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Important Presenter Information

Congratulations on being accepted as a speaker at this year's Siemens PLM Connection - Americas. Please be sure you have completed the below items to ensure a smooth process and enjoyable experience for both you and attendees.

Accepting Presenter Invitation

You will have received an acceptance invitation email with a link to your presentation. It can also be found in your plmworld.org profile. Find it by following these instructions:

  1. Log into plmworld.org
  2. Goto your My Profile (upper right corner under My Options)
  3. Click on the My Presentations under the Options menu on the right

PLEASE REVIEW AND COMPLETE YOUR SESSION SUBMISSION BEFORE ACCEPTING (changes cannot be made after acceptance):
**Attendees will be able to filter by Applicable Software & Related Industry. Please ensure all are correctly selected.**

Please indicate whether you will accept or reject this invitation ASAP. If you have not accepted the speaking invitation, the Agenda Committee will cancel your speaking invitation and remove the session from the agenda.

Acceptance of your session does not register you for the conference, once accepted, you will need to register.


Next Steps:

  1. February 28 | Agreement Deadline
    All speakers must first complete the annual Speaker Agreement.
  2. April 9 | Registration Deadline
    As a reminder, customers who are listed as the primary presenters in 45 or 90-minute sessions will receive complimentary registration. Customer primary presenters of 20-minute Knowledge Theater sessions will receive a 50% discount on their registration. Primary customer presenters must register by April 9 to receive the free/discounted registration. **Acceptance of this session does not register you for the conference, once accepted, you will need to register.
  3. April 9 | Profile Update Deadline
    In the coming weeks, you will receive further emails requesting more information (bios, photos, etc.). Please be proactive and update your PLM World profile as soon as possible. 
    1. Log into plmworld.org
    2. Goto your My Profile (upper right corner under My Options)
    3. Click on the pencil/paper icon on the left to update your information
    4. To update your photo, select the My Picture link on the right side under Options
  4. May 7 | Presentation Upload Deadline All presentations must be uploaded to the PLM World website no later than this date for initial review. While we understand security concerns, it is necessary that we review each presentation before it is given to provide a best in class educational experience. (see below for instructions)
  5. May 7 | AV Equipment Change Deadline
    This is the last opportunity to make any changes to your requested AV equipment (within reasonable request). Please contact Lester Cornelius directly to do so.

Register by April 9!

  • Book your hotel room (you must provide this confirmation during the registration process)
  • Register for the conference, no later than April 9.
    *Primary Presenter conference fee will be waived if registered by April 9 and booked within the Conference Hotel Block. Siemens Primary Presenters are required to pay the $775 registration rate. If you do not see the Primary Presenter registration type please contact PLM World Registration at registration@plmworld.org (secondary and additional presenters are subject to the going registration rate).

Please don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions. We appreciate your support in 2018 expand the breadth of educational offerings to include more user training!


NEW Polling and Audience Q&A Features

This year we have partnered with Conferences i/o to bring you the best options in engaging with your audience.

 


Live Audience Polling for Real-Time Results
Real-Time Results and Presentation Integration

Create multiple choice or open-ended polling questions and share results instantaneously with attendees. Attendees are able to respond to Poll questions from their mobile device, and view the results of the poll in real time.

Interested? Contact Lester Cornelius.
 

 

 


Social Q&A
No More Wasted Q&A Time

Attendees are able to submit questions in real time through their mobile device.

If an attendee sees a question that they'd like to have addressed they vote for it, and the list of questions is automatically sorted by popularity.

Interested? Contact Lester Cornelius.


Upload Your Presentation

All attendees are given access to the online database of conference presentations after the event. Presenters must provide an electronic copy of their presentation or a related white paper in the format they wish them to be shared two weeks prior to the conference. Copies must be submitted by May 7, 2018, in order to be included in the proceedings and order to receive the conference fee waiver. 

Please note that uploading your presentation will make it automatically available to #PLMConX 2018 attendees - if you have security concerns, please email your presentation directly to Lester Cornelius for review.

The acceptable file formats are: MS Word, MS PowerPoint, or PDF. 

To upload your accepted session, please complete the following steps:

  1. Log into plmworld.org
  2. Goto your My Profile (upper right corner under My Options)
  3. Click on the My Presentations under the Options menu on the right
  4. Select the presentation title you would like to edit
  5. A window will open with an icon to “Edit Files” on the top left
  6. Once you have clicked Edit Files you will see an “Add” button located in the File(s) field.
  7. Select the “add” button to add your presentation file. Browse your computer for the correct file and then open.
  8. Once opened you will see the file upload to the database, press OK and it will be saved with your presentation.
  9. To return back to your full list of presentations, go back to your Profile page.

Note: The final presentation as submitted will be reviewed by the Agenda Committee prior to the conference. PLM World reserves the right to decline and cancel any scheduled presentation if a copy of the final presentation is not submitted by the due date or if the presentation violates any of the PLM World policies.

Visit the Presenter Tips page for help in creating your presentation and downloading the PowerPoint Template.