December 5-7, 2017San Jose Convention CenterSan Jose, CA


Welcome to the ESC Silicon Valley Speaker Center, we are thrilled you will be presenting at our event! This Speaker Center will help you prepare for an exciting week of presenting, learning, and sharing ideas, and provides general information associated with being a speaker at the event. 

The conference will take place December 6-8, 2016 at:
San Jose Convention Center
150 W. San Carlos St. San Jose, CA 95110

We look forward to seeing you in December!


As a speaker at ESC, you will receive a complimentary Conference Pass, and we will take care of your registration. You can retrieve your Speaker Badge in the Speaker Room located in the ESC conference area. More details to follow.

Promoting Your Session(s)

Take advantage of the tools we’re providing you to share this experience with your colleagues, clients, etc. You can view the available tools HERE.

Speaker Tasks

  • Download & Return Signed Speaker Agreement, and Email To:
  • Check Your Session Schedule.
  • Check Your Speaker Profile For Accuracy.

Important Dates & Deadlines

August 31

Submit Signed Speaker Agreement

November 7

Presentation Slides Due 

November 16

Last Day to Submit Speaker Edits or Changes. Send email to

November 16

Additional Audio Visual Requests Due. Send email to

December 6-8

ESC Silicon Valley 2016 Event Dates

Presentation Requirements & Submission Instructions

Slides are due: November 7, 2016

Download the Speaker Template

Slides are NOT required for panels, but useful for attendees. Panel organizers- please work with your panelists to submit ONE PDF for your entire group. If you are a panelist and not sure if you need a presentation, please contact your panel organizer.

Instructions for Uploading Your Final Presentation

Email your presentation to using the format below.

  1. Name your PDF file: FirstFiveWordsofSessionTitle_YourLastname.pdf
  2. In the Subject Line, please specify the title of your session
  3. Submit the final presentation in PDF format only

Audio Visual

Standard conference session rooms will include the following:

  • 1 Podium Microphone
  • 1 Wired Lavalier Microphone
  • 2 Tabletop Microphones
  • 1 LCD Projector With VGA Cable Connector
  • Large Projector Screen

Note: Speakers will be responsible for providing their own presentation slides. If you are using a Mac, please remember to bring an adapter/dongle. If you have any additional A/V request(s), contact

Additional Notes

  • Make sure to bring a copy of your presentation with you on-site.
  • Avoid sales pitches and commercial presentations. Experience shows that you will represent your company best by giving an educational, informative presentation.
  • No sales/promotional handouts are to be distributed in the conference areas (including meeting rooms). Sales literature distribution is limited to exhibitor booths only. For more information or to learn about ESC sponsorship and exhibiting opportunities, please contact or download the sponsorship opportunities.

Accommodations & Travel

Check out hotel and travel information on our Hotel & Travel page.


Conference Operations & Logistics
Jenny McCall

Conference Production/Program
Suzanne Deffree

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