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The Take Action Conference  History in Action    
Hilton Orlando -  October 21, 2023
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Speaker Portal

As catalysts for change, thank you for joining forces with students, activists, educators, and community partners to share knowledge and advance their missions against prejudice and bigotry at the Take Action Conference, October 21, 2023 at Hilton Orlando (located at 6001 Destination Parkway). By participating as a speaker or session leader at the Take Action Conference, you are strengthening our collective capacity to build sustainable strategies, while leveraging the power of the Institute's testimonies and lessons from the Holocaust. 

Speaker Call Sheet

Event: Take Action Conference a project of the Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center

When: October 21, 2023 - 8am to 8pm

Where:  Hilton Orlando - 6001 Destination Parkway Orlando FL, 32819

Day of Contact: Paula Wyatt Text 321 946 6565 -

Parking:  Complimentary Garage (take ticket you will receive a validation card at registration). 

Content: For ideas/thoughts/questions about the nature of your content connect with Kayley Klatt or Stebrina Kisingiri

Meals: It's important that everyone planning to join us for meals claim your seat and select your meal preferences. CLICK HERE and select the FREE OPTION.  

Presentation Assets: Please review Digital Asset Delivery Process - Due 10/15 by noon

Speakers:  Report to registration at 7:30am to get your conference badge, then meet us in the Orange Ballroom for the Speaker Kick Off Meeting

Attendees: 350+ Student Leaders from Central Florida (grades 9 – college)

Keynotes Sessions: Orange Ballroom General Session Stage

Breakout Sessions:  Florida Ballrooms - View Room Assignments and Configurations

ScheduleView Conference Schedule Here and in the WHOVA App

WHOVA:  Please download the WHOVA Event App to stay synced up with the day.

WIFI:  NETWORK NAME: takeaction PASSCODE: takeaction

Student Committee: Meet the Student Committee


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Social Media

Please help us begin the important conversations about the conference by following, tagging and sharing content from the following social feeds. We've also asked that each speaker email a list of URLS for their social feeds - so we may do the same.


AV Equipment and Delivery of Your Presentation Assets

Keynote Speakers - Your content (for the main stage) is due to Paula by 10/15 at noon. We can receive mp4 videos and PPT files most easily. If you have a different way in which you want to provide or present your content - please email Production Manager to discuss prior to 10/15 at noon. We can accommodate most requests,  just need a heads up.

Breakout Session Speakers - Your projection device, screen, and sound will be ready to go for you in your assigned room (please take a look at diagrams below). Rooms open at 8:30am. We will supply a handheld and a wearable microphone. You will provide YOUR OWN LAPTOP with CONTENT. We will have the standard HDMI cords on hand in each room. If your computer does not work with a standard cord, please bring your own cord. 

AV and Assets
Breakout Session Leaders

Each room will be equipped for a video/ppt presentation and have a handheld microphone with sound. Find your ballroom number, then download the coordinating room diagram. All rooms are set "classroom style" by default. Session speakers may customize their room layout to either "rounds" or "theatre" - see examples below.

Breakout Room Configurations
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Holocaust Memorial in Orlando

 Attendees will draw inspiration from the Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida, which is transitioning into the Holocaust Museum for Hope and Humanity. The museum's vision of building a just and caring community aligns with the goals of many nonprofits. The newly established Take Action Institute, overseen by a dedicated steering committee, provides mentoring, leadership development, and research resources to empower the next generation of changemakers.

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