EDI CON USA 2018 Speaker Center

Welcome to the EDI CON Speaker Center - We are pleased that you will be speaking at our 2018 event. The Conference will be held October 17-18 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA. See the Hotel and Travel page for directions, hotel options and visa invitation information, if needed.

Download the Speaker Slide Template

Presenter Checklist:

1. Submit a Paper in PDF format (all papers considered for EDI CON USA Outstanding Paper Award with chance at publication on Microwave Journal or Signal Integrity Journal online). Technical papers should not exceed 12 pages (there is no prescribed paper template). They may contain mathematical formulas (any derivations of which should be placed in appendices). Presenters should use the speaker template found in the speaker center on the EDI CON USA website to create their presentations. Not required for workshops or panels.

2 .Submit a Presentation in PDF format.

3. Register for the Event (you will receive a speaker registration code, enabling you to sign up for 2 full days of free conference access, including receptions)

4. Book your hotel

5. Check in at EDI CON USA at least 1 hour before your presentation

6. Be at your conference room at least 10 minutes before your talk begins. Bring a copy of your slides on a USB drive.

7. Give your presentation (if you find you cannot attend, please make every effort to provide a substitute speaker from your company)

Presentation Tips:

  • Speak slowly, clearly and loud enough for everyone to hear
  • Show enthusiasm and don't speak in a monotone voice
  • Talk to the audience and not your slides (do not turn your back)
  • Practice and rehearse your presentation – don't read from your slides
  • Keep slides clean and free of too much text
  • Present one idea per slide
  • Only use colors that can be easily viewed
  • Don't present a product pitch

Conference Proceedings

All papers and presentations (in PDF form) will be included inthe proceedings for conference attendees.

Audio Visual

Each of the conference session rooms will be equipped with a computer, projection screen and microphone. The PDF files you upload will be loaded on each computer, but bring your PowerPoint file on a flash drive as a backup in case your file is missing.