- Please arrive at least 10 minutes early for your session to allow
last-minute coordination and a projector test.
- For PDS and DCCS sessions, talks are 25 minutes + 5 minutes Q&A. Time
spent getting your laptop set up counts against your talk time (in other words,
you have 30 minutes total regardless of how you spend it). Other sessions will
generally have shorter talk slots.
- Please attend the Speaker Breakfast for the day you are speaking.
- Speakers: please prepare a very short written summary of your background
for the Session Chair to use in your introduction.
- The rooms will come equipped with a data projector, screen and table at the
front of the room.
- Every room will have a wireless microphone. We very strongly suggest you
- Bringing a laptop computer, laser pointer, remote mouse, and so on are your
responsibility. Renting such equipment is extremely expensive and a liability
risk for the conference, so we regret that we can't provide them.
- If you won't have all the equipment you need, contact your session chair
before the conference to make alternate arrangements. Very likely someone else
in your session can help you out.
- If you do plan to use someone else's equipment, make sure you save files in
a slightly old version in case the borrowed equipment doesn't have up-to-date
software. In particular, many computers do not have the Powerpoint 2007
compatibility package installed, so it is much safer to use Powerpoint 2003
format files for the time being. A USB Flash Drive is usually the best way to
move files around.
- Please attend the Speaker Breakfast in the Iliamna Room the day of your
talk. This is a great chance to meet your Session Chair and fellow speakers.
- During the breakfast, be sure to go over your introduction and any
outstanding technical issues with your talk (for example, equipment issues)
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