Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants
PSPA Speaker Application

48th Annual PSPA Fall CME Conference

November 29- December 2, 2023
Hershey Lodge, Hershey, PA

Dear Speaker Applicant:

Thank you for your interest in submitting a speaker application for the 48th Annual PSPA Fall CME Conference at the Hershey Lodge for the dates of November 29- December 2, 2023.

There are several opportunities provided to you as a speaker at a CME conference. Speaking provides:

  • An opportunity to share your knowledge and expertise with your colleagues,
  • An opportunity to build confidence in being a public speaker
  • An opportunity to support the PA field and PSPA, and
  • An opportunity to participate in the PSPA conference to network with your colleagues and learn from other speakers.

As you prepare to complete the application process please review the Critical Due Dates and Support from PSPA sections to make sure you are available to meet the deadlines and understand the remuneration options. We do require a CME disclosure from the American Association of Physician Assistants (AAPA) to be signed and a W-9 to be completed if you are requesting an honorarium.

The speaker application is due by December 31, 2022. Applications are reviewed by the education committee, so please complete all sections of the application. Applicants will be notified by January 31, 2023 of the status of their speaker application.

If you have any questions, please e-mail Susan DeSantis at Thank you for your consideration in submitting a speaker application for the 48th Annual PSPA Fall CME Conference .

PSPA CME Conference Committee

Critical Due Dates

An important responsibility of a CME speaker is to submit required paperwork to PSPA by the noted deadlines. The deadlines must be met to guarantee the success of the conference. It is very important that you read and understand the following information.

Action Required Due Date
Submit Speaker Contract, CME Disclosure, Headshot, W-9 (if applicable) March 31, 2023
Reserve Sleeping Room October 15, 2023
Submit Presentation and handout November 10, 2023
Submit Recorded Presentation November 10, 2023
Attend Conference November 29, 2023
Support From PSPA

Approved applications will have the option of one of the following remunerations if you are a session speaker:

  • Honorarium in the amount of $400.00 per session, paid by PSPA. Requires a completed W-9 to be submitted with the speaker contract.
  • Donate honorarium to the PSPA 2023 Annual Charity.
  • In lieu of honorarium, complimentary conference registration.
    All speakers requesting CME must pre-register for the conference by registering online with a speaker registration code prior to the due date. Speaker registration codes will be provided after sessions have been approved.

For workshop presenters, a total honorarium of $400.00 per workshop is provided by the PSPA. If one (1) speaker presents a workshop, then they may utilize one of the above options for remuneration. If two (2) or more are presenting the workshop, then the honorarium is divided by the number of speakers. Each speaker may utilize option one or two of the above options for remuneration with the dollar amount being determined by the number of speakers.