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Speaker Support

We look forward to your participation as one of our speakers at MEF16.

Below are some important details and deadlines to help you prepare for your presentation leading up to the event.

Presentation Slides Due:

Draft slides - 26 October 2016
Final slides - 1 November 2016

Presentation Format:

All presentations should be prepared in Microsoft Powerpoint (.pptx) 16:9 format in your company presentation template.

Draft and final presentations should be emailed to Mary Hecht-Kissell, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Speaker Registration & Badge Pick-up:
There will be a dedicated “Speaker Registration” desk near the main MEF16 registration area. Speakers may pick up their badge anytime during the event starting on Monday, 7 November at 8:00 am.

Speakers Lounge:
MEF16 has a speakers lounge in the Blake Room on the 2nd Floor near the main conference. The lounge will be open daily beginning at 7:30 am. Light refreshments will be served throughout the day. The lounge may be used as a quiet space for speakers to work, have meetings, and meet with moderators and panelists. A MEF16 staff member will be available in the room to assist you.

Technical Requirements & Specifications

  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of your speaking engagement. Our on-site PSAV team will meet you at the back of each meeting room to test your microphone and provide any other assistance required. 
  • A confidence monitor and hand-held slide advancer will be available for use.
  • If your presentation includes special audio, animations or a video to be played, please notify us prior to your arrival at MEF16.

If you have any questions, please contact Mary Hecht-Kissell at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Cell#: +1 (919) 523-7993



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