Esri International User Conference

July 14–18  |  San Diego Convention Center

Presenter Resources

Preparing for the Conference

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PowerPoint Slide Suggestions

  • Use a minimum text size of 18 points to ensure readability in large conference rooms. Consider dividing content among additional slides as needed.
  • Use high-contrast colors for text, graphics, and related formatting such as bullets and arrows. Avoid red, dark green, or black text on dark backgrounds. Recommended text colors for dark backgrounds are white, yellow, light green, or light blue.
  • If you use animations, please limit them to a minimum and practice your presentation to become familiar with the progression.

At the Conference

Step 1: Register. If you need to register or have a balance due, visit Registration in the Grand Lobby. If you have already registered, visit Express Registration to receive your badge.

Step 2: Check in. Visit the Speaker Services desk located across from Room 33A (Upper level, Bayside) to check in as a presenter and pick up your presenter ribbon.

Speaker Services – SDCC, Across from Room 33A (Upper Level, Bayside)

Monday 10:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

The Speaker Services Desk will check you in as a presenter and provide assistance with any presentation questions throughout the week.

Speaker Resources Center - SDCC, Room 33A (Upper Level, Bayside)

Monday 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

The services provided in this room include:

  • Receive presentation coaching and feedback from Esri instructors
  • Gain access to projectors, printers, computers, and presentation software
  • Utilize group meeting space or private work areas

Presentation Skills Workshop - SDCC, Room 32 B

Learn techniques for building and delivering professional presentations including slide authoring, demo skills and public speaking fundamentals.

Monday 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday 7:15 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Tuesday 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Standard Equipment Provided in Presentation Rooms

  • LCD projector to connect to your laptop
  • One projection screen
  • Lectern/Podium with stationary microphone
  • Head table and chairs
  • Erasable board or flip chart

Requesting/Renting Additional Equipment

If you would like to request or rent additional equipment, contact Speaker Services at least two hours before your session begins. Requests made less than two hours prior cannot be guaranteed.
Equipment that must be requested before the session:

  • Extra projection screen
  • Extra erasable board
  • Overhead projector

Optional items that may be rented by the presenter:

  • Lavaliere microphone (wireless)
  • Extra BOXLIGHT video projector
  • PC speakers

The Day of Your Presentation

  • Make sure to bring your presentation on a flash drive or CD.
  • Arrive at your session room 15 minutes early to set up and meet with your moderator.

Internet Access

All presentation rooms in the San Diego Convention Center have Internet access through the session moderator's laptop. You may not use your own computer to access the Internet in session rooms. Do not plan to download any data for your presentation through this connection.