Session Formats and Levels

Session Formats and Levels

Formats

The conference program offers the following formats for contributions:

Type Character Time Approval criteria
Presentation PowerPoint presentation 45 minutes, 15 minutes Q&A included Technical contents, product-neutral, strategic focus, new trends and developments
Tutorial Hands-on presentation,
demo for a large audience
90 minutes Technical contents, product-neutral, strategic focus, new trends and developments
Short tutorial Hands-on presentation, 
demo for a large audience
45 minutes Technical contents, product-neutral, strategic focus, new trends and developments
Workshop Interactive session
for a limited audience
90 minutes Technical contents, product-neutral, strategic focus, new trends and developments
The sessions are conducted in English. Presenters should have excellent English language skills.

Presentation

  • Inform the attendees about the topic viewed from different perspectives
  • Lecture followed by a discussion
  • No product presentations or promotion allowed
  • Duration: 45 minutes with 10 minutes for discussion and questions included

Workshop

  • Deal in depth with a specific aspects of a topic Make it interactive
  • Provide advanced assignments, as applicable
  • Provide prerequisites (access to laptop, knowledge of specific tools/languages, and so on)
  • Duration: 90 minutes with 10 minutes for discussion and questions, with a break in between

Levels

The conference program offers the following formats for contributions:

Target Group Prerequisites for Attending Contents Intended Proportion of all Contributions
Entry Level No previous knowledge Basics, overview, introduction 1/4
Professionals Hands-on presentation,
demo for a large audience
Advanced concepts 1/4
Experts Hands-on presentation, 
demo for a large audience
Clear focus, details. Information regarding cost benefits, advantages and disadvantages, challenges and solutions 1/2