Will any other conference-related presenter expenses be covered by CSBA?
No. CSBA is unable to absorb costs associated with presenting at conference.
Do I need to register for conference?
No. Presenters will receive a complimentary, non-transferable, one-day pass for the day of their presentation. If they wish to attend the entire conference, they must register at the full conference rate.
Can I add or change presenters to my session’s panel?
Yes. AEC Presenter changes will be accepted until August 31, 2019. Email email@example.com with the proposal number and presenter changes.
What should I do when I arrive for my presentation at AEC?
Please plan to arrive at least 45-minutes before the start of your session to pick up your badge credentials and locate your session room. This is particularly important if your session begins during a high-volume registration time, such as the morning before the first round of sessions. Registration will open at 7:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 4 through Saturday, December 7, 2019.
How will attendees be able to give feedback on my workshop?
Please direct your session attendees to complete the session survey on AEC app; located within each session description is the link to the session survey.
Who do I contact if I have a general question about my CSBA presentation?
Please direct all questions to the Program Coordinator of Conferences, Samantha Archey at firstname.lastname@example.org.
My session is a table talk or an exhibitor table talk. How long should my presentation be?
Table Talks and Exhibitor Table Talks are 75 minutes in length. Please plan to speak about your topic for 10-15 minutes, then initiate discussion with the attendees at your table for the rest of the time. Please note that the set up for all table talks does not allow for A/V.
What room will I present in?
Please search your session on the conference website or the AEC app to find the most up-to-date information.
Who will my audience be?
The audience demographics for conference attendees is comprised of district governance teams; school board members, superintendents, high level district and county office of education staff.
How do I share my handouts?
Please email all handouts with the corresponding session title. Handouts need to be a PDF or Word document and cannot be more than 10MB per document.
Can I send session materials directly to the San Diego Convention Center?
No. The San Diego Convention Center is unable to receive deliveries.
Will I have Internet access in my session room?
Yes, there will be complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the San Diego Convention Center.
What A/V will be provided in the session rooms?
All presentation rooms will be prepared with the following set up and audio-visual equipment:
- Head table for four people with standing podium on a riser
- Podium microphone and (4) slimline tabletop microphones
- LCD projector package with VGA input
- Speaker capabilities for computer audio
- Wireless internet will be provided throughout the session rooms.
Presenters are responsible to provide a laptop, software for PowerPoint or other programs intended to use, and VGA adapter for a Mac, PC or other devices to connect with the provided LCD projector.
Will there be staff around to assist me in case of any problems?
Yes. Staff will welcome the presenters, take room counts and close doors when rooms reach capacity. Additionally, several A/V technicians from our production company, SI, will be onsite for support.
How will CSBA communicate with me regarding my session?
All of CSBA’s communications will be done through the email addresses given during the proposal submission process.