Speaker Compensation Policy

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  • In appreciation of your participation, ACNS is pleased to extend complimentary attendance to any Fall Course. In addition, as a condition of meeting all the deadlines set forth in the planning timeline, ACNS will offer $200 honorarium for any *eligible talk.
  • NEW! Speakers who do not submit their presentations by the deadline specified in your speaker invitation are no longer eligible to receive an honorarium. If speaker slides are not submitted prior to the deadline, the speaker will not qualify to receive an honorarium.
  • *Eligible talk - presentations of 30 minutes or more, panel presentations are not eligible for incentive.

Travel & Housing

ACNS will reimburse speakers’ travel expenses as follows:

  • Two (2) nights’ hotel stay (at meeting hotel rate or below). For the Fall Courses, ACNS staff typically makes reservations on behalf of each director/speaker and room/tax charges are paid by ACNS directly. See Housing Request Form on the Resources page.
  • Coach airfare, up to $750, no upgrades.
  • No meals


Course speakers will be registered for their respective course(s) at no cost.

Last updated: July 17, 2020