Speaker Guidelines


 
**All presenters, co-presenters, and panelists are required to register for the conference and are also responsible for their own travel, accommodation expenses, and arrangements.  Co-presenters will be listed in the program ONLY if they are presenting. 

***Do NOT include co-authors on your abstract unless they are actually presenting. Co-presenters will be listed in the program ONLY if they are actually presenting. 


The benefits of presenting include:

  • Recognition as an expert in the field on conference marketing and promotional materials distributed across the country and around the world, as well as to hundreds of attendees who are often key stakeholders in their jurisdictions. 
  • Continuing education credit, if applicable.
  • Networking and exposure to leaders in the field.
  • The lead presenter in the Online Conference will receive a complimentary registration to all Online Conference.
  • The lead presenter in the in-person Main Conference will receive a complimentary registration to the in-person Main Conference.
     

 

Online General Session:

  • We encourage diverse representation amongst the panelists; this should include but not be limited to members of cultural, racial, and sexual orientation groups.
  • The lead presenter submitting the presentation is to serve as the organizer of the panel. 
  • The lead presenter will secure the participation of the panel members and provide all required information on the panel members to NCPG
  • Panel members, we encourage you to discuss the key points of discussion with your fellow panel members and moderator.  
  • Please allow for a question-and-answer period of around 5-10 minutes within your session – for both panels and presentations.
  • Conference staff will work with panel moderator to determine the exact session length and order of speakers, subject to the needs of the conference program.

 

In-person Conference:

 

Breakout Presentations:

  • All presenters are required to provide an electronic copy of their PowerPoint presentation.  
  • NCPG will not be responsible for the copying/printing of any presentation materials. 
  • Please bring a copy of the finalized presentation on USB on the day in case there are any issues with our copy.


Panels:

  • The presenter creating the submission is expected to serve as the moderator and organizer of the panel and overall presentation. 
  • The presenter will secure the participation of the panel members and provide all required information on the panel members to NCPG
  • Panel members, we encourage you to discuss the key points of discussion with your fellow panel members and moderator.  
  • Please allow for a question-and-answer period of around 5-10 minutes within your session – for both panels and presentations.
  • Each session is 60 minutes long, however, we request that you plan to finish 5 minutes early (55 minutes) so that attendees have time to prepare for the next session.


Poster Session Guideline:

  • Each presenter will be allocated one 4 feet by 8 feet (4H and 8W) Poster Display Board
  • You will have to pin your display to the poster board. 
  • You can have multiple posters as long as they fit within the total dimensions.
  • There will be no AV for Poster Sessions.

Audio/Visual (AV):

Please include your A/V needs for your presentation. The standard room set up will include Windows laptop with internet, projector and screen, and microphone. If you need additional materials such as flip charts and markers, plan to play a video or audio, or special set up of the room please provide these details.

 

Content:

NCPG expects the information that you share at the conference is for the benefit of attendee education and learning. Conference presentations are not an appropriate forum for product sales pitches or demonstrations. Sponsorship and promotional opportunities to maximize exposure for vendors of problem gambling and responsible gambling services are available, contact Barbara Rollins barbarar@ncpgambling.org.