UWEBC Speaker Contract and Payment Process

This document will help the UWEBC Events Coordinator understand the steps to the speaker contract and payment process.

Before the Event 


Prepare to Communicate With Speaker

  • UWEBC Practice Directors will enter information on the Speaker Dashboard, a shared Excel spreadsheet. 
  • They will then communicate with the UWEBC Events Coordinator, letting them know the information has been provided. 
  • The Events Coordinator will review and use the provided information to complete these steps:

1. Draft Email Communication

      • Use the provided template to communicate the payment process to the speaker, as it relates to reviewing, signing, and returning the UW Speaker Contract. Along with filling out and submitting a W-9 form. 
      • Update the email template with the information provided by the Practice Director on the Speaker Dashboard. 

2. Prepare UW Speaker Contract 

      • Update the UW Speaker Contract with the information provided by the Practice Director on the Speaker Dashboard.  
      • Click here to download the fillable contract. 
      • Save a copy of the updated contract as a PDF in the appropriate folder, using this naming convention: 
        • ___

3. Share W-9 Form 

      • Share a current version of the W-9 Form with the speaker.
      • Click here to download Rev. October 2018 version of W-9 Form. 
      • Completed W-9 Forms may include a Social Security Number. If they do, speakers are encouraged to FAX or mail their form. 
        • FAX: 608-263-3160 
        • Mail:

          Susie Seraphine 
          Interdisciplinary Professional Programs 
          University of Wisconsin- Madison 
          432 North Lake Street, Room 725A 
          Madison WI 53706 

Communicate With Speaker

  • The Events Coordinator will share contract and payment information with the speaker via email. They will cc the Practice Director on the email. 

Share Reviewed and Signed Contract with Accounting

  • Upon receipt of the reviewed and/or signed contract, the Events Coordinator will email a copy to InterPro Accounting at accounting@interpro.wisc.edu. The Events Coordinator will cc the Practice Director on this email. 
  • InterPro Accounting will send the contract to UW-Madison Purchasing for their review and signature and to process an eternal requisition, if needed.

Receive Countersigned Contract from Accounting

  • UW-Madison Purchasing will send a countersigned contract back to InterPro Accounting.  
  • Accounting will forward the countersigned contract to the Events Coordinator, so they can share a copy with the speaker. The Events Coordinator will cc the Practice Director on this email. 
  • A copy should also be saved in the appropriate folder, using this naming convention____.  

After the Event 

  • The UWEBC Events Coordinator will ask the contracted speaker to send an invoice after the event. The Events Coordinator will cc the Practice Director on this email. 
  • Upon receipt, the invoice will be emailed to InterPro Accounting at accounting@interpro.wisc.edu, so the payment can be processed. 

Keywords:Event coordinator pay contracts speakers   Doc ID:112754
Owner:Brieanna O.Group:Interdisciplinary Professional Programs
Created:2021-07-30 09:31 CSTUpdated:2021-09-07 14:19 CST
Sites:Interdisciplinary Professional Programs
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