Pick a Genre
Dictate your CFP title and abstract
Once you know your topic, there are several different genres of talk that will dictate your CFP title and abstract. Of course, you can choose not to stick to a genre or to subvert a well-known genre, but within the confines of a CFP, it is often easier to just stay inside a genre. I haven’t collected a full list of genres, but here is a non-exhaustive list.