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Call for Speakers

The annual SSI User Conference happens October 23-25, 2024 at The Summit Hotel in Cincinnati, OH. With over 60 sessions, networking opportunities, refreshments, and entertainment over 3 days, this conference will surely be a great experience!

This popular three-day, multi-track event is committed to providing user-focused content covering all SSI VIP products, public sector, and local government industry topics related to accounting, payroll, budgeting, utility billing, accounts payable, data analytics, cybersecurity, cloud technology, human resources, local government law, artificial intelligence, and more.


The Summit Hotel

Cincinnati, OH

Start - October 23, 2024

End - October 25, 2024


Additional Information

Dates to Remember

Call for Sessions opens: 4/15/2024
Call for Sessions ends: 6/15/2024
Speakers announced: 7/15/2024
Event dates: 10/23/2024 - 10/25/2024

Call for Sessions Guide

Please review the Call for Sessions Guide to answer any questions before submitting.

By submitting a session, you are committing to the following if your presentation is chosen for SSI User Conference:
-For authentication purposes, prospective speakers must submit their own session entries. Do not submit on behalf of others.
-Only 3 submissions are allowed per speaker for the event.
-Maximum of 2 speakers per session submission.
-Your content must be educational in nature. The audience will be public sector finance officials, such as finance directors, utilities supervisors, auditors, treasurers, HR directors, and more. The content should be relevant to this particular group of people.

What's in it for You

You will benefit by being a speaker at our user conference in the following ways:
1. Be recognized as an industry leader.
2. Add speaking engagement to your resume.
3. Network with hundreds in your industry and gain valuable leads.
5. Conduct surveys and research to benefit your future presentations and projects.
6. Be promoted on our social media platforms (LinkedIn, X, Facebook), on our website and blog, and via email to thousands of people nationwide.
7. Be entered to win the Speaker of the Year Award at the conference.

Submission Types:

-Session Presentation: Typically 60 minutes in length including Q&A (recommend 50 minutes of educational content and 10 minutes for Q&A)
-Panel Discussion: Typically 60 minutes in length including Q&A (you can submit an idea for one where you are the host, or submit a consideration to be included as a panelist).
-Workshop: Typically 2-3 hours in length including Q&A.

Preparing to Submit

To get started, there are three things that you should consider before submitting your proposal:

1. What would our local government audience gain from your presentation?
2. What are your goals for the presentation?
3. Is your presentation relatable to people who work in the public sector?

All accepted speakers must submit their slides and handout materials before the event. If they fail to do so by 8/1/2024, the session will be canceled. 

Suggested topics include accounting, payroll, budgeting, utility billing, accounts payable, data analytics, cybersecurity, cloud technology, human resources, local government law, strategic planning, municipality management, intentionality, and artificial intelligence. Sessions can focus on fundamentals, case studies, optimization, advanced knowledge/skills, scholarly study/research, etc.

Cancellation Policy

Please email Ljones@mysoftwaresolutions.com before 8/1/2024 to cancel your planned session. If you have to cancel after that date, no expenses will be refunded.

Free Use of Media

You agree to give us permission to publish quotations from your session in any form of media or manner. You give us the right to use, publish, reproduce, modify, adapt, and distribute at any time and in any form of media or manner (1) photographs taken of you or your property while participating in user conference activities, its sponsors, or other third parties, or (2) photographs that you have voluntarily submitted of you or your property while participating in conference activities. No payment will be made to you for the use of the photographs. You agree that we do not need your consent or approval of the finished product or products, and the copy or other matter that may be used in connection with the photographs, or the use to which the photographs might be applied.

Submission Form

By submitting this form, you are acknowledging that you are applying to be a speaker at the Software Solutions User Conference. Software Solutions is under no obligation to award a speaking engagement to those who submit this form. If chosen to be a speaker, host, or panelist, you will be contacted by a Software Solutions representative.