Frequently Asked Questions
Do I have to register to retrieve/edit my badge?
If your intervention is accepted, you will be automatically registered for the event, without having to take any steps. You will receive your VIP badge by email, which you can print or simply pick up at the reception of the Open Source Experience show on the day of your intervention
Where should I go when I arrive?
After collecting your VIP badge at the reception, please go to the speakers’ desk at least 30 minutes before your intervention. There, you will be welcomed by Steven Dolbeau.
When can I access the conference room?
The room will be accessible 15 minutes before but the press and speakers area is at your disposal throughout the duration of the show.
Will there be someone to introduce me to the hearing?
Yes, there will be a person in charge of animation in each room to introduce the speakers and make the link between the sessions.
Do I have free access to the lounge?
If your intervention is validated, you benefit from free VIP access to the Open Source Experience and SIDO lounges. This badge gives you access to the Business Bar in both lounges where you will be offered drinks.
Do I have to submit my presentation material in advance?
No, you can bring it on D-Day with you, either on a key only.
What audiovisual equipment will be available in the conference rooms?
A computer will be at your disposal to broadcast your presentation, which you will need to bring with you on a USB key. The room will be equipped with a projection screen, a microphone and a minimum audio recording system.
Should I use my own laptop for my presentation?
A computer will be at your disposal on site but you can use your computer if necessary (for a demo or other). The connectors available on site are VGA and HDMI.
Can I include a video in my presentation?
Yes, you can include a video in your presentation.
How will the room be configured?
The room will be configured in theater format: the speaker in front of several rows of chairs for the public.
Will Open Source Experience record / film my session?
The interventions are filmed and recorded and will be available in replay, accessible on the show’s website in the video gallery as well as on youtube.
Can I have a lapel microphone?
No, sanitary conditions do not allow us to offer the use of lavalier microphones.
Will I have internet access?
You can have internet access via wifi. However, we advise you to have all of your content pre-loaded in your presentation.
Will a satisfaction questionnaire be submitted to participants?
Yes, a questionnaire can be sent to assess the overall satisfaction of participants with the program. On the other hand, there will be no individual evaluation of the interventions.
Will my presentation be available to the public online?
The presentations will be available in replay on the show website in the video gallery as well as on youtube.
Will my conference presentation material be made available to the public?
No, it is not intended that the conference presentation materials be made available to the public.
Do you have any technical recommendations for my presentation support?
No, we suggest using the 16:9 aspect ratio.
Do you reimburse travel and catering costs?
No compensation is provided for those involved in the program. If you have any problem getting to the show venue, please contact us via email@example.com.
Will I be able to attend other sessions than mine?
Yes, you will have access to all the conferences and events at the show.
Do you expect anything from me other than my intervention?
No, but in the opposite case, you will be directly solicited by the content team.
What should I do if I need technical support on the day of the conference?
A technical team will be on site to ensure the smooth running of the session, all you have to do is let them know!
Who do I contact if I have further questions/concerns about speaking?
If you have any questions or problems, contact us by email via firstname.lastname@example.org.