Session Equipment Provided
A data projector with VGA cable, screen, speaker system, electrical, and Internet