Thank you for your interest in speaking at the Net Zero 2018 Conference -- the nation's largest conference dedicated to net zero building design, focusing on net zero energy, water, waste, and transit. The conference serves as a catalyst to inspire the industry toward a net zero future. We anticipate 900+ attendees, 75+ exhibitors, 40+ speakers, and marketing outreach that reaches 200,000+ targeted industry professionals. The conference has grown significantly in each of its five years, mirroring the extraordinary momentum in the net zero space.
We're glad to offer this call for abstracts to select the best built environment net zero presentations in the country for our 2018 conference. Please note that due to the large number of abstract submissions we receive, we cannot reply personally to each submitter. As the conference expands, so does our reach; in 2017 we grew our national and international presence, hosting attendees from 22 states and 4 countries. The acceptance rate for submitted abstracts in 2017 was 20%.
Abstracts will be scored and selected by a committee of diverse industry experts. Awarded abstract speakers will be contacted via email with an invitation to speak at the Net Zero 2018 Conference. The deadline to submit an abstract is 11:59 pm (PST) on March 15th, 2018.