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Presenter Resources

User presentations inspire attendees with real-world experiences, lessons learned, and best practices. Share your story with the Education Summit @ Esri UC community.

Presentation Details

Final presentation slides are due after the conference.  Only submissions that are presented will be published in the conference proceedings. You will receive an email following the conference on how to upload your presentation for proceedings. 

You will present from the session facilitator's laptop, and will be asked for a copy of your most recent presentation slide deck before the session begins to ensure material is working properly.



* Submission for applicants under 18 years old will not be accepted.  For questions, contact  The Education Summit Team  at 

Proposal Submission Guidelines

Abstract content

All PowerPoint presentations must use a 16:9 ratio. Use a minimum text size of 18 points to ensure readability in large conference rooms. Consider dividing content among additional slides as needed. Please note that the upload limit size for proceedings is 30MB.


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.    


Please note there are no speakers in the room setup.

Animations, story maps, and demos

If you plan to include a demo or story map in your presentation, please check that your file is not behind a security wall so you can access the presentation on site. If you use animations, please limit them to a minimum.

At the conference

Step 1: Check in

Pick up your badge and registration materials in the Marina Ballroom Foyer, Level 3 of the Marriott Hotel. If you need to register or have a balance due please visit the On-Site Badge Assistance counter.

Step 2: Present

Make sure to bring your presentation on a flash drive, or however your facilitator has asked you to supply it.  Arrive at your session room 15 minutes early to setup and meet with your moderator.

Internet access

 All presentation rooms have Internet access through the session moderator’s laptop. You may not use your own computer to access the hard line Internet in session rooms. Do not plan to download any data for your presentation through this connection.

A wireless connection is provided for all Esri Education Summit attendees. This can be accessed in general areas, session rooms, and meeting rooms. Presenters should not depend on the WiFi connection to access data for their presentations. 

Equipment provided

One projector and screen, lectern/podium with stationary microphone, head table, chairs, and a flip chart.