speaker app allows speakers to set up their profile, prior to or as
part of the proposal submission phase. The dashboard is the means through
which speakers manage their own profiles.
We are planning to make the Speaker model more pluggable so, if you have particular fields you'd like your speakers to fill out, you'll be able to customize things more easily.
symposion supports additional speakers being attached to a
proposal or actual presentation, it has the notion of a
Speaker that is
not yet a
User on the site. For this reason, a
Speaker may have a
user field (hopefully temporarily) as well as an
invite_token field for the invitation sent to the additional speaker