Consider Speaking at a Future TSIA Conference!

TSIA World speakers share their expertise, receive professional recognition for their accomplishments, and establish themselves as a tech industry thought leader by sharing their methodologies and business strategies with other industry professionals.
Note: The application review period for TSIA World INTERACT is October–November and May–June for TSIA World ENVISION.

Speaker Qualifications and Conditions

Before you apply for one of our speaking opportunities, be sure to read the speaker qualifications and conditions outlined below.

Speaker Qualifications

  • Speaker must be either an employee of a current TSIA member company or TSIA Consulting Alliance Partner. (Speaking opportunities are available for TSIA Industry Solution Partners in selected Conference sponsorship packages.) TSIA reserves the right to verify membership/partnership status before accepting an application.
  • Speaker must be available to present in person. One complimentary registration is awarded per speaking session. Co-presenters must purchase an additional registration.
  • Speaker must be a practitioner in a management discipline related to a TSIA Research Practice, with first-hand experience with the subject matter.
  • Speaker must be able to share the ROI or benefits that resulted from the technology, solution, or process.
  • Speaker must be passionate about sharing knowledge with others; creative; dynamic; and experienced with audience engagement tactics.

Content Criteria

TSIA World Conference content is carefully curated to inspire attendees to transform their businesses and advance their professions. Here is what we are looking for in TSIA World Conference content and speakers:

  • Content is current, innovative, and original to TSIA World conferences. The content is not repurposed from past TSIA and non-TSIA events.
  • Topic aligns with the current Conference theme, tracks, storylines (learner's objectives), and/or business challenges.
  • Content is approved by the speaker’s employer for presentation to an external audience.
  • Content can be delivered in either a 10-, 20-, or 30-minute session.
  • Content offers practical advice on improving delivery, lowering costs, increasing efficiencies, or increasing revenue.
  • The speaker represents that copies of materials provided to attendees at the Conference will be made only from legal copies and that speaker either (a) owns the copyright, (b) has written permission from the copyright owner(s) for this use, or (c) reasonably believes this use of each copyrighted work to be fair use or in the public domain. Copyright notices and attributions for each copyrighted work will be included on all such materials.
  • A complete submission should include the following:
  1. 2-3 sentences describing the session
  2. Who should attend
  3. Three key actionable takeaways

  • A complete submission should include the following:
    • 2-3 sentences describing the session
    • Who should attend
    • Three key actionable takeaways


  • By agreeing to speak at a TSIA World Conference, speakers are expected to complete all the assigned tasks and meet the deadlines to submit their session and speaker deliverables via the Speaker Resource Center (an information portal). These include submitting a speaker bio, a session abstract, presentation slides, and any other materials required by the conference organizers. The speakers are also responsible for registering for the conference, booking travel and accommodation, and participating in our Speaker Office Hour. Failure to comply with these requirements may result in the cancellation of the speaking engagement.
  • Circumstances beyond TSIA's control may necessitate changes to the Conference agenda. In such situations, TSIA reserves the right to cancel or replace speakers and modify topics. In cases where TSIA exercises its right to modify the agenda, speakers affected by the change will be notified in writing. Any substitutions or modifications will be updated on the TSIA World website as soon as possible.
  • Speakers may withdraw from participation as a presenter by giving 45 days’ written notice to TSIA before the Conference.
  • TSIA holds in-person and virtual events. TSIA and its professional service providers reserve the right to pre-record speaker presentations; to record onsite or livestream video, photos, and audio; to record events; to distribute session proceedings and post such media to its social channels, website, or mobile app; to display feeds on monitors at the Conference venues; and to create future marketing materials with any of the above assets.
  • By presenting or attending a TSIA conference or Event, speaker acknowledges and agrees that TSIA reserves the right to use any recorded media for purposes of display and consumption before, during, and after the Conference for an unspecified time, for education, inquiries, marketing and promotional purposes, and any other lawful purposes in the ordinary course of TSIA's business. TSIA is not responsible or liable in any way for the activities of attendees involving recording or streaming video, pictures, or audio at Conference venues.
  • The in-person conference venues are public spaces. Accordingly, speakers, attendees, exhibitors, sponsors, news organizations, and other businesses may record or stream their own videos, take pictures, or record audio of activities at these conferences. The responsible party must communicate to the audience that the activity is being recorded by posting signage at the entrance or within the space.

TSIA World INTERACT | The Rise of AI in Technology and Service Operations Conference Topics

TSIA World is designed to help technology and services leaders network, share ideas, and learn about the latest trends in the industry. We are seeking TSIA World speakers to deliver a compelling presentation supporting the topics and accompanying business challenges and opportunities below.

The Data & AI Revolution for Revenue Optimization & Customer Success

In today's data-driven business world, unlocking sustainable growth demands going beyond mere revenue generation. It's about building and nurturing lasting customer relationships with the help of cutting-edge technologies. This track dives deep into the transformative power of AI and advanced analytics to bridge the gap between profitable recurring revenue and exceptional customer success.

AI and ML: Transforming Professional Services

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) intersection with professional services is ushering in a new era of efficiency, innovation, and client-centricity. Join us for an illuminating series of sessions, "AI and ML: Transforming Professional Services," where we delve into the profound impact of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning technologies on how professional services are delivered and experienced.

In these sessions, distinguished experts and trailblazers in the field will explore how AI and ML are reshaping the landscape of the four pillars of professional services: consultation, design, implementation, and integration. Discover how these technologies drive operational excellence, improve client engagements, and enable successful organizations to provide insightful, data-driven advice.

Accelerating Education Services with Analytics, ML, and Generative AI

In the rapidly evolving landscape of enterprise technology product companies, education services have become pivotal in ensuring the successful adoption and utilization of complex solutions. To stay ahead in this competitive environment, leveraging advanced technologies like Analytics, Machine Learning (ML), and Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become essential for enhancing education services' effectiveness, efficiency, and innovation.

This track is designed for professionals and leaders within technology companies who are seeking novel strategies to optimize their education services. The informative sessions in this track will delve into the transformative potential of Analytics, ML, and Generative AI in streamlining various aspects of education services, from content creation and personalization to user engagement and performance measurement.

AI-Driven Proactive Support and Field Services

Integrating Artificial Intelligence (AI) into support and field services has emerged as a game-changing strategy for companies looking to enhance customer satisfaction, minimize downtime, and drive operational efficiency.

This track delves into the transformative potential of AI in the context of customer support and field services. It is designed exclusively for leaders and practitioners within technology and services organizations. This track will offer invaluable insights into leveraging AI-powered tools and techniques to anticipate, prevent, and resolve issues before they impact customers.

Revolutionizing Managed Services with AIOps and Generative AI

In the era of "Digital Managed Services" and "Managed XaaS," technology product companies, system integrators, and IT outsourcers face increasing pressure to deliver seamless and efficient managed services. The evolution of Artificial Intelligence (AI) has introduced transformative capabilities that hold the potential to revolutionize the way managed services are provided. This track is designed to empower professionals within these domains with a comprehensive understanding of how AI-driven technologies can drive innovation, enhance operational efficiency, and elevate customer experiences.

Join us as we delve into the realm of AI Operations (AIOps) and Generative AI, exploring their profound impact on managing complex IT ecosystems and enhancing service delivery.


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