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Welcome to the OHUG SPEAKER FAQ PAGE

Hello, and welcome to the OHUG Global Conference 2017 Speaker Resource Page. 

Thank you for joining us at The Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, Florida for this event. We appreciate your hard work and dedication to OHUG!

The information below contains deadlines, logistical information, and answers to frequently asked questions that will contribute to your success at the conference. If you have any questions or need additional information, contact OHUG Headquarters at education@ohug.org

We look forward to meeting you soon in Orlando!

What Do I Do Next?

Below is a list of your next steps and deadlines as a speaker. Read through the list, and click on each item or scroll down for specific instructions on how to complete that step.

  1. CONFIRM YOUR INTENT TO PRESENT by Friday, February 3, 2017
  2. UPDATE YOUR OHUG PROFILE - professional title, company, biography information and your headshot from your OHUG profile will be featured on the OHUG website & mobile app
  3. REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE
  4. BOOK YOUR HOUSING
  5. REVIEW THE STANDARD A/V SET and make additional requests if necessary by Friday, February 3, 2017
  6. SUBMIT YOUR PRESENTATION on the OHUG conference template by Monday, May 1, 2017
  7. DOWNLOAD YOUR MARKETING KIT to promote your session and encourage peers to join you in Orlando, Florida. 
  8. ARRIVE AT THE CONFERENCE! Make sure to get to your session early


 

 

How Do I Confirm My Intent to Present?

We are requesting confirmation that you plan on presenting at the OHUG Global Conference 2017 no later than Friday, February 3, 2017. To confirm your presentation(s) at the OHUG 2017 Global Conference, follow the directions below.

  1. Click here to review all speaker policies. You will need to log in to the OHUG website to access this page.
  2. Please click on the direct link to your session that was provided in your invitation email. 
  3. Click “edit session.”
  4. Please review the abstract for accuracy. Abstracts are accepted in the current form. Any significant changes must be approved. If any changes are made to your abstract text, please notify OHUG Headquarters at education@ohug.org.
  5. Please also make sure that your speaker affiliation is correct (customer vs. vendor) and that all co-speakers have been added to your session before the 1/23/2017 deadline!
  6. Scroll to the bottom of your abstract submission form to a section entitled “Session Acceptance.” Please review the speaker policies and then select “Accept” or “Decline” in the dropdown menu. You must choose to Accept or Decline your session and speaker terms by February 3, 2017.

 



    How Do I Update My Profile?

    OHUG will again have a conference mobile app available for attendees that includes speaker profiles. Please ensure that your profile is up-to-date and that we have a photo on file for you by following the directions below:

    1. Login to www.ohug.org.
    2. Access the "My Options" menu in the upper right hand corner and select "My Page."
    3. Review the information listed. To make updates, click the “Edit Profile” button near the top right. Please make sure your biography is included on your profile page.
    4. To add your picture, scroll over the "Actions" menu and select "Update Picture."
    5. Click "Update File" and browse to find your photo, then click "OK."

     



      How Do I Register?

      As a speaker, you will need to register yourself for OHUG 2017 Global Conference. All co-presenters must pay full registration price in order to speak at the conference. 

      Speakers will receive all communication through OHUG Eduation Team regarding their session confirmation and the link to register. Only Primary speakers have access to complimentary registrations. Primary speakers will not be able to transfer their complimentary registrations to any speakers/attendees. Primary Speakers will have a one week period to confirm their session and themselves as the primary speaker. 

      Speaker registration will be open during the week of 2/20. You will be notified date and time slot of your session. 

      Primary Customer Presenter Registration Instructions

      1. Click here to register for the event.
      2. Click on the red button, “Click Here to Register.”
      3. Under “Begin Registration,” click “Register Using Your Member Account.”
      4. Login using your username and password. If you need this information re-sent to you, you can click the Username and/or Password Help link.
      5. Click “Register for this Event” and select “2017 Customer Speaker” as the Registration Type. As a primary customer speaker, your registration fee of $0 will populate automatically.
      6. Click “Ok” and complete the registration form.

