2019 Session Leader Information

Session Leader Confirmation Form

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Session list | Guide for Birds-of-a-Feather Session Leaders


We notified accepted/alternate sessions on June 2. See the fill list of sessions here.

Preparing for your session

  • Watch the session leader orientationSlides & 20 minute recorded Webinar
  • Check your session on Sched – know your time slot and room number.  We had to make several last minute room and time changes so please recheck Friday afternoon, June 14.
  • Session Length – Please keep sessions to 45 minutes including Q&A.
  • Projectors – Except for the Café, all rooms have projectors – Please bring your own laptop if you plan to use a projector for your session.
    • HDMI – Most projectors have HDMI interfaces. If your laptop (Windows or Mac) does not have an HDMI port you will need to be bring your own HDMI dongle.  All sessions take place in University Hall.
    • HDMI/VGA – CHECK BACK FOR INFO – The rooms on the 3rd floor have projectors with HDMI interfaces; rooms on the 2nd floor have projectors with VGA interfaces. If your laptop (Windows or Mac) does not have an VGA or HDMI port you will need to be bring your own HDMI dongle. We recommend watching the How-To video for your room on the Lesley website  (all rooms are in University Hall).
  • Tips – Some quick presentation tips you may be familiar with:
    • Know your audience – As people come into the room introduce yourself ask them what they want to learn or hear.
    • Allow a few minutes at the beginning to introduce yourself and why you put together this presentation for them. Highlight what they are going to learn.
    • At the end make sure you allow time for Q+A, ask for feedback.
    • Make sure it is easy for people to connect with you for future discussions (if you want that).
  • Birds-of-a-Feather leaders – Read the discussion guide.

When you arrive 

  • Check in on the second floor so we know you are present.
  • If an emergency arises and you cannot present, please let us know ASAP so we can inform attendees.

Before your session

  • Pick up the session sign-in sheet(s) from room 3-085
  • If you have questions, please stop by the Speaker Room #3-085.

During your session

  • Session sign-in sheet – Please make sure that all attendees sign in so we have a count of the number of attendees in each session.  Return your sign-in sheet to the Speaker room #3-085 right after your session.
  • Problems?  If you run into AV issues, please ask an attendee to go to the Speaker Room on the third floor and they will help you.
  • Tweet – Designate at least one person to tweet and photograph the session if possible (@PCampBoston and #PCampBoston).
  • Session – Let people know your slides will be available afterwards on the ProductCamp Slideshare page.
  • Session Feedback  – We have set up surveys for attendees to provide feedback on your session.  Please encourage attendees to complete the survey online by clicking on the FEEDBACKSURVEY link in your session description page at http://www.productcampboston.org/2019sessions.
    Please encourage participants to evaluate your session immediately – before they leave the room.

After your session

  • Mandatory: ALL presenters should upload slides (ideally PDF format) and/or session notes (if it’s a discussion) no later than June 19…
    • The presentation name should be the same as your full session name including the session number. Include the speakers’ names in parentheses at the end of the file name. For example: “103 – Agile Marketing (Steve Robins)”
    • By dropping them into our Google Drive here. Or email slides to us at ProductCampBoston@Gmail.com
    • We will post them as quickly as possible to Slideshare.net/productcampboston.
  • Blog about it – and let us know too by emailing us.