Frequently Asked Questions
Question: Do I have to use the CS Week PowerPoint template or can I just use my own? Which
slide size, 4:3 or 16:9?
Response: The required slide template (available by download) includes three slide masters. Pick your favorite design .
Utility logos may be placed on each slide if required by your utility.
Vendor logos are only permitted on your intro and contact info slides.
Please use 16:9.
CS Week logo:
Question: My file is almost 2GB, how can i send it to you?
Response:WeTransfer.com is free and easy to load and send. Email to Dmullendore@csweek.org and your PC.
am waiting for updated information to be made available for use in my
presentation. Why do you need the presentations so far in advance?
Response: Many logistics are involved in preparing for a successful conference. Reviewing
and loading PowerPoint's, Signage, room layouts, speaker introductions,
etc to ensure accurate and uniform content is only part of what occurs
in the final month as the conference nears. Your
compliance to the schedule ensures that we have all the necessary
resources to make your presentation as successful as possible. YOUR
SESSION MAY BE CANCELLED IF DECK IS NOT RECEIVED BY FINAL DEADLINE (
DATE). Additionally, CS Week plans to offer a pdf copy of your
presentation to all attendees.
Question: Once I submit my PowerPoint to CS Week, can I make changes to it? I may want to update it at the last minute.
Response:On-Site changes to your presentation are NOT encouraged. Although you can make last minute changes, it is best if you can get us a final copy of your presentation by the Feb 18 deadline. It is your responsibility to make sure the current deck is loaded in the Speaker Ready Room on-site and AV is notified of changes if made.
Question: Will I be able to review my deck on-site before my presentation?
Response: Yes, we have a Speaker Ready room (tbd) on-site .
The Speaker Ready room will allow you to find and view your deck, practice with the clicker or use the laptop to move slides.
OPEN HOURS: Tuesday - Thursday (8 am - 4pm)
Your Workshop Room will have the following equipment for you to make your presentation:
LCD projector with large screen, Elevated stage that has podium and a speaker table with 3 chairs (for panel presentations), Laptop computer with PowerPoint software and your deck loaded and ready, Sound equipment for a room up to 200 persons, Microphones - Podium, lavaliere and wireless.