Accessing DISTRIBUTECH Presentations
Presentations provided by DistribuTECH speakers are available to all full delegates and exhibitor delegates, however a username and password are required to access them. 
This year's username and password were handed out at the conference.  If you did not receive them please contact Debbi Wells at 
Utility University course handouts are only available to those who paid to attend a course. 
Credentials were provided by the instructors, however, if you paid to attend a course and did not receive the username and password please contact Debbi Wells at 

Downloading DISTRIBUTECH Presentations
Select View All Sessions from the Education dropdown menu. 
Find the session you're interested in. If a presentation has been uploaded you'll see a Power Point or PDF icon. 
Click on it.
You'll get a pop up box to enter the username and password.


You can find that under your session log in or the online conference display after Oct. 1, 2019. 
Summit sessions for DistribuTECH 2020 are located on Level 2 of the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas.  Knowledge Hubs will be located in 5 presentation theatres on the exhibit floor. Room assignments are available by logging in as a speaker or by going to the online conference display after Oct. 1, 2019.  
Summit sessions are 1.5 hours long.  Knowledge Hubs sessions are 30 minutes or 1 hour. For sessions that have 3 presentation titles scheduled please plan for 20-25 minutes including Q&A.  If you are in a panel session the amount of introductory time you have will be determined by your panel moderator. Please consult with them.  
You can find that information under your session log in or the online conference display after Oct. 1, 2019. 
Speakers should be in the room or theatre where they are scheduled to speak at least 30 minutes before their presentation to download it onto the computer BEFORE the session starts.  There will be an AV tech on hand to assist and a committee chair to introduce you. 

Speakers should bring their presentation on a USB. The presentation should be downloaded to the desktop and accessed from there. Show management will not be able to provide access to any previously loaded presentations.  If your utility does not allow for use of a USB please go to the Speaker Ready Room where USBs and computer access will be provided. 

This is entirely up to your session chair. Please confirm when they make contact with you in the 30 days before the conference.
Screen, projector, podium microphone, laser pointer and a laptop computer.   Plan to prepare your presentation in 16:9 format. 
On a USB for the presentation.  Beforehand you'll be asked to upload a draft of the presentation to our password protected website for your session chair to review. 

With electronic access to your presentation via our password protected site you can upload your handouts before or after your presentation for attendees to download. 

All primary speakers, panelists, panel moderators and session chairs will receive a link from the conference manager to log in and register.  Speakers receiving complimentary badges, chairs/committee can pick up their badges onsite beginning Monday, January 27th.  
Your registration will cover entrance to the DistribuTECH exhibit floor, conference sessions, lunch on Tuesday & Wednesday, coffee breaks Tuesday through Thursday, access to the conference online presentations and the networking receptions. 

It does not cover any Utility University courses on Monday or the Breakfast Roundtables on Wednesday and Thursday.
You can add this to your registration and pay for it through the link sent by the conference manager. 

Internet will be available in the conference session rooms and the public areas of the convention center, however, we have found the internet in most convention centers to be unreliable for use in making presentations.  We recommend planning accordingly. 

Yes.  You'll find stations to review your presentation and make changes if necessary.  Staff will be available to assist you with uploading your final presentation to the website for access by the conference attendees. 

Generally, speakers present in the order in which they are listed in the mobile app, website and show guide.  If there appears to be a discrepancy in the order, we will defer to the order on the website and mobile app unless your moderator instructs you otherwise.

Yes.  The template is available on the Speakers Homepage by selecting Speaker Toolkit.  

We request you use this template for your opening and closing slides.  Remember, vendor company logos are acceptable only on the opening and closing slides.  Utility logos are permissible on all slides.
Your information will be given to the chair of your session about 30 days out from the conference.  They will review your uploaded presentation and will be asked to make contact with you by Friday, January 13, 2020. 
You can upload it the same way you uploaded your draft.  Or, go to the Speaker Ready Room beginning Monday, January 27 where a staff member will assist you with uploading the final presentation if you have any problems. When uploading your final presentation, please put "FINAL" in the title. 

For questions regarding the DISTRIBUTECH conference program please contact:  
Debbi Wells, CMP
Conference  Manager
Direct: 918-832-9265

For questions regarding the DISTRIBUTECH exhibit services please contact your Exhibit Services Manager at:
Direct: 253-212-2735

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