GHC 17 Speaker Ready Room

Imagine uploading your presentation today, walking into your session room on conference day and having your slides projected! Our provided Speaker Ready Room service offers this opportunity. So what do you need to do to use this system correctly?

Upload Your Presentation

We require all session speakers to use the Anita Borg Institute designed PowerPoint template with the GHC 17 theme. You must use this template in its entirety for your panels, presentations, and handouts. You may add your company logo as long as you don’t remove our GHC 17 logos. You can download the templates here:

You’ll need to submit your slides to our speaker ready room system. This does not apply for Student Opportunity Lab (SOL) and Poster Presenters.

You must upload your presentation four hours prior to your session – but there’s no need to wait! You can submit your presentation as soon as you’re ready. All you need is your email ID and the password you received via email to log in. We sent emails to all participants, but if you are the lead for your session, you may want to communicate with your fellow speakers to prepare the presentation materials.

Our system includes a section for you to add support files such as videos, audio files, spreadsheets, and other materials you may want to incorporate.

If you did not receive an email with your information, send us an email.

Check in at the Speaker Ready Room

You must check in at the Speaker Ready Room at least four hours before your session, regardless of when you uploaded your presentation. To avoid any mistakes during your presentation, we want to ensure that your slides were uploaded correctly. Bring a memory device or CD-ROM to the Speaker Ready Room so you can review your slides and make any last minute changes.

Scheduled Times

We will open the room every day during the celebration. Feel free to use at your pleasure.

Tuesday: 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 7 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 7 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Friday: 7 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Speaker Ready Room Locations

There will be two different locations for the Speaker Ready Room. You can visit whichever one is most convenient for you.

Orange County Convention Center
W306

Hyatt Regency Orlando
Rainbow Spring I and II

If you have any questions, email us at present@prg.com.