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Speaker Information

Speaker Terms & Conditions

Speakers must submit a PowerPoint or PDF by March 15, 2021.

You will be asked to agree to our "Copyright and Reproduction Terms."
For a full list of the terms and conditions applicable to speakers, please click HERE.

Session Details

  • Session Title
  • Brief Description (Under 30 words)
  • Full Description/Abstract
    (150-word description and 4–5 bullet points)
  • Select Presentation Format
  • Audience Level of Presentation
    • Introductory
    • Intermediate
    • Advanced
    • Business/All Levels
  • Identify the Track best suited to your session. Additional tracks will be applied as needed by our conference committee.
  • Have you given this presentation before? If yes, please explain when and where.
  • Additional presentation information (Books, publications, etc.)
  • Audio-Visual Requirements (Wireless microphone, data projector, and screen are provided as standard equipment)
  • Do you have the necessary financial and travel approvals from your company in order to attend and speak at the conference? 

Presentation Format Options

  • Conference Sessions (60 minutes)
  • Panel Discussions (60 minutes)
  • Special Interest Groups (60 minutes)
  • Tutorials - Half-Day Session (3 hours)
  • Seminars - Two, Half-Day Sessions (6 hours)
  • Lightning Talks - (5 minutes)

Half-Day Sessions

In-depth educational presentations providing detailed technical information, skills, or methodologies. Workshop and tutorial speakers receive an honorarium for their participation in the amount of $500 for their half-day session, plus an additional $250 bonus to speakers who provide their final presentation slides by the March 15, 2021 deadline.

5-Minute Lightning Talks

One speaker (only) presenting ideas, solutions, methods, products, research projects, or implementation experience on any topic you like. This is a great way to present ideas to a full audience. Sessions are always well attended!

IMPORTANT NOTE: All content and format suggestions are reviewed by the Program Advisory Committee. Final presentations must be approved to participate. For questions about speaking, please contact Tony Shaw, the CEO of DATAVERSITY and Program Chair, at

Multiple speakers and multiple presentation options may be proposed. The first (primary) speaker receives complimentary conference attendance. Additional speakers or panelists register with an 80% discount code.

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