Presentation Timing

Private Companies

In-Person Private Presenters: All private company presentation slots are strictly limited to 15 minutes, which includes the introduction of your company and getting to and from the podium. Therefore, presenters should plan on speaking for 14 minutes. Q&A is not allowed in the interest of time. We recommend that presenters consider limiting their slide decks to one slide per minute. In-person presenters are provided with a breakout area to answer post-presentation questions.

Virtual Private Presenters: All private company virtual presentations are pre-recorded by the presenting company and are strictly limited to 15 minutes. Unfortunately, we must return presentations exceeding the time limit and ask that it be trimmed to fit the time limit. 

Public Companies

In-Person Public Presenters: All public company presentation slots are strictly limited to 30 minutes, which includes the introduction of your company and getting to and from the podium. Therefore, presenters should plan on speaking for 25 minutes. Q&A is not allowed in the interest of time. We recommend that presenters consider limiting their slide decks to one slide per minute. In-person presenters are provided with a breakout area to answer post-presentation questions. 

Virtual Public Presenters: All public company virtual presentations are pre-recorded by the presenting company and are strictly limited to 30 minutes. Unfortunately, we must return presentations exceeding the time limit and ask that it be trimmed to fit the time limit. 

Seed Showcase 

All Seed Showcase presentation slots are strictly limited to 7 minutes, which includes the introduction of your company and getting to and from the podium. Therefore, presenters should plan on speaking for 6 minutes. Q&A is not allowed in the interest of time. We recommend that presenters consider limiting their slide decks to one slide per minute. 

Presentation Format

  • Please upload your in-person company presentation here, by October 1, 2021
  • Presentations not submitted by October 1, 2021, MUST be brought to the speaker check-in room at least five hours before your presentation. If you present in the morning, your presentation must be submitted the day before.
  • Presenters are asked to prepare and submit their presentations in Microsoft PowerPoint. If your presentation was prepared on an Apple Mac, please review it at the speaker check-in room with the audiovisual (AV) team on-site before your scheduled presentation time.
  • Please bring a copy of your presentation on a flash drive.

Presentation files must be named as follows:

  • Company_day_room_time Example: Demy-ColtonTherapeutics_Tues_Room_1120
  • Presenters must use the provided conference AV systems and should not plan to connect their own laptops at the podium.

Presenter Check-In

  • All presenters are asked to go to the speaker ready room to check in with our staff.
  • All presenters are reminded to bring a backup copy of your presentation with you to the conference.

Speaker Check-In Location

  • Location: 9th floor
  • Hours of operation
    • October 5, 8:00 am–5:00 pm
    • October 6, 8:00 am–5:00 pm

Presentation Rooms

  • Each presentation room will be staffed by a dedicated AV technician.
  • Each room will have a monitor in front of the podium so the presenter can see his/her presentation.
  • Each room will be equipped with a timer to assist the presenter and moderator.
  • The podium will be equipped with a microphone.
  • Each presenter will be introduced by a moderator.
  • Please arrive at your presentation room 15 minutes before your presentation and introduce yourself to the moderator (usually in the front of the room) so he/she knows you are in the room and ready to present.

Uploading Your Recorded Presentation to Hello Partnering for On-Demand Viewing

  1. Login to your Hello Partnering account.
  2. Click on Profile
  3. From the menu on the left select “Upload Company Presentation” and select add recording.
  4. Downloadable PDF instructions on how to record your presentation for Windows and Mac

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