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CPMA 2022 Annual Conference & Trade Show

September 13-16, 2022
North Charleston, SC

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS

The 2022 Call for Presentations has closed.  Presentations will be chosen and announced on 7/15/22.  Thanks to all who submitted presentations!

The Carolinas Parking & Mobility Association (CPMA)  is currently accepting Call for Presentations for our 2022 CPMA Annual Conference. The CPMA educates and motivates all parking and transportation professionals in the Carolinas.  Our annual conference is a great platform to provide these educational and motivational sessions.  

This year’s agenda will offer concurrent sessions throughout the conference with presentations centered around two different professional educational / development paths: 

  • Management / Leadership
  • Front-line training

We encourage our CPMA members and other industry professionals to share your expertise and experiences.  The process is simple:

  • Choose a presentation that matches one of our suggested topics below or propose another topic directly related to the parking or transportation mobility industry
  • CPMA members currently in good standing who submit will be given first preference
  • Submit a presentation using the online Call for Presentations Form
  • Submittals will be reviewed and possibly selected to be a part of our conference agenda

Submittals will also be reviewed by IPMI and NPA for possible qualification for CAPP and/or CPP points. 

 2022 Conference Presentation Suggested Topics

  • Parking
    • Maximizing inventory
    • Balancing competing needs
    • Structural maintenance
    • Electric vehicle management and infrastructure
    • Technological innovations
  • Transportation / Mobility
    • On-demand
    • Micro-transit
    • Autonomous vehicles
    • How Parking & Transportation Work Together
    • Technological innovations
  • Professional Development
    • Customer Service
    • Dealing with hostile customers / conflict resolution
    • Parking and mobility industry training

A few other points to mention:

  • All presenters are required to register for the conference
  • All presenters can register at CPMA member rates
  • Presentations which spotlight or promote a specific product or service will not be considered
  • Presenters do not receive speaking fees or expense reimbursement

Speaker/Presentation Evaluation Process

CPMA’s goal is to select presenters who can effectively communicate their message to a diverse audience.  Each presentation will be evaluated using the following criteria: 

Well-Defined Learning Objectives

Learning objectives are clear and support the focus of the presentation.

Well-Defined Focus

Demonstrates a clear and cohesive presentation focus

Overall Quality

Well written session description indicating the session will be informative and educational

Relevance and Practical Application of Material

Session content is broad enough and relevant to appeal to a diverse audience (i.e., municipal, university, airport, hospital and other operating environments, etc.)

Ethical

The presentation is not sales-oriented and commercial in nature

Quality and Presentation Skills of Presenter

The speakers’ biography provides sufficient evidence that he/she is well qualified