ARRIVING AT THE CONFERENCE
As a presenter at the THETA Conference 2017 you are required to register and pay the appropriate fee for the conference.
On arrival, please visit the Registration Desk to collect your name badge and other related materials.
The Registration Desk will be located on Level 2 of the Aotea Centre, Auckland and will be open during the following times:
If you have any queries regarding the conference programme or your presentation, please visit our friendly team at the Registration Desk.
2. PRESENTATION PREPARATION ROOM
All presenters are asked to visit the Speakers’ Preparation Room following registration at the conference, to run through your presentation.
The Speakers’ Preparation Room will be located in Goodman Fielder Room on level 4, Aotea Centre and will be open during the following times:
All presentations will be sent from the Speakers’ Preparation Room to the room you are presenting in, unless you wish to use your own laptop.
3. PRESENTING A SESSION, CONVENING A DEBATE, CONVENE A LIGHTNING ROUND
Arrive at your session room at least 15 minutes before the start of your session, to meet the Session Chair and check that your presentation has been correctly loaded. Time slots for most presentations are 25 minutes (20 minutes presentation, five minutes question and answer). For debates, lightning rounds, etc. please consult the THETA 2017 programme to see the allocated time.
The Session Chair will time your presentation and provide you with a ‘warning’ at 5 minutes remaining, at 2 minutes remaining and also when time is up. You may like to rehearse your presentation with slides in advance to ensure it fits within the allotted time.
4. CONFERENCE APP
The app is also a useful resource, as it will allow you to use your smartphone or tablet during the conference to:
Access session/poster details
Add presentations to your Favourites for easy reference
Take notes on sessions (and email the notes to your inbox)
Give feedback on sessions
Receive news alerts
Access Exhibitor profiles
View the exhibition floorplan
View the #THETA2017 Twitter feed, and compose tweets
Access maps to help you navigate the conference
The app is called THETA Conference and will be available for download from the iTunes Store and Google Play soon.
Please remember to check for updates as content is being regularly updated.