27 - 28 October, 2020

Virtual Conference

Speaker Resource Center

Speaker Presenter Resource Center

This Speaker Center is designed to help you prepare your original paper, proceedings papers, slide presentation, and responsibilities at conference.

Paper Template Powerpoint Template



Sandy Owens
Conference Program Manager


Important Deadlines


Notification of Acceptance

You will receive notification on your submission status on 29 May, 2019.

Confirmation Form

Receive & Submit Confirmation Form

Deadline: 25 July, 2019

An Electronic Confirmation form will become available to you on 16 July, 2019 — please make any needed corrections to the title and author information, indicate the person that will be presenting the paper, and re-submit to MP Associates by the deadline.

Finalizing Your Paper

Please follow these steps to prepare your Final Paper for Publication
Deadline: 2 July, 2019
Submit your Paper for Review
  • Accepted Draft Paper must submit a Second Draft for review between 29 May and 18 June.
  • Paper Guidelines:
  • Review Comments will be provided by the TPC by 2 July.

Deadline: 16 September, 2019

Submit Final Paper for Proceedings and Copyright Form

Registration & Visas

Registration For Presenters
Deadline: 6 September, 2019
  • Speakers will receive registration instructions. Please contact Robin Albright with registration questions.
  • One person from each paper must be registered at the Speaker Conference rate and present the paper at DVCon Europe before the final paper will be published.
  • Failure to register prior to the deadline will result in your paper being removed from the conference proceedings. Accellera also reserves the right to exclude a paper from distribution after the conference if the paper is not presented at the conference.


Visit the Registration area to learn about Travelling to Europe, obtaining a Visa, and how to contact the DVCon office for an invitation letter.

Presentation Prep

Presentation Guidelines

  • Each Oral presentation will be allotted a total of 30 minutes. If you would like to leave time for Q&A, have your presentation 25 minutes + 5 minute Q&A
  • All speakers are required to bring their slides to the conference and load them onto the computers in the meeting rooms--please arrive 30 minutes early to ensure you have plenty of time to load your slides on the computer.
  • Power Point Slide Template

Presentation Review

Deadline: 23 September, 2019

  • Prior to the conference, the session chair will review each presenter's slides and provide feedback to the speaker.
  • You will recieve feedback on your presentation by 30 Spetember.
  • When the chair has completed their slide review, the speaker will receive an email notification to log back into the review site to view the chair's comments.

Final Slides Submission

Deadline: 8 October, 2019

All presenters are asked to upload their final presentation slides so they can be included in the DVCon Europe History pages on DVCon-Europe.org. MP Associates will email the speaker instructions on when and where to do this.

File size limit is 10MB.

Speaker Bio Submission

Deadline: 8 October, 2019

The Designated Speaker will be sent a link with instructions on where to enter their personal Bio. This Bio will be used to introduce the Speaker at conference.

Conference Prep

Please plan to arrive 30 minutes prior to the start of your session to familiarize yourself with the equipment and prepare for the session. Speakers are responsible for loading their slides on the computer in the meeting room using a USB drive. Please note: presentations may not be run from the speaker's personal laptop. 

Audio Visual Information

This is a list of the equipment you will find in each of the presentation rooms.

Video Projection

  • LCD projector, resolution 1024x768
  • Horizontal scan rate 15kHz - 80kHz, vertical scan rate 50kHz - 10kH
  • Computer Equipment/Software Dell D360 Latitude, DVD/CD-ROM, Dual Core, USB
  • Windows XP Operating System, Office 2007 software, OpenOffice, LibreOffic
  • Acrobat Reader
  • Antivirus software
  • Port connection for notebooks/laptops with SVGA

Audio Equipment

  • Podium microphone
  • Lavalier microphone
  • Aisle microphones for questions
  • Laser pointer
  • Speaker timer