2021 speaker policy information
GPGC Committee requests that an electronic form of your presentation may be recorded and provided for our attendees' future reference. Materials will be placed on the conference's website.
In return for your participation in the Conference, GPGC will provide speakers with the benefits outlined under the Speaker Classification Guidelines.
All speakers are provided with free registration to the entire conference.
SPEAKER CLASSIFICATION GUIDELINES
In-State Speaker (includes MO, IA, KS, NE)
Grower and NGO Speakers
In-State Speaker (include MO, IA, KS, NE):
All the above speaker groups receive the following benefits in addition to the listed honorarium.
Additional Speaker Categories
Vendor Speaker: Compensation arrangements for vendor speakers will be determined by the organizing committee member that solicited the vendor speaker. Please note those arrangements on the speaker commitment form.
Grower Panel Speaker
REIMBURSEMENT & EXPENSE NOTES
Speakers receiving honoraria of $600.00 or more will provide GPGC (run through the University of Missouri Extension Office for Buchanan County) with their social security number or their federal tax ID number. The speaker will be issued a 1099 tax form by the IRS deadline, reporting all earnings from University of Missouri Extension Office. The speaker agrees to complete and submit an original W-9 form by the conclusion of the conference. Payment will not be made until a W-9 is on file. Download or complete the fillable W-9 form above.
Speakers can download a Speaker Expense Voucher from the button above.