top of page
DEC2023 Header with Minneapolis Skyline v3.png

Conference Technology Help Materials

FOR PRESENTERS: Checklist of important conference information...

DEC is using Sched as the online scheduling app again this year. You do not need to create an account to browse Sched. Unless you plan to create a personal schedule or use the Sched Chat feature.

Learn everything you need to know about Sched from downloading the app, creating a personal schedule, and chatting with old friends and new colleagues!!

Steps for Creating an Account:

  1. Access the following Sched link:

  2. Click Sign up with email    IMPORTANT: presenters, please use this option and the email used to submit your proposal so your account and sessions link.

  3. Enter your name, email, and password.

  4. Click Create Account


If you already have an account, you will receive a Password Reset message. Otherwise, an account will be created.

Presenter Need-To-Know: Poster and Session Speaker Information

VIDEO -- time markers below with fast-forward, rewind, and replay options:

poster session.png

Instructional Video and time markers

Intro and Agenda (0:10)

Speakers received Sched invite (1:05)

Poster information (3:07)

Presentation options with closed captioning/subtitles (4:33)

Presentation Accessibility

The Basics (5:31)

Google Slides Captions (7:37)

Microsoft PowerPoint Subtitles – MUST have Office 365 version (9:21)

Older version of PowerPoint? (10:58)

Import Powerpoint Presentation into Google Slides – it’s super easy and does a wonderful job

Reminders (14:48)

Hilton Garden Inn MN

Rooms are the conference hotel, the Hilton Minneapolis, are now full. DEC has reserved additional rooms at our overflow hotel, the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Minneapolis a few blocks away. Reserve your room at the Hilton Garden Inn here!

Anchor 2
bottom of page