WICT 2020 Leadership Conference Speaker Information

Speaker Information

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October 5-6, 2020

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We are delighted that you will be joining us as a speaker at the 2020 WICT Leadership Conference (WLC). This page contains links to helpful speaker resources as you prepare for the conference.

On this page you will find the following:

Important Dates and Forms Handouts
Conference Book Store Speaker Guidelines
Audio Visual Guidelines Conference Mobile App

*For additional tips and suggestions, click here.

Complimentary Conference Registration

In appreciation of the time you are taking to speak at our Leadership Conference, we are pleased to provide you with a complimentary full conference registration. Your registration includes admission to all conference sessions and special activites. You do not need to do anything. We will automatically register you. 

 

Important Dates and Forms:

Action Items Due Date
2020 Speaker Information Form As soon as confirmed
Speaker Bio and Photo As soon as confirmed
2020 Speaker Book Form Friday, July 31, 2020
WLC Presentation Materials Friday, September 4, 2020
Session Preparation: Conference Calls with Presenters & Panelists Scheduled by WICT by Friday, September 4, 2020 
   

 

A Note About Program Promotion

Our conference sessions will be photographed and/or recorded. By participating, you understand and agree that your voice, image and person may be used in accordance with program promotion.

 

Conference Book Store

WICT will have an independent bookseller on-site during the leadership conference. If you are a published author and would like us to include your book in our bookstore, please complete and return the 2020 Speaker Book Form as soon as possible, but no later than Friday, July 31, 2020.

 

Audio Visual Guidelines

Panel discussions will not involve PPT or additional media; however, workshop presenters may elect to use PPT or other visual aids. Please let us know by Friday, July 31, 2020, if you will be presenting with PowerPoint, using any other media in your session, or if you have additional audio-visual requests.

If you would like to demonstrate content or run the presentation from your personal laptop, please advise us no later than Friday, September 4, 2020 so that we can coordinate with our audio-visual technicians.

We ask that you submit your presentation files and handouts to events@wict.org by Friday, September 4, 2020.

Accepted media for all sessions:

  • For PowerPoint presentations, please use the screen aspect ratio:
    • 16:9 for all sessions.
  • Please provide any video media as a .mp4 or .mov file with a memory stick as a backup file.

A note about PowerPoint presentations:

Slides can be helpful for the audience, but they are by no means necessary. If you choose to use slides, ask yourself: Would my slides help and clarify information for the audience, or would they distract and confuse them? The most important rule for slides – keep it simple. *For additional tips and suggestions, click here.

 

Handouts

As part of our greening efforts, WICT does not make printed copies of handouts, however, we will make an electronic copy available to attendees prior to and during the conference. We will make an exception for worksheets that attendees fill out during the session as part of the learning process.

 

Speaker Guidelines

Based on attendee feedback, we created the following guidelines to help ensure the success of your presentation and of the overall conference experience.

  • No promotion of products or services from the stage.
  • Please avoid political agendas and partisan politics.
  • It is fine to share your contact information at the beginning and end of your presentation. And if you have a book, we are happy to feature it in our bookstore.

 

Conference Mobile App

The conference mobile app will be announced approximately 2-3 weeks prior to the conference via email and on the conference website. Be sure to install the free mobile app on your smartphone to access the most up-to-date conference information including schedules, session information, session room locations, speaker bios, and much more.