Presentation Submission Guidelines
- You should confirm that you will be able to
obtain any and all necessary approvals or clearances prior to
confirming your participation at the SEPG Europe 2010 Conference. When you confirm your participation, you will be required to register. Speakers who do not meet the established due dates will be removed from the program and replaced with an alternate.
- Speakers who update their materials after 9 April, 2010 must provide attendees with a website where the updated presentation materials can be obtained.
- All presentation materials will be included in the conference proceedings that will be available online during the conference and for a limited time afterwards (approximately 30 days).
- The SEPG Europe program is very full, and it is
important—for speakers as well as attendees—that the schedule be
maintained. Due to time limitations of the program, we recommend
limiting the number of slides to 25 or fewer for 40-minute presentations and 100 or fewer for half-day tutorials.
- Presentations must be submitted both as Adobe PDF files (one slide per page) and PowerPoint files.
you chose to submit your presentation only in PowerPoint, it will be
converted to PDF for inclusion in the online proceedings. The SEPG
Conference Series Team and the SEI are not responsible for any
formatting errors that may occur due to conversion to PDF, so we
strongly encourage you to submit your presentations as requested—in
both PDF and PowerPoint—to avoid any potential difficulties.
- Include your contact information and website on the final slide.
- Use title case when creating the title of your presentation.
- Number all slides.
- Define each acronym the first time it is used in the presentation.
- Present materials that reflect the abstract that you submitted.
- Check your spelling and perform all final edits PRIOR to submitting your materials.
- Use standard Windows fonts when preparing your presentation (these are the fonts that are pre-installed on your computer.).
- If incorporating animations, do not cover text.
- Use the following convention to name your presentation: "session–lastname".ppt or "session#–lastname".pdf
Speaker Registration and Travel Guidelines
If you are accepted as a presenter at the SEPG Europe 2010
Conference, you must adhere to the following guidelines and policies.
- Presenters are responsible for their own hotel and travel expenses.
- Presenters are required to register for SEPG Europe by April 23, 2010.
- The conference registration fee for a SEPG Europe 2010 presenter is $600.00.
- Discounted conference registration fees are designated for presenters only and are not transferable. There is a maximum of two presenters allowed per session.
- Speaker discounts apply throughout the registration period. No additional super-saver or early-bird discounts apply.
Speaker Terms and Conditions
- By submitting a session abstract, submitters grant the SEI permission to
reproduce and distribute materials in online conference proceedings.
- By submitting a session abstract, submitters grant the SEI permission to edit
their abstracts to adhere to the SEI Style Guide to ensure consistency in our printed program and promotional materials.
- Any presenter who misses the 9 April, 2010 submission deadline will be removed from the program and replaced by an alternate presenter.
- If you need to send a substitute to SEPG Europe to present in your place, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
- If you are unable to attend the conference, please contact the SEPG Europe team immediately by sending mail to email@example.com or calling +1 412-268-5800. Please note that a cancellation may adversely affect your chances of being accepted to present at future SEPG conferences.
Student Poster Session Guidelines
- Use graphics where possible.
- For case studies, be sure to describe the process improvements that led to
- Use a large enough font to be visible by someone standing up to six feet away from the poster (minimum of 18 point).
- Be sure to leave enough white space to allow people to focus on what is most important for them to see.
- When using graphics, do not put too much information in one figure or chart.
- When using text, avoid long sentences; instead use bulleted statements.
- Avoid sing any promotional material for your organization that is not directly
related to the poster theme.
- If using acronyms, provide definitions.
For more information, contact
SEI Customer Relations