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Welcome to the BIG 5G!

Speaker Logistics

We are delighted to welcome you on board the program for The BIG 5G 2020. This page includes all the information you should need to prepare for the event. If you have any questions, please contact your Operations Manager. Please ensure you read each section carefully and meet the required deadlines. We look forward to working with you in making this a successful event!

YOUR VIRTUAL SESSION

In order to guide you through the virtual event process, we have put together these instructions on how live and pre-recording sessions will be curated for the event.


TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

The below requirements will apply for all sessions 

  • Make sure the camera is 16x9  (landscape)
  • Do not have a bright light  behind the presenter
  • Mount the camera to ensure a steady video
  • Ensure you are positioned in  a soft room with no background noise and limited objects
  • Be as close to the microphone as possible
  • Leave some silence at the beginning and end of the recording for editing and transitions
  • If you have access to an ethernet cable for a stronger connection, please ensure you use this
  • Please disconnect from any VPNs you may be using or shut down other programmes you have open prior to connecting to the Zoom link for a more stable connection
  • Test your connection speed, browser and operating system version, microphone and webcam HERE
PRE-RECORDING YOUR PRESENTATION
PRE-RECORDING YOUR PRESENTATION

PRE-RECORDING AT HOME

Please pre-record your session at home. Below includes some guidance on how to use zoom/Microsoft teams to record your session.

How to Record at Home

Please note that should you choose to record at home this will be the final file that is uploaded into the platform. We will not be able to make any changes to files sent so please ensure they are good quality and you adhere to our technical requirements.

*PRESENTATION TIMINGS*

Solo Presenters - Maximum 15 minute recording [There will be live Q&A at the end of the session]

Fireside Chat - Maximum 15 minute recording [There will be live Q&A at the end of the session]

Panel Sessions - Maximum 30 minute recording [There will be live Q&A at the end of the session]

A NOTE TO ALL: A kind reminder that all pre-recording sessions will need to be completed and submitted no later than Monday 1st September

PRE-RECORDING & PRESENTATION PACK

LIVE AUDIENCE Q&As
LIVE AUDIENCE Q&As

Q&A’s at the end of sessions will take a live format where possible during the event. Further information will be sent to you closer to the time of the event.

TIMEZONE & AGENDA
TIMEZONE & AGENDA

Please note the event will be running to CST timezone. 

You can find the latest agenda here.

SWAPCARD INFORMATION

The BIG 5G is powered by Swapcard.

The platform will be launched and available to all on 1st September 2020 to ensure you have enough time to complete your profiles and familiarise yourself with the platform. Our team will be on hand throughout the whole process to ensure you get the best experience possible!


LOGGING IN TO SWAPCARD
LOGGING IN TO SWAPCARD

Please follow instructions on the link HERE on how to sign up or log in to your profile.

SPEAKER PROFILES
SPEAKER PROFILES

We have loaded your details, along with your photo and biography, into the platform. If you have not yet sent these through, please send them through before 1st September.

Alternatively, you can log in on the platform and manually add your photo and bio.

How to Update your Profile


NETWORKING & MEETINGS
NETWORKING & MEETINGS

In order to make the most out of the event, we hope you will utilise the networking tools before and after your session.

You will be able to:

  • Request Meetings
  • Schedule Virtual Meetings
  • Make New Connections

Networking & Meetings Guide

CONTACT US

There are three speaker managers working across this event to ensure you have the support you need, please contact dependent on your session location.


KEYNOTES & WORKSHOPS
KEYNOTES & WORKSHOPS
CONTACT LEANNE STONE
PANEL SESSIONS, TRACKS 1, 2, 3 & 5G LATAM
PANEL SESSIONS, TRACKS 1, 2, 3 & 5G LATAM
CONTACT AMY RALPH