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Call for Reviewers

Washington DC Summit 2014


CoreNet Global is seeking reviewers to evaluate education session proposals for the Washington DC Summit.  Peer reviewers are critical to ensure the high quality of the Summit education experience by thoughtfully assessing the proposals for exceptional presentations.  We invite you to be part of the Call for Proposal peer review process, to enable us to feature learning that truly reflects our members' interests and needs.

As a Reviewer you will help evaluate the proposals for the breakout sessions. You will be given criteria to evaluate the proposals so that all submissions are consistently and fairly evaluated. All proposals must be evaluated between 10 February - to 28 February, 2014.

Proposals submitted for the Summit Breakout sessions explore issues pertinent to the corporate real estate industry today and for the future. Submissions for the Summit will address one of the following domains identified in the Corporate Real Estate 2020 Research:
  • Enterprise Leadership
  • Location Strategy and the Role of Place
  • Partnering with Key Support Functions
  • Portfolio Optimization and Asset Management
  • Service Delivery and Outsourcing
  • Sustainability
  • Technology Tools
  • Workplace

Basic Requirements for Reviewers

  • Expertise in corporate real estate
  • Must be a CoreNet Global member
  • Must have attended at least one CoreNet Global Summit
  • Commitment to complete review of all assigned proposals by 28 February deadline

Date Action
18 November Call for Reviewers Opens
31 December Call for Reviewers Closes
15 January Reviewers Receive Notification of Acceptance
29 January Reviewers Webinar
10 February Reviewers begin to evaluate the Proposals
28 February Deadline to complete review of all assigned session proposals

Guidelines for Reviewers
  • Reviewers will be invited to a webinar on 29 January to learn how to assess the proposals.
  • All Reviewers must review and accept the Terms & Conditions found at this link.
  • The Program Review Committee cannot contain more than two Reviewers from the same company. The Program Review Committee is in place for one review cycle only. This Committee will review content for the Washington DC Summit, 2014.
  • CoreNet Global will retain ultimate responsibility for the final Summit Breakout Session Program selection.

Terms and Conditions
Please review the following terms and conditions for participating on the Program Review Committee:
  1. Conflict of Interest: To avoid any conflict of interest, please disqualify yourself as a reviewer for any specific Submission where
    a.   The submitter is from the same company as yourself or
    b.   You acted or will act as a paid consultant to the company, or will gain some benefit from the project in the submission; or
    c.   You have any affiliation or financial interest in the firm or persons submitting this proposal.
    d.   You have any reason to suspect a conflict of interest.
  2. Confidentiality: All materials shared within the Review Committee are confidential to the CoreNet Global Summit planning and to the companies that submit them. They are not to be shared with others. All Summit programming updates to parties outside of the reviewers will be provided officially by CoreNet Global staff.
  3. Review: All Content Submission Reviews will be completed online by the agreed Reviewer only, via the link provided by CoreNet Global within the timeframe outlined above.
  4. Contact with Speakers: Review Committee members should not reach out to/make commitments to submitters or potential speakers mentioned in Content Submissions. All communication with Submitters, Speakers and representatives from affiliated companies will be conducted by CoreNet Global staff.
  5. CoreNet Global does not pay stipends to Reviewers. Your valuable contribution will be recognized in a General Session at the Summit.
  6. CoreNet Global reserves the right to use your name, title and company name in pre- and post-Summit marketing materials.

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