If you have any questions, please contact Conference Manager, Sarah Toews, email@example.com.
Please log in to the speaker portal to complete these next steps.
Speaker Agreement Due: ASAP (this step must be completed in order to get registered)
Update your photo and bio: ASAP
Deadline by which you should hear from your session chair or moderator to introduce themselves and answer questions: February 2, 2024
FINAL presentation due (one file max, upload to speaker portal): February 16, 2024
For 30-minute presentations, there should be up to two speakers.
For 60-minute panels, there should be 1 panel moderator and up to 4 panelists.
All speakers and panelists must sign a speaker agreement to participate. All speakers and panelists will be registered after the speaker agreement is signed.
INVITE YOUR PEERS
Invite your peers and customers to see you speak at the event! As a speaker, you can invite people to attend the event as your guest to receive 10% off registration costs.
What date/time is my session?
You can log into your Speaker Dashboard to see the dates/times of your associated sessions. The conference program will be live early-October, including room numbers.
How long do I have to speak?
Conference sessions can be 30-min presentations, or 60-min or 90-min panels. Knowledge Hubs sessions are 30 minutes or 1 hour. For 30-minute presentations, please plan for 20-25 minutes including Q&A. If you are in a panel session the amount of introductory time you have will be determined by your panel moderator. Please consult with them.
Am I registered?
All primary speakers, co-presenters, panelists, panel moderators, and session chairs will be registered by Clarion Events upon completion of your Speaker Agreement. Speakers receiving complimentary badges, chairs/committee can pick up their badges onsite at Registration beginning Monday, February 26th. We urge you to pick-up badges the day before or a few hours prior to your presentation.
What does my speaker badge cover?
All speakers speaking in one of the conference track sessions will receive a complimentary conference badge. All speakers speaking in a knowledge hub or theater (on the exhibit floor) will receive a complimentary exhibition badge. Once you are registered, you can add ancillary events (technical tours, Utility University courses, workshops, etc.) to your registration by visiting the registration resource center.
Is there a speaker ready room?
Yes. You'll find stations to review your presentation and make changes if necessary. Staff will be available to assist you with any presentation or session questions. Speaker Ready Room for DISTRIBUTECH® speakers will be located in Room W205AB on the upper level of the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.
Is there a slide template we are required to use?
Yes. The template is available at the Speakers Hub.
We request you use this template for your opening and closing slides. Remember, vendor company logos are acceptable only on the opening and closing slides. Utility logos are permissible on all slides.