power of PEs to Create a Better World

Why Present

Share your expertise with professional engineers at a nationally recognized conference. Accepted presenters will receive:

  • Recognition on the conference website with a headshot photo, biography, and session description.

  • A customized press release announcing your participation and contribution to the conference to share with your employer and/or clients.

  • Assistance with (and guidelines for) promoting your session on social media outlets.

  • Follow-up survey results and comments related to your presentation.

  • The unparalleled opportunity to give back to the Professional Engineer community.

Conference Topics

  • Topic I: Amplify Your Leadership Power Skills
    Beyond being technically qualified and committed to ethical practices, PEs are leaders. NSPE is seeking skills-focused presentations for all career levels.
     Read the full details.

  • Topic II: Stay informed about Issues and Trends Impacting the Profession
    The workplace environment is constantly changing and evolving. NSPE is seeking presentations addressing the latest issues and trends impacting PEs and the engineering industry.
     Read the full details.

  • Topic III: Invest in Your Career
    Choosing a career as a professional engineer is an intentional act by engineers committed to the public’s health, safety, and welfare. NSPE is seeking career development topics that will help engineers at all career stages achieve their highest potential.
     Read the full details.

Session Format

  • Breakout session

    These are engaging 60- minute presentations, give presenters a chance to share their ideas, experiences and perspectives gleaned from their research, practice or experience and/or focus. They should provide the audience with opportunities for participation and engagement.

  • Workshop

    90 – minute structured hands-on professional development activity, tackling an issue or developing a specific leadership or technical skill. Proposals should include a description of workshop tasks and a sample of interactive activities in which participants share information, participate in case study, and/or create materials and action plans. There are limited slots for this session format.

  • Panel discussion

    A moderated, interactive session that brings together 3 or more panelists to engage participants in discussion. There are limited slots for this session format.

Submission Instructions and Important Deadlines

Deadlines and Process
  • The call for presentations online submission form is open from November 5–30, 2021.

  • Submissions are peer-reviewed. Committee’s decisions will be communicated by February 2022.

  • If selected, you must accept/decline the invitation to present by the deadline given in the notification

  • Once you hit the Submit Application button, your proposal has been submitted and you WILL NOT be able to make changes.

  • If you are submitting multiple proposals, you will have to re-enter all your data.

  • Presenters will not engage in commercial presentations of their organization .

Required Information

When filling out the form please be sure to fill out all required fields. If you have multiple speakers, you must enter speaker information for each speaker. If your submission is incomplete, it will disqualify the session for consideration.

  • Call for Presentations Template: View/use the Call for Presentations Template to build your proposal before you enter it into the system. If you have any questions, contact meetings@nspe.org.

  • Speaker Info: Name, Designation, Title, Company, Bio, Headshot , Social Media handles

  • Contact Info: Email, Phone, Address

  • Course Info: Title, Abstract, Learning Objectives, Description, Category

Additional Information

  • You are available to present in-person at any time assigned during the days of August 1–3, 2022 in Philadelphia, PA. Please note that this conference is scheduled to be live in-person, however, depending on COVID-19 restrictions, this might be converted to a virtual or hybrid conference. This could alter the format of the conference and all selected speakers will be notified of any changes.

  • NSPE will give a one-day complimentary registration to the conference for the day of your presentation. Speakers will need to register for any additional days they wish to attend.

  • NSPE will not pay an honorarium nor expenses for any general session speakers.

  • Please note that this process is for general session speakers. Keynote speakers will be reviewed separately. All speakers are welcome to submit for this call for proposals and any keynote submissions will be entered into the keynote review process .

If you have any questions, contact meetings@nspe.org