Call for Faculty

Meeting Status:

ALTA is looking forward to hosting our 5th annual, ALTA SPRINGBOARD, March 16 – 18, 2021. At this time, the conference will be held virtually. ALTA is watching for updates regarding social distancing and in-person events to possibly offer an additional option to attend this meeting in person. If ALTA and the Marriott Tampa Water Street Hotel deem an in-person option to be safe, faculty members will be given the option of whether they want to participate in ALTA SPRINGBOARD in-person or virtually.

Faculty Needs:

ALTA is looking for Faculty for the 2021 ALTA SPRINGBOARD. This event is the springboard that helps ALTA members accelerate their businesses and their careers through interactive discussion and problem solving around title industry challenges.

The format of ALTA SPRINGBOARD is different from the typical ALTA meeting, so the Faculty duties are also different.

We are looking for Discussion Facilitators to lead thoughtful and interactive round-table discussions and brainstorms on specific issues, and Speakers for a limited series on Career Advancement.


Discussion Facilitators should:

  • Encourage positive dialogue
  • Remain assertive and inclusive
  • Be solution oriented
  • Ask thought provoking questions
  • Speak less and listen more


ALTA is accepting Faculty applications through Wednesday, January 20.


Call for Faculty Process:

  • Interested Faculty can submit an application through the online portal.
    • Read the instructions below carefully as our process for speaker selection has changed.
  • ALTA will close the Call for Faculty on Wednesday, January 20.
  • ALTA leadership and staff will meet to review submissions.
  • ALTA will contact accepted Faculty in February.

Completing the Call for Faculty Form:

  • There is no way to save a partial entry of this form, so make sure you have all of the required information and items ready before you begin!
  • Most fields are required, and you won’t be able to submit the form without completing those fields.
  • See below for a list of the information and items required to submit the form.
  • You will receive an email confirmation with a copy of your responses to the email address you provide.
  • Please contact with questions.

Information and Items Required to Submit an Application on the Call for Faculty:

  1. Contact Information: You will be asked to provide your name, title, company, mailing address, email address, cell phone number, and office phone number.
  2. Ideas Festivals Discussions: You will be asked to provide one story/example and question for discussion for each Ideas Festival. Ideas Festival Discussion Topics.
  3. Career Advancement Talks (optional): You will be asked to identify topics which you are interested in presenting during the Career Advancement talks. like to give a career advancement presentation. You will also be asked to provide key takeaways for each topic you select. Possible Career Advancement Talks
  4. Speaker Bio: You will need to upload a bio in Microsoft Word or PDF format. If selected to speak, this bio will be used on the ALTA website and in any CE/CLE filings.
  5. Speaker Headshot: You will need to upload a headshot in JPG format, no larger than 4MB. If selected to speak, this headshot will be used on the ALTA website.
  6. Recent Speaking Engagements: You will be asked to provide information on up to three recent speaking engagements (including organization, event, session title/topic, date, format, co-presenters)
  7. Additional Information: You will have an opportunity to tell us any additional information you think we should know.


Faculty Responsibilities:

  • Participate as a Facilitator in all three Ideas Festivals (March 16-18)
  • Participate in at least 2 Braindates
    • Brief, non-traditional networking meetings based on expertise and interest
    • To be completed during SPRINGBOARD
    • More information to follow
  • Participate in up to 2 Training Webinars
    • Dates will be sent, if selected


Faculty Perks:

  • Name on website
  • Complimentary registration


I have all of the required information and files ready to submit; Take Me to the Call for Faculty Portal!