USSD PowerPoint Guidelines
Link to template will be available soon
Your company logo may only be on the first and last slide of your audio/visual presentation.
Please bring a copy of your presentation along with you to the conference as a backup on a USB drive or external hard drive.
Practice! Please make sure your presentation fits in the allotted time.
Keep text on slides to a minimum, visuals are encouraged.
Prior to the Conference
Confirm your participation time and location with your assigned moderators.
Upload professional headshot and biography.
Register for the conference. There is a discounted conference fee for those presenting at the conference. Register by early bird deadline for best pricing.
When you arrive at the Conference
When you arrive at the conference site, please go directly to the Registration Desk. The knowledgeable staff can provide you with the following services:
- Check-In (Mandatory for all presenters)
- Speaker ribbons
- Directions to Presenter Ready Room (if applicable)
During your Session
Arrive early to your assigned presentation location. If you miss your time slot you will NOT have a chance to present at another time
After the moderator introduces you, position yourself at the podium and begin your presentation.
In accordance with USSD policy, please refrain from overt to extensive commercialism during your presentation.
Presenters should conduct themselves in a professional manner when referring to other persons, companies, or organizations in any part of their presentations.
Please define meanings of acronyms in your oral presentation as well as your visuals for the benefit of all attendees.
Each presentation is 20 minutes in length with 5 minutes for questions unless you have otherwise been notified.
The moderator will indicate to you how much time you have left with 5-minute and 2-minute warning cards. They will then indicate your time is up with a red card.
Please adhere to the time limit assigned to your presentation to keep sessions on track.