Speaker Resources

Speaker Resources

Are you a speaker for the 2018 Dallas Ministry Conference? Thank you for agreeing to present. Without you, this conference wouldn't be possible.


The following information will be requested as a speaker so please gather the following items:

  1. Signed Speaker Agreement (This document should have been sent to you via email as a pdf attachment. Please sign page 2 of agreement and send back via e-mail.)
  2. Signed W-9 New one required each year for the Dallas Ministry Conference (not required of UD
    Faculty or sponsored speaker)
  3. Speaker Information Verification Form
    1. Name to be Published
    2. Brief Biography (150 word maximum)
    3. Authorize if session can be recorded
    4. Verify Audio Visual equipment needs (The venue does not offer free or reliable WiFi access. If using a Power Point Presentation, PLEASE bring in a flash drive to upload. The laptop will also have a CD/DVD reader and sound will be connected and delivered through the in-house speakers in the meeting room. A technician and DMC volunteer will be available to assist you.)
    5. Presentation Information - each presentation is 75 minutes including Q&A  (the following items for each presentation you will be giving): 
        1. Presentation Title (10 words or less preferred)
        2. Presentation Summary (150 word maximum)
        3. Handouts for your sessions if you plan to have them posted online
          (These can be submitted to Lauren Masty at lmasty@udallas.edu at a later date, but handouts received after October 6, 2018 might not be posted until after DMC).
  4. Recent Photo (high resolution [300 dpi] jpeg)
  5. Suitability Affidavit if applicable between September 1, 2018 and October 1, 2018.

DMC is held in the diocese of Dallas, and a suitability affidavit is required to conform to diocesan norms. It must be completed and signed by your Bishop (if you are a priest), your Superior (if you are a religious sister), or your pastor or a diocesan representative (if you are a lay minister). Instructions for submitting the affidavit are on the cover sheet of the document, downloadable below.
Suitability Affidavit for Lay Minister | Suitability Affidavit for Priest | Suitability Affidavit for Religious Sister            The affidavit must be submitted between September 1, 2018 and October 1, 2018 to be valid. 


University of Dallas Ministry Conference Renamed Dallas Ministry Conference

The University of Dallas and the Catholic Diocese of Dallas, co-sponsors of the University of Dallas Ministry Conference, announced that to better reflect their partnership, the conference will henceforth be known as the Dallas Ministry Conference. The 10th annual conference will be held Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 2016, at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas.

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