Tips for Presenters

If you're presenting at DF17, here are some tips to make things go more smoothly for everyone:

  1. Register. All Presenters must register to participate. If you haven't registered, email for instructions.
  2. Schedule. Check out the Conference Schedule to see when you're on.
  3. Your Info. Check the website to confirm that your bio and photo are correct. Email if you need to update your information.
  4. No Dongles. The conference facility runs on Windows. To respect the time of the other presenters and the attendees, we will not be swapping out hardware for any presenter this year. Presenters are encouraged to bring a Windows compatible presentation on a jump drive, or upload their presentation to the shared doc folder for their session in advance. Moderators will contact you with this information.
  5. Inclusion. Digital Frontiers is committed to providing a harassment-free environment for everyone, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, physical appearance, ethnicity, religion or other group status. Review our Statement of Inclusion.
  6. Accessibility. Presenters needing accommodations should notify as soon as possible. Presenters should review the slides from this upcoming DLF webinar on Creating Accessible Presentations and endeavor to make their slides accessible. And always use the mic
  7. Time. Your moderator will be contacting you with details on time for your sessions. We endeavor to allow for 10-15 minutes of Q&A at the end of the session. To respect the time of other presenters and attendees, timekeepers will cut off speakers who go over time.
  8. Repository. We encourage all presenters to contribute their presentations to the Digital Frontiers Collection of the UNT Institutional Repository. To facilitate this process, presenters can upload their slides to the shared doc folder for their session.
  9. Handouts. If presenters would like to share digital handouts, they can upload them to the shared doc folder for their session. The documents will be linked to their sessions on the conference website.
  10. Community. Join the Facebook Group. Make connections for ride/room shares, and share news with the DF community.
  11. Be Social. Follow us on Twitter and start talking about the conference. Consider these Principles of Conference Tweeting when live-tweeting the conference. 
  12. Email if you have questions.
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