Submit your Presentation

If you are supporting your speaking slot with a *presentation then please upload your PPT presentation no later than Tuesday 22nd March, to the dropbox WRC folder WRC presentations  

Alternatively, you can email your presentation to Catherine French

·       Upload your original PowerPoint file (not a pdf) in a 16:9 ratio

·       If you update your presentation, please just upload again and apply a version number to the end of file name i.e. ‘v2’

·       Please remember to bring a copy of your final presentation to WRC and ensure you can easily access a back-up.

It is important to name your presentation correctly so that we can allocate it to yourself. The naming convention is your ‘first name surname_Organisation’ for example ‘Catherine French_Ascential’.

*Please note Panels do not need to provide any presentations

After this date you must bring your presentation to the venue on a USB stick at least 2 hours before your session. 

If you are unsure if you have a presentation speaking slot, please contact Catherine French

Presentation Requirements

The presentation requirements below must be adhered to. Kindly note that you will need to make changes to your presentation if the requirements are not adhered to. Our AV team is not able to make any amendments to your presentation.

  • The presentation ratio must be 16:9 widescreen
  • Video format MP4 H264 Codec
  • Font size – 36Pts Bold for headings, 32 pts for content


Videos
Videos must be embedded in PowerPoint on automatic start. We also require the original video in the format mentioned above, as backup.

Please do not include any links to videos that rely on internet access (i.e. Youtube) as these may not work during your presentation.

Live Demos
If you are planning on having a live demonstration as part of your session that relies on internet access or Chromecast, we are unable to guarantee a sufficient connection onsite so please let Natalie Wilkins know as soon as possible to avoid any disappointment.

Amendments
If any amendments are made to your presentation before 5pm on 22 March, please email the updated version to Natalie Wilkins.

If any amendments are made to your presentation after 5pm on 22 March, please bring a copy of the updated version to the venue on a USB stick at least 2 hours before your session so that we can upload it onto the system. After this time we will not be able to upload a new version of your presentation and the one that we have on file will be used.

Key Points to Remember

  • Images and graphics can maximize the impact of your presentation
     
  • Try to keep to 10 slides for a 20-minute presentation
     
  • Slides should be visual rather than text-heavy
     
  • If you are using Prezzi or Keynote, please let us know as soon as possible
     
  • If you are using your own Macbook or iPad you will need to provide individual adaptors for the HDMI connector
     
  • If you are using your own computer you will need to use this from the lectern so please let us know as soon as possible

Please note the presentation terms and conditions

  • If you are using a presentation deck you must send this within 2 weeks of the event for review – World Retail Congress reserves the right to cancel the speaking session if the presentation is not provided in this time
  • We reserve the right to film your session and use the content across World Retail Congress platforms
    • By appearing on stage you grant World Retail Congress all applicable rights to use the footage as World Retail Congress chooses to promote the event
  • We reserve the right to share any slide deck after the event with attendees of the event
  • All content used in your session must adhere to all copyright rules

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