Presenter Information

Presenter Information

Be sure to check the detailed agenda to ensure you have the right date, time, and room for your presentation.

All PowerPoint presentations must be setup in 16:9 format.

Click here to for instructions on how to setup your presentation in 16:9 format or download a blank PowerPoint template for your presentation. Please bring your presentation on a USB drive to facilitate loading the file onto the session computer.

Concurrent session presentation slides will NOT be collected in advance of the Summit. Your final presentation will be downloaded from the session laptop and posted to the conference microsite one week post conference. 

While the facility does have Wifi for everyone, we strongly discourage planning to stream or download online content live during your presentation due to the likelihood of technical problems. Please record videos, screenshots, etc, in advance so they can be loaded onto the machine in the room. If you would like to show a video with sound, or have any other special equipment requests, please let Karly know by Wednesday, May 2.

General Session Presenters

  • A program committee representative will coordinate with all General Session presenters to collect your slides.
  • Presentations will be run by the AV technicians and the presenter will have a slide advancing remote.
  • Presenters will have a confidence monitor and speaker timer visible from the stage.
  • Keynote presenters will have the option of using the podium microphone or a lavaliere microphone. Panel presentations will have table microphones.
  • General session presentations will be video recorded and archived for viewing by SPLC members on the Member website.

Concurrent Session Presenters

  • Please go to the room in which you will present 10 minutes prior to the start of your session.
  • A PC Laptop with PowerPoint will be available on the podium.
  • A projector and audio connection via HDMI or MiniDisplay Port are also available if you choose to present from your personal computer.
  • A volunteer will be seated in a reserved seat near the podium to assist with monitoring your presentation time. The volunteer will alert you at the following increments: 10 minutes remaining, 5 minutes remaining, times up.
  • Due to the robust program, it is critical presentations remain on-time.
  • If you encounter any issues, please alert the volunteer and they will expedite the arrival of the AV technician.

Innovation Accelerator Roundtable Presenters

  • Please go to the room in which you will present 10 minutes prior to the start of your session.
  • No audio visual equipment will be provided during the roundtable presentation; however, you are able to use your personal computer if you have visuals to assist with your presentation.
  • The session is 60 minutes. Presenters are asked to present to their audience for no more than 10 minutes, followed by 20 minutes of discussion. Presenters will have the opportunity to present to two groups of table participants. 


Release Agreement

All presenters agree to the following release agreement.

Presenter is authorized by their employer to contribute to the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council 2018 Summit and have all of the rights necessary to grant the rights granted herein. If the presenter has included in their contribution any materials in which another person or entity has rights, the presenter has obtained written permission from that person or entity to use, copy, distribute, perform, record, publicly display and create derivative works from such materials, as well as the further right to grant such rights to SPLC. 

As a contributor to the SPLC 2018 Summit, the presenter grants SPLC the non-exclusive, royalty free and irrevocable right and license:

1. To use, copy, distribute, perform, record, publicly display and create derivative works from the presentation proposal form, presentation, presentation materials, and other documents related to the presentation, in all forms, including written, audio, video and other electronic media, whether now known or hereafter created. The Presenter further grants SPLC the right to edit such materials to the extent that SPLC deems such editing to be necessary.

2. To use the presenter’s name, likeness, voice and biographical and other information concerning the presenter solely in connection with the distribution, performance or public display of the presentation.

3. Presenter further understands that all right, title and interest in and to the presentation and materials will be and shall remain the presenter’s exclusive property, subject only to the license granted herein.