TCEP CONNECT 2020 Star Speaker Search


Do​ ​you​ ​have​ ​what​ ​it​ ​takes​ ​to​ ​take​ ​the​ ​stage​ ​at​ ​TCEP​ Connect 20?​ ​Here’s​ ​your​ ​Big​ ​Break… 

We’ll​ ​give​ ​you​ ​8 ​minutes​ ​to​ ​teach​ ​any​ ​Emergency​ ​Medicine​ ​related​ ​topic​ ​to​ ​a​ ​national​ ​audience​ ​of​ ​your​ ​peers​ ​and​ ​an expert​ ​panel​ ​of​ ​TCEP Educational Meeting Committee Members.​ ​Rock​ ​stars​ ​may​ ​earn​ ​the​ ​chance​ ​to​ ​speak​ ​at​ ​TCEP Connect​ ​​21.​ ​The​ ​Best​ ​of​ ​the​ ​best​ ​wins​ ​the coveted​ ​TCEP​ Connect ​Star​ ​Speaker​ ​Award.​ ​Drive​ ​up​ ​your​ ​odds​ ​of​ ​being​ ​the​ ​Fan​ ​Favorite​ ​by​ ​bringing​ ​all​ ​of​ ​your​ ​friends to​ ​the​ ​show​ ​to​ ​cheer​ ​you​ ​on​ ​vote​ ​for​ ​you!


1. Eligibility: Any​ ​TCEP​ ​member​ ​from​ ​senior​ ​year​ ​residents​ ​(3​rd​​ ​of​ ​PGY1-3​ ​programs​ ​&​ ​4​th​​ ​of​ ​PGY1-4​ ​programs)​ ​to retirement,​ ​board​ ​eligible,​ ​or​ ​board​ ​certified​ ​emergency​ ​physician​ ​that​ ​has​ ​never​ ​spoken​ ​at​ TCEP or ​a​ ​national​ ​ACEP​ ​meeting. ​​Applicants​ ​must​ ​be​ ​registered​ ​for​ ​​TCEP​ Connect 20.

2. Application:​ ​​The​ ​deadline​ ​is March 15,2020​​.​​ ​​Spots​ ​fill​ ​up​ ​fast​ ​–​ ​So​ ​Submit​ ​Early.​​ ​​Don’t​ ​Miss​ ​Your​ ​Big​ ​Break!​ ​​You must​ ​include​ ​a​ ​brief​ ​course​ ​description​ ​and​ ​1-2​ ​learning​ ​objectives.​ ​​ 

Please click on this link to submit application. Candidates will primarily be selected based on timeliness of submission and topic chosen. 

3. Selection:​ ​Provided​ ​eligibility​ ​is​ ​met,​ ​5 ​speakers​ ​will​ ​be​ ​selected.

4. Notification:​ ​Selected​ ​speakers​ ​will​ ​be​ ​notified​ ​by​ ​e-mail​ ​in​ ​March​ ​regarding​ ​participation.

5. Scheduling:​ ​The New Speakers Forum is scheduled for Friday, April 3rd, 2020 415pm-5pm at the Worthington, Ft Worth, Texas. Speakers​ ​will​ ​be​ ​called​ ​randomly​ ​to​ ​speak​ ​anytime​ ​during​ ​this time. ​​If​ ​a​ ​speaker​ ​is​ ​not present​ ​when​ ​their​ ​name​ ​is​ ​called​, ​they​ ​will​ ​be​ ​automatically​ ​disqualified​.

6. Presentation Rules & Format:​ ​​Speakers​ ​are​ ​allowed​ ​8​ ​minutes​ ​for​ ​their​ ​presentation.​ ​No​ ​exceptions. Presentations​ ​will​ ​be​ ​followed​ ​by​ ​a​ ​brief​ ​Q&A​ ​and​ ​EM​ ​Expert​ ​Panel​ ​Evaluation.​ ​​Speakers​ ​must​ ​comply with​ ​the​ ​TCEP/ACEP​ ​Presentation​ ​Policy,​ ​adhere​ ​to​ ​ACCME​ ​guidelines,​ ​and​ ​maintain​ ​respect​ ​for​ ​the​ ​multicultural membership​ ​and​ ​patients.​ ​No​ ​product​ ​sales​ ​are​ ​permitted.​ ​Selected​ ​speakers​ ​will​ ​be​ ​required​ ​to​ ​sign​ ​a​ ​disclosure statement​ ​indicating​ ​any​ ​conflict​ ​of​ ​interest​ ​and​ ​it​ ​must​ ​be​ ​received​ ​by​ ​the​ ​deadline​ ​specified.​ ​Speakers​ ​will​ ​be required​ ​to​ ​submit​ ​a​ ​PowerPoint​ ​presentation​ ​in​ ​electronic​ ​format​ ​by​ ​the​ ​deadline​ ​specified.

7. Award:​ ​One​ ​speaker​ ​will​ ​be​ ​selected​ ​as​ ​the​ ​winner​ ​of​ ​the​ ​​TCEP Connect Star Speaker Award at​ ​the​ ​conclusion​ ​of​ ​the​ ​New Speakers​ ​Forum.​ ​The​ ​winner​ ​will​ ​be​ ​selected​ ​by​ ​members​ ​of​ ​the​ ​TCEP​ ​Educational​ ​Meetings​ ​Committee​ ​based​ ​on their​ ​observation​ ​and​ ​audience​ ​evaluation​ ​data. 

The TCEP Educational Meetings Committee has ultimate authority to choose which individuals will be designated to speak. The committee will review applications to ensure speakers meet eligibility requirements. They will also monitor the presentations to ensure that all speakers end on time, terminating any speaker with inappropriate content or remarks. All decisions of the Educational Meetings Committee are final and cannot be appealed. Travel and other expenses will be the responsibility of the individuals participating and will not be reimbursed by TCEP Connect Superstar Speaker Award!