General Information

The Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response (ALERRT) Center at Texas State University is accepting proposals for the 2019 Active Shooter Integrated Response Conference.
Presentations focused on current issues, lessons learned, creative best practices, and participant interaction are strongly encouraged and will be given preference.

Multiple submissions are welcome.

speaker Submissions

The Speaker Application must be filled out completely to be considered. The deadline to submit a proposal is April 30, 2019.

Speaker Notification

Initial acceptance notification will be by May 31, 2019. Final schedule with date and time will be provided no later than July 1.

Speaker Contact Information

Please direct any speaker-related questions to Stephanie Brown, Conference Coordinator, via email: Thank you for your interest in presenting at the 2019 ALERRT Conference. We look forward to seeing you in Aurora, Colorado!

Submission Instructions

ALERRT will be accepting proposals for the 2019 Active Shooter Integrated Response Conference from January 7 - April 30. Presentations that focus on current issues, lessons learned, creative best practices, and participant interaction are strongly encouraged and will be given preference. Multiple submissions are welcome. 


  • Submissions will be submitted via email by clicking the submit button. A separate form must be submitted for each presentation. 

  • Submission of a proposal does not guarantee selection for the 2019 ALERRT Conference. Co-presenters must be available to present on any day of the 2019 ALERRT Conference.

  • All presenters are individually responsible for verifying the coordination of their travel with ALERRT.

  • Individuals must complete the submission process in its entirety. Incomplete submissions will not be accepted.

  • If selected, all presenters agree to the following: 

    • Deliver presentation(s) at dates and times assigned 

    • Permission to be photographed or digitally captured

    • Permission for ALERRT to post slideshow presentation online following the conclusion of the conference (will make exceptions for sensitive presentations upon request) 

    • ALERRT reserves the right to and edit program summaries of selected submissions for promotional materials 

Session Style

Sessions are 90 minutes in length. Sessions requiring more than 90 minutes are evaluated on room availability. 

Selection Process

ALERRT subject matter expert committees will review all submissions and select sessions based on relevance, timeliness of content, and instructor qualifications. 

Room Setup and Equipment

Rooms will be set up in classroom or theater style. Each room will consist of a laptop, podium, projector and screen. Internet access is not provided. Presentation materials must be brought on a thumb drive for upload at conference. 

Benefits of PResenting

ALERRT appreciates the value that each presenter’s expertise, background and experience brings to the conference. ALERRT offers the following benefits to selected speakers: 

  • Complimentary conference registration for lead presenter and ONE co-presenter

  • Complimentary travel, lodging and meal per diem for lead presenter and One co-presenter 

Complimentary Registraion

Complimentary registration for lead presenter and one co-presenter is non-transferrable.

Non-Commercial Nature of Sessions Policy

Speakers must refrain from the use of brand names or specific product endorsements in their presentations. Under no circumstances are presentations to be used as a place for direct promotion of a speaker’s product.


Please check the box at the bottom of the speaker application form to confirm that you have read, understand and accept the terms and conditions before completing the application.


Stephanie Brown | Conference Coordinator

Texas State University | Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training