Logistics for Speakers | 2019 Summit

Welcome to the 2019 Gold Humanism Summit speakers logistics page. Thank you for sharing your knowledge and time with our community. Please find general information about the venue, your bio and headshot, and deadlines below. For additional information about the summit, please click here.

Conference venue

Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld
6677 Sea Harbor Drive
Orlando, Florida 32821

Room amenities include: High-speed Internet, free shuttle service to Universal Studios and Disney, local calls and two bottled waters daily.

The room rate is $230 a night (Includes $11 resort fee)

Click here to book your hotel room through the Planetree registration site.

Staging and AV

All rooms will be equipped with the following items:

  • Screen and projector
  • Two wireless handheld microphone
  • Laptop

Wireless internet will be available for playing videos. If you have any special AV requests, please e-mail Stacy Morris at smorris@gold-foundation.org.

Your bio, headshot & session info

Please submit a short bio (250 words) and high-resolution headshot by July 30, 2019.

Submit a brief summary of your session (50-100 words) that includes the following:

  • Your name
  • Presentation title
  • Objective of your presentation

Abstract (MTL community only)

Please submit a brief abstract that includes the following:

  • Your name
  • The name of your project
  • The name of the team member who will present
  • The project objective

PowerPoint slides

If you would like to use PowerPoint slides for your presentation, please submit them no later than September 15, 2019.  All PowerPoint slides should have the presentation title along with your name. Please upload your PowerPoint slides below.

Speaker release form

Please click here to access the speaker release form.  Please email the form back to smorris@gold-foundation.org before August 15, 2019.


You will need to book your own air and ground transportation and hotel accommodations.

The summit is taking place at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld. For more information about the hotel, please click here.  Due to limited space at Renaissance Orlando, we recommend that you book your room before July 15, 2019. If you choose not to stay at the Renaissance Orlando, below is a list of nearby hotels:

Hilton Grand Vacations at SeaWorld

Doubletree by Hilton Orlando

Hilton Orlando

Hyatt Regency Orlando


The suggested attire is business casual for the summit and related events.

Social events

The GHHS & MTL Symposium poster session and reception will be held on Sunday, October 27, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be served and are included with the cost of registration. This event is open to all MTL grantees and GHHS members.

Conference meals

Complimentary breakfast and lunch, along with coffee and tea, will be offered at the venue each day.