2020 Annual Conference & Tech Forum Speakers

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Important Deadlines

September 15: Speaker Bios and Headshots due

September 15: Deadline for speakers to register 

September 15: 
PPTs submissions and handouts for all sessions are due to MAG staff 

October 9: Last day to register for the 2020 MAG Tech Forum

October 16:
Last day to register for the 2020 MAG Annual Conference

Questions? Please contact MAG Staff, Lisa Mercurio

PowerPoint Presentation Requirements

All presentations and documents for electronic handouts are due to the MAG staff by September 15th.

Requirements: 
  •  Template: Please utilize the MAG guidelines along with the MAG’s standard PowerPoint presentation template
  • Organization: Presentation includes -- beginning (title, introduction); middle (informational); and end (summary/conclusion)
  • Objective: Convey the necessary message, information and is it suitable for the target audience
  • Content: Emphasize one point per slide and ensure you haven't crammed too much text on a slide
  • Legible text: Minimum words on each slides, serving as cues for elaboration
  • Graphics/multimedia: Select graphics, images, charts, tables and audio/video clips that enhance content delivery. Ensure charts, tables, artwork, or audio/video clips help illustrate key data.     
    • Avoid: Animations, Slide Timing and Transitions, Word Art Object animation
      • Slides automatically advance when webcast starts if "Use Timings" is enabled and saved on any slide.
      • Hidden slides will convert and display in Studio
  • Consistent formatting: Utilize the same fonts and formats for common elements including titles, text boxes, bulleted lists across all slides 
  • Logo: Your company logo may be inserted only on the Introduction page of the presentation
    • Commercial logos and marketing messages are prohibited in presentations.

VIDEO: If you are using a video in your presentation, DO NOT embed the video. Please send the video 72 hours in advance of recording session or live event. Consideration when including a video: attendees screen will be around ¼ your full screen view during the presentation.

LIVE DEMO:
If you are planning a live demo and need to share your screen please let the MAG know when submitting your PPT.

Include:
✔ Educational content
✔ Vendor-neutral information
✔ Use case examples/call-to-action recommendations
✔ Your contact information on closing slide

Avoid:
⊘ Company overview slides 
⊘ Specific details about products your company sells
⊘ Product pricing or business pitches

MAG retains control over the presentation of sessions, topics, and materials, and all session materials are the property of MAG.

Cancellations/Changes

If for any reason you are unable to present, please notify Lisa Mercurio immediately.

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