Call for Presenters

Closed until next year!
Have a great idea about What's Next for Philly?
Share it with the DesignPhiladelphia festival audience!
We are looking for presenters from various creative backgrounds to take on one burning question - “What’s next for Philly?” in 20 slides, 20 seconds each. No more. No less.

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Where Center for Architecture | 1218 Arch Street | Philadelphia, PA 19107
When Friday October 13, 2017 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Important Dates This is a fast-paced event where timing is essential. Please note the firm deadlines for submissions:

Friday 8/25 | 5pm >> Submit Statement of Intent
  • Name, Title, Organization, Industry
  • Your take on “What’s next for Philly?” in 200 words or less
  • Five (5) Sample Slides* to fastforwardphilly@gmail.com
Tuesday 8/29 >> Selected speakers notified, slide formatting instructions distributed
If selected, please prepare a short bio and headshot for event publicity.

Tuesday 10/3 | 5pm >> Submit all 20 Slides*

Friday 10/13 | 6pm >> Fast Forward Event & Reception

* Slides Submission Requirements: E-mail JPGs or Microsoft Power Point Slides (Mac/Windows acceptable) to fastforwardphilly@gmail.com. File must be no larger than 25 megabytes (MB).

Need More Info? Email fastforwardphilly@gmail.com and view past presentations at fastforwardphilly.blogspot.com. Follow us on Twitter @FastForwardPHL - use #fastforwardphl and #WhatsNextPHL for news & announcements!

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