Industry Session Resources

Each section on this page contains important information for Presenters and Chairs.

Registration

Industry Session presenters are required to register for APEC 2023. Conference registration will open the week of November 14, 2022 and Early Bird Registration will end Monday, January 23, 2023. Those who do not want to select full conference registration can wait for the Expo-only pass, which will become available February 2023.

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Travel and Hotel

Presenters and Chairs are responsible for coordinating and paying for their own travel and lodging. Click here or visit http://apec-conf.org/travel/ for more information.

For VISA information, click here.


General Onsite Information

Audiovisual Information

Audiovisual equipment will be provided. Each session room will contain a laptop with Microsoft Office, LCD projector, projection screen, wireless slide advancer, wired lavalier microphone(s) and Wi-Fi.

Badges

Presenters and Chairs should pick up their badges from the registration table upon their arrival. Click here for more information on table hours and locations.

Speaker Breakfast

Dates: Tuesday, March 21 – Thursday, March 23. Please note: Speakers only attend Speaker Breakfast on the day of their presentation.
Location: W110
Time: 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. EST
Presenters and Chairs are required to attend Speaker Breakfast on the day of their session(s). Please arrive promptly! Chairs will check in all presenters and provide important information. If you are presenting more than one session, you must check in with both of your chairs.
Lecture presenters must immediately visit the Speaker Ready Room upon their arrival before attending breakfast to address any presentation issues, if applicable.

The Speaker Ready Room

Location: W107

The Speaker Ready Room contains all final slide decks ready for presentation. Speakers should check in on the day of their presentation before continuing on to the Breakfast Session AND before their session begins (provide a wide buffer of time before presenting to check in).

Date

Hours of Operation

Tuesday, March 21, 2023

7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. EST

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. EST

Thursday, March 23, 2023

7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. EST



Presenter Information

Presenter Portal

Log in credentials will be emailed to you mid-January 2023. Presenters are required to upload draft AND final versions of their slide deck to the Presenter Portal by the stated deadlines in the table (see below). Session Chairs review all uploaded materials and provide feedback.

Access the Presenter Portal by clicking here.

We've created this step-by-step guide and the following instructional video to assist you with using the Presenter Portal.

Pre-Conference Schedule Deadlines

Deadline

Schedule Information

Friday, January 20, 2023

Download the required APEC 2023 Industry Session PowerPoint Template OR the PSMA Template if you are a PSMA Presenterplease refer to your specified section below for more instructions.

Monday, January 23, 2023

Early Bird Registration Deadline. Registration will open the week of November 14, 2022.

Friday, January 27, 2023

Draft presentations due. Upload to the Presenter Portal.

Friday, February 10, 2023

Final presentations due. Upload to the Presenter Portal.

Slide Deck Instructions (NON-PSMA ONLY!)

Download the APEC 2023 Industry Session PowerPoint Template to create your slide deck. The final version of your slide deck must be uploaded to the Presenter Portal by the deadline (see the Presenter Timeline below) as a PowerPoint.

File name must be your Presentation Number followed by your Presentation Title. The presentation title MUST match your original presentation submission.

Example:

IS02.1 Overview of WBG BD Switch Devices and Applications

PSMA Slide Deck Instructions (PSMA ONLY!)

Download the APEC 2023 PSMA Template to create your slide deck. The final version of your slide deck must be uploaded to the Presenter Portal by the deadline (see the Presenter Timeline below) as a PowerPoint.

File name must be your Presentation Number followed by your Presentation Title. The presentation title MUST match your original presentation submission.

Example:

IS02.1 Overview of WBG BD Switch Devices and Applications

Presenter Changes

Presenter changes will be allowed for APEC 2023 with the following conditions:

  • Any new presenters must register for the conference.
  • After registering, it is required to contact speakers@apec-conf.org so this information can be correctly updated on the website.

Failure to meet these conditions may result in changes not being appropriately implemented. Please note that any speaker changes after Jan 31st will not be reflected in the on-site guide.


Session Chair Information

Review Portal

This section will be updated with the portal link and instructional video mid-January 2023. If Session Chairs are ALSO presenting at APEC 2023, they need to use the PRESENTER PORTAL for uploading their presentation. The REVIEW PORTAL is only for SESSION CHAIR TASKS, not PRESENTER TASKS.

Industry Session Chairs will review and provide feedback for draft and final technical presentations in your session using the Review Portal. Chairs can also send task reminders to their presenters through the system. More information is forthcoming; Details will be provided to you in an email mid-January 2023. This section will additionally be updated with an instructional video on how to use the portal on or before that time period.

Pre-Conference Schedule & Deadlines

Deadline

Information

Friday, January 20, 2023

Log in to the Review Portal using the email instructions (will be sent to you mid-January 2023). Review and confirm all presenters in your session are valid.

Monday, January 23, 2023.

Early Bird Registration Deadline. Registration will open the week of November 14, 2022.

Friday, January 27, 2023 – Friday,

February 3, 2023

Review and provide feedback for draft Industry Session presentations. Inform speakers once feedback has been provided. If you do not have any feedback to provide, let the speaker know they must still upload a final version of their presentation as a PowerPoint.

Friday, February 10, 2023

Presenters upload final PowerPoints to the presenter portal. Session Chairs are responsible for contacting presenters who do not upload materials by the stated deadline.



Social Media

Connect with APEC 2023 on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. We highly encourage you to share that you are speaking at APEC 2023 using all of your active social media accounts. Click here to view our marketing kit, filled with useful information and graphics that you can use to spread the word about your session.

When sharing with your network and colleagues that you are presenting at the conference, be sure to use the hashtag #APEC2023.


Industry Session Copyright Policy

Industry session copyright for the materials is retained by the presenter. APEC 2023 requests that presenters post any of their material only AFTER the conference has concluded.