DVCon Speaker Frequently Asked Questions:
In-depth information is given in the acceptance letter on October 28. Refer to that letter for additional information regarding your presentation at DVCon 2010.
How do I update my contact information?
Contact Valerie Hay at Val@mpassociates.com.
Do I have to register for the conference?
Yes. DVCon will send out registration instructions for all presenters by December 14. If you have not recieved this email, please contact Nannette Jordan.
Speaker registration fee is $275.
Where do I pick up my conference badge?
During the on-site registration hours, pick up your badge at the Bayshore Foyer.
Tuesday, February 23 from 7:00am to 6:30pm
Wednesday, February 24 from 7:30 to 6:30pm
Thursday, February 25 from 8:00am to 4:00pm
Is there a room reserved for speaker preparation?
No. Be sure to bring a copy of your PowerPoint slides to load on the desktop computer in the room where your paper is being presented. There is no speaker breakfast or A/V practice room at DVCon, so please take the time to load your slides early and be sure they display properly.
What audio-visual equipment will be in the session room?
All meeting rooms will be equipped with an LCD projector, screen, microphones, laser pointer, speaker timer, and a computer for your presentation. There will also be connections for laptops.
How long does my presentation need to be?
Your paper is allocated 25 minutes for presentation and 5 minutes for questions and answers.
Where will my paper and PowerPoint presentation appear?
Your paper will be included on the DVCon 2010 CD-ROM which is distributed to registered attendees. The PowerPoint presentations will not be distributed.
Is there a speaker's orientation at DVCon?
What guidelines do I need to follow in preparing my presentation?
The acceptance letter will be sent to all speakers/correspondents on October 28. Presentations should be in PowerPoint format. Click here for a recommended template.
Is there a discount rate for the hotel?
Yes, the DoubleTree San Jose Hotel is offering DVCon attendees a discounted room rate of $199 for a single or double occupancy if reservations by February 1, 2010. More information is available on the Travel & Hotel page.
How do I apply for a Visa?
Information is available at www.unitedstatesvisas.gov