Dam Safety 2021: Presenter Toolbox

Congratulations on being selected as a Dam Safety 2021 speaker! The Presenter's Toolbox will be updated regularly to help you prepare for the conference. 

Conference Presenter Updates

April 22: ASDSO, in coordination with the Music City Center and following national, state, and local guidelines, is anticipating a hybrid conference for Dam Safety 2021. The conference format will provide a live face-to-face conference in Nashville, TN, September 12 – 15, as well as an on-demand component that will be available following the in-person conference. Selected presenters may be asked to present in-person and/or on-demand. We anticipate the agenda, along with assigned dates/times and format (live or recorded), will be announced in June. 


Key Speaker Deadlines

  • April 26, 2021 - Invited Speakers Notified - Invited Agenda
  • May 7, 2021 - Speaker Agreements Due
  • May 28, 2021 - Headshots and Bios Due
  • June 11, 2021 - Speaker Marketing Kits Sent Out
  • June 11, 2021 - Draft Papers Due
  • July 2, 2021 - Draft Paper Feedback Returned From Moderators
  • July 30, 2021 - Final Papers Due
  • August 27, 2021 - PowerPoint Presentations Due for Inclusion on Conference App

Agenda Speakers

  • Please review the invited conference agenda and contact Ross Brown right away if any changes need to be made to your agenda listing (title and presenters).
  • Complete the presenter's agreement by May 7 to denote your willingness to participate.
  • It is important that you will be able to receive ASDSO Speaker Emails. Please ask your IT team to whitelist the ASDSO IP address at 205.201.40.107. Please note - If you have previously opted out of ASDSO emails please (or believe you have) contact Brittany Lewis and she can assist you in getting opted into speaker notifications. 
  • Download and review the technical paper formatting template
  • This year ASDSO will be providing all speakers, exhibitors, and sponsors with an easy and effective way to promote your participation in Dam Safety 2021. Please watch for details on the speaker promotional program coming soon. 

Poster-Lightning Talk Speakers

  • Please review the invited conference agenda and contact Ross Brown right away if any changes need to be made to your agenda listing (title and presenters).
  • Complete the presenter's agreement by May 7 to denote your willingness to participate.
  • For Poster-Lightning Talk presenters who are submitting a conference paper, please download and review the technical paper formatting template
  • It is important that you will be able to receive ASDSO Speaker Emails. Please ask your IT team to whitelist the ASDSO IP address at 205.201.40.107. Please note - If you have previously opted out of ASDSO emails please (or believe you have) contact Brittany Lewis and she can assist you in getting opted into speaker notifications. 
  • This year ASDSO will be providing all speakers, exhibitors, and sponsors with an easy and effective way to promote your participation in Dam Safety 2021. Please watch for details on the speaker promotional program coming soon. 

Presenter Resources

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