      Primary Vendor Presenter Registration Instructions

      1. Click here to register for the event.
      2. Click on the red button, “Click Here to Register.”
      3. Under “Begin Registration,” click “Register Using Your Member Account.”
      4. Login using your username and password. If you need this information re-sent to you, you can click the Username and/or Password Help link.
      5. Click “Register for this Event” and select “2017 Vendor Speaker” as the Registration Type. As a primary vendor speaker, your registration fee of $395 will populate automatically.
      6. Click “Ok” and complete the registration form. 

       

      Primary Oracle Presenter Registration Instructions

      1. Click here to register for the event.
      2. Click on the red button, “Click Here to Register.”
      3. Under “Begin Registration,” click “Register Using Your Member Account.”
      4. Login using your username and password. If you need this information re-sent to you, you can click the Username and/or Password Help link.
      5. Click “Register for this Event” and select “2017 Oracle Speaker” as the Registration Type. As a primary Oracle speaker, your registration fee of $0 will populate automatically.
      6. Click “Ok” and complete the registration form.



        How Do I Book My Housing?

        When making your hotel and travel arrangements, please keep in mind that the conference ends on  Friday, June 9, 2017!

        Click here for hotel information and booking. Room reservations close on Monday, May 8, 2017.

         



        What Is the Standard Audio/Visual Set?

        All rooms are equipped with an LCD projector and screen, podium microphone, wireless lavaliere microphone, and mixer and speaker system. Wireless internet is available in all conference rooms; however, we request that you bring your presentation pre-loaded on your own laptop as well as a backup of your presentation on a jump drive. 

        If you have any other A/V requirements, please contact us at education@ohug.org no later than Monday, May 8, 2017.  All requests are subject to approval.

         



        How Do I Submit My Presentation?

        All presentations are to be of an educational nature. To view all speaker policies, please click here.

        All non-Oracle presentations must be prepared in PowerPoint using the official OHUG Global Conference 2017 template.

        Click here to download the OHUG 2017 Global Conference template.

        Your final presentation must be uploaded to the OHUG website by Monday, May 1, 2017. Please feel free to upload draft versions of your presentation in the meantime. If you have any last minute changes to your presentation after May 1, 2017, please contact education@ohug.org.

        Again, please bring your presentation pre-loaded on your own laptop as well as a backup of your presentation on a jump drive.

        Oracle presenters should work with their Oracle Champions to review templates.

        If you have any questions or technical issues, please contact us at education@ohug.org. More information and details can be found below.

        Presentation Upload Instructions

        1. Download the OHUG Global Conference 2017 PowerPoint template. All non-Oracle presentations must be prepared using this official template. Please make sure you use the appropriate track icon on the title slide. 
        2. To upload your presentation, click on the direct link to your abstract, included in your abstract confirmation letter or accessible on the My Presentations portion of your OHUG profile.
        3. Log in to edit your abstract. 
        4. Click “edit files” in the upper right hand corner.
        5. Click “add” to upload your PowerPoint file, and click "choose files" to find your file.
        6. Under the “source type” dropdown menu, please choose “PowerPoint.”
        7. Click "add" to upload your PDF file, and click "choose files" to find your file. 
        8. Under the "source type" dropdown menu, please choose "PDF".
        9. In the “download options” dropdown, ONLY select "Original Only". Selecting other formats may distort your presentation download. 
        10. OHUG HQ will only make the PDF version of your presentation available to attendees, but we ask that you upload BOTH a PowerPoint version and a PDF version of your presentation. 



        Download The Speaker Marketing Kit

        We encourage you to share your participation with your network to help ensure this success. You can download your speaker marketing kit here. This provides you with social media posts, sample emails and graphics – everything you need to help spread the word and encourage attendance at what will surely be a great event.



        What Do I Do When I Get to The Conference?

        When you arrive at The Rosen Centre Hotel, proceed to the registration desk to register for the conference.  Mention that you are a speaker.

        When it is time for your session, please arrive to your scheduled room 15-20 minutes prior to your scheduled presentation time.