Presenter Resource Center 1

Welcome to the GTC 2016 Presenter Resource Center! Thank you for participating in the GPU Technology Conference (GTC) 2016. This page provides you with information needed to prepare for GTC. If you have any questions, please contact us.

 

TASKS FOR ALL PRESENTERS

Deadline Action Items Instructions
 
January 2016
Apply for Your Visa
If your country does not participate in the US Visa Waiver program, call the U.S. embassy in your country ASAP to obtain information on the application process.  It can be a lengthy process so we strongly recommend you apply at least 90 days out from your travel date.  To request an invitation letter, go to My GTC on the GTC Dashboard. For more details on US Visa Application Procedures, visit the GTC Travel page.
 
January 2016
Book Your Travel
You can find details on airports and ground transportation options on the GTC Travel Page.
 
January 2016
Book Your Hotel
Special hotel rates, which can be booked on the Hotel Reservations Page, will expire Monday, February 16th. Space is limited, so we strongly encourage you to book as early as possible.
 
February 2016
Session Schedule
Your talk or poster will be published in the GTC Schedule Planner by mid-January. You can market your talk to your network using the Speaker’s Toolkith that will be sent to you in January.
 
February 2016
Conference Passes
As a presenter, you will receive an All-Access Conference pass. Also, we are pleased to provide a 20% discount to colleagues, friends and family on all passes with discount code FF16S20.
 
February 2016
Complete Your Registration Profile
Once registered by GTC Conference Management, you will receive a notification to log in and answer important profile questions such as dietary restrictions, t-shirt size, etc. Your registration is not complete until you submit all your profile questions.
 
On site
Pick up Your Badge
Badge pick-up will be available starting Sunday, April 3, 2016, from 16:00-20:00. Registration opens at 7:00. all other days. Photo ID will be required.
 
 

Additional Speaker Tasks

Deadline Action Items Instructions
 
January 2016
Draft Presentation
We will contact you with instructions.
 
February 2016
Sign Up for Speaker Training
All first time speakers to GTC are required to take speaker training and make an appointment to run through their draft presentation with a member of the GTC content team over WebEx. We will contact you to schedule your training.

Speaker training is offered to all GTC speakers. If you wish to participate, please contact the GTC content team at GTC_Content@nvidia.com.
 
February 22, 2016
Confirm Your Audio-Visual Requirements
List of standard equipment can be found here. If you require any additional equipment or bandwidth, your MUST put it in a written request to GTC_Content@nvidia.com.
 
April 1, 2016
Final Presentation
You MUST submit your FINAL presentation by April 1st. We will provide the link to the portal via email at the end of March.

As a backup, bring your final presentation on a USB.
 
On site
Rehearse your Talk
A room in the speaker lounge is available for technical run-throughs. Please make sure you bring your final presentation on a USB stick or laptop.
 
For the Speaker FAQ, please click here.
 

Additional Poster Presenter Tasks

Deadline Action Items Instructions
 
January 17, 2016
Final PDF Poster
GTC organizers will print and display your poster at the conference. Submit your final PDF by January 17, 2016
 
April 5, 2016
Attend Posters & Beer Reception
All poster presenters are required to attend the Posters & Beer Welcome Reception located in the ballroom of the convention center. Presenters should arrive ten minutes prior to opening.
 
April 6, 2016
Vote for the Top Poster Winner Closes
The GPU Top Poster Award goes to the top poster as voted on by GTC attendees. The presenter will receive $5,000. Voting is open to conference attendees starting on Monday and closes Wednesday at 17:00. The winner is announced on GTC Social Media the following morning.
 
April 7, 2016
Poster Pickup
You are welcome to take your poster with you. Pick up is scheduled from 12:30 – 16:00.
 
For the Poster Presenters FAQ, please click here.
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