Call For Presentations

The Windy City Summit is a two-and-a-half-day conference offering more than 100 educational sessions including panel discussions, case studies and experts presenting a variety of financial topics. Attendees include treasurers, cash managers, accountants, controllers, internal auditors, AVP, EVP, SVP, CEO, COO, CFO and Presidents. Contact Valerie Powley at if you have any questions regarding the Call for Presentations Guidelines.

The Windy City Summit 2020 Call For Presentations is Closed.

Why Attend?

  • Amazing professional development opportunity.
  • Collaborate with experts in the industry.
  • Speakers receive a complimentary full conference registration.
  • Receive recognition for and feedback about your practice or program.

Session Tracks for 2020

We have streamlined out tracks this year, please review the list carefully. All 2020 session tracks and experience levels are listed on this page for your reference.


Banking and Relationship Management (BRM) Topics that cover corporate banking challenges and/or opportunities.

Banker Topics (BT) Designed for bankers and financial service providers.

Corporate Finance (CF) Short and long-term financial management topics including borrowing strategies and vehicles, financial planning and analysis, and capital structure.

Fraud and Compliance (FC) Addresses compliance with regulatory requirements and current threats within treasury systems.

Insurance (INS) Business risk and insurance.

International Treasury Management (INTL) International operations and management including risk solutions, price changes, payments, cash management, and global financial management trade.

Investments and Liquidity Management (ILM) The latest information for maximizing yields and portfolio returns and setting short and long-term investment goals. Tips and techniques for budgeting, cash forecasting and ensuring adequate funding for your operations is available.

Professional Development (PD) Strategies to keep your career on track and continue to enhance your marketability.

Risk Management (RM) Foreign currency and interest rate risk management.

Treasury Management Essentials (TME) Explores a wide variety of global treasury situations and solutions including card programs to cost-effectively and efficiently disburse funds, and the latest trends, best practices, and integration options to achieve seamless transaction processing.

Treasury Technology (TT) Innovative technologies in the treasury and financial industry that create new and improved financial services for companies and users. Some examples include FinTech (APIs, process automation, artificial intelligence, computer software), disruptive technology, POBO/ROBO, blockchain, digital wallet, cryptocurrency, cybersecurity, machine learning, robo-advisers, etc.

Working Capital Management (WCM) Trends and best practices to drive efficiency and maximize your working capital.


December 6, 2019
Deadline to submit Call for Presentations

Mid-January 2020
Speakers notified about session selections

January 31, 2020
Speaker acceptance forms due back to the Windy City Summit

February 28, 2020
Speaker biographies and session descriptions due

May 1, 2020
Session slides due

May 19-21, 2020
2020 Windy City Summit at Navy Pier Convention Center, Chicago

For detailed information please review our 2020 Call for Presentations Guidelines.

Experience Level Guidelines for 2020

Beginner: The content introduces the subject using practical information and user-friendly terms and definitions.

Intermediate: A session designed for participants with some knowledge of the subject. The presentation will provide additional information to provide a greater understanding of the subject matter.

Advanced: These presentations offer in-depth and current information on the subject. Participants should have a strong background in the topic to get the most from the session.