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Welcome to the DesignCon Speaker Center, we are thrilled you will be presenting at our event! This Speaker Center is designed to 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. We look forward to seeing you then!
January 31-February 2, 2023
Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Pkwy
Santa Clara, CA 95054
As a speaker and/or a technical paper author at DesignCon, you will receive a complimentary All-Access Conference Pass. Show Management will automatically register all Speakers as listed on the Conference Schedule.
Technical Session leads (panels, tutorials, boot camps, and Chiphead Theater sessions excluded) – Please let Beth Lopes know who from your paper authors will be speaking at the event ASAP.
Invite your friends and colleagues. Click here to download the group registration form.
As a speaker, you get access to many benefits throughout the event cycle.
1. Access and complete the Speaker Agreement
2. Make your hotel reservations
3. Check your Speaker Profile for accuracy
Please carefully review the following deliverables and deadlines required of all speakers.
ALL paper and slide submissions MUST follow the requirements below. Do not create slides for panel discussion participation unless instructed to do so by your panel organizer.
* Papers are NOT required for boot camps, panels, tutorials, or Chiphead Theater sessions!
** Slides are NOT required for panels. Panel organizers: if you will be using slides, 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/moderator.
*** If you need to make revisions after you have submitted, please upload via the Box widget and mark with V2, and so on for appropriate version.
Due Tuesday, December 6, 2022
Drag and drop your paper into Box folder
Due Friday, January 6, 2023
Drag and drop your presentation PPT and PDF files into Box folder
Note that when conducting your presentation or participating on a panel, press may be present, including members of the Associated Press. Please be advised not to include confidential information in your discussion.
By agreeing to speak, you have become a vital part of the conference and thus an important element of pre-event promotion. Here's how your involvement in pre-event promotion works:
Social Media Tool Kit
Please refer the social media tools below to help you engage with your network.
Accommodations & Travel
Hotel and travel information can be found on our Travel Planning page.
Parking details can be found on the convention center site.