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WELCOME TO NGON & DCI WORLD 2020

Speaker Logistics

We are delighted to welcome you on board the program for NGON & DCI WORLD 2019. This page includes all the information you should need to prepare for the event. If you have any questions, please contact Althea Haler, Speaker Manager E: Althea.C.Haler@knect365.com 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!

SPEAKER INFORMATION


REQUIRED INFORMATION
REQUIRED INFORMATION

Please email Sam Armstrong with the below information ASAP 

  • Short biography (around 100-words and not a CV) - for inclusion on the website and so that the Chair can introduce you correctly 
  • Headshot colour photo: digital format saved as a JPEG, PNG or GIF file 
  • Please check that your biography and photo are uploaded correctly on the speaker listing, if not please contact Sita Kalsi 
  • Mobile Number (so I can reach you on site in case of an emergency) 
  • Twitter Handle (So we can promote your presence) 
  • Dietary Requirements (please specify)
  • Special Assistance: Please inform me if you require any specific assistance at the venue
SPEAKER INFORMATION
SPEAKER INFORMATION

As a Speaker,  please arrive at least one break in advance of your session and adhere to the guidelines below.

  • Please check your session(s) on the latest agenda here.  If you have any queries regarding the agenda please contact Sita Kalsi 
  • Presentations should be submitted in English and provided submitted by  Friday 8th May 2020
  • The room will be equipped with a laptop, data projector, screen and microphone. Please let me know you require any other equipment.
  • If you wish to present from your personal Mac computer, please let me know the type of adapter required.
  • Presentations in PowerPoint format are preferred with a minimum font size of 24 so that text is easily legible; 16:9 format.
  • If you would prefer your presentation not to be made available to delegates on the conference website/event app, please let me know.
  • Please bring an updated version of your presentation on a USB drive to the event, just in case!
  • If presenting a video, we highly recommend bringing it as a separate file rather than embedding it in the presentation. Please check with the onsite technician that the video plays correctly prior to your session.
PRESENTATION GUIDANCE
PRESENTATION GUIDANCE
  • Presentations should be submitted in English and provided by Friday 8 May 2020 - this is to check with venue AV compatibility (we want to avoid any obstacles on the day) and for Sita to check all presentations prior to the event. Any questions regarding this deadline, please contact Sita.
  • To assist with the best quality presentations possible, we have prepared a short guide HERE to help you with this. Sita should have sent this to you, if you have any questions, please contact Sita directly.

PANELIST/CHAIR & MODERATOR INFORMATION
PANELIST/CHAIR & MODERATOR INFORMATION

As a Panelist

  • Sita will provide all introductions to fellow panellists including the chair or moderator. Please look out for these around 4 weeks prior to the conference.
  • Sita will share the timings, session details, instructions and guidance for these discussions. If you have any questions prior, please feel free to contact her directly.

As a Chair or Moderator 

  • I will send your chair pack to you via email. A printed copy of your pack will be handed to you at the registration desk when you collect your pass on arrival at the event. This will include the venue H&S information for chairpersons and moderators as well as the biographies of the Speakers and Panelists in your conference streams (for chairpersons only).
VENUE & ACCOMMODATION
VENUE & ACCOMMODATION

Venue

Hyatt Regency Barcelona Tower

Gran via 144
L'Hositalet de Llobregat
Barcelona
Spain
08907

Phone: +34 934 13 50 00

Email: 

Website:

Accommodation

Please book your accommodation as soon as possible to avoid disappointment using this link HERE

BRING A COLLEAGUE
BRING A COLLEAGUE

We encourage our speakers to bring one additional guest with them to the event for free. Please note that this offer is not open to anyone working in business development. 

In addition to above we are also offering you a 20% discount for any extra colleagues. Please use the code SPEAKER20 or CLICK HERE to receive this discount, any questions please contact Sam Armstrong


OTHER
OTHER

Visa 

If you need a visa to attend the event, please let Sam Armstrong know so that we can arrange a personal letter of invitation to assist with your application. Should you have any queries or require any further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us.


AWARDS
AWARDS

NGON & DCI WORLD AWARDS 2019

Submit your entry by 15th May

The Ceremony is taking place:

18:00, Wednesday 03 JUNE 2020, Hyatt Regency Barcelona Tower

The NGON & DCI WORLD Awards give recognition to the achievements made by operators, data centres and solution providers in the optical networking industry. This is a great chance for you to celebrate the year gone by in optical networking and data centre interconnect advancements.

For the first time this year we have introduced the People’s Choice Award which will celebrate an individual who embodies innovation, energy and ambition in the industry.

Enter your company or product to be in with a chance of joining our Awards Hall of Fame!

To Apply please clink HERE

Additional Policies


Code of Conduct
Code of Conduct

Informa Tech is dedicated to providing an inclusive and safe event experience for everyone, regardless of gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, nationality or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of participants in any form. We are a diverse community of professionals, and we conduct ourselves professionally. Please be considerate and careful with your words and actions. Exhibitors in the expo hall, evening party hosts and organizers of concurrent activities should be aware they are subject to the code of conduct. Exhibitors and party hosts may not promote sexualized or offensive imagery or activities. Exhibition and party staff should not use sexualized clothing/uniforms/costumes, or otherwise create a sexualized environment. Participants asked to stop any behavior are expected to comply immediately. If a participant or sponsor engages in behavior that violates this code of conduct, Informa Tech staff may take action they deem appropriate, including warning the offender or expulsion from the event with no refund.

Sustainability
Sustainability

Informa Tech is committed to a role of environmental and sustainable leadership in every aspect of our business and recognizes the responsibilities we have to our employees, our customers, our suppliers, the communities we work within and the environment as a whole.  

Our contribution to a sustainable and environmentally harmonious society is based upon best practice and covers:

Environment: We use recycled materials for office and event documentation and reduce the use of plastics in all our event collateral
Community: To encourage sustainable development in the wider business we endeavor to utilize environmentally accredited venues and support regional agricultural practice by insisting on using locally grown produce for catering at all our large events.

Relationships: Informa Tech has developed an alliance with the Carbon Neutral Company and as a further example of our customer centricity, we strive to locate our events central to where we feel the majority of attendees originate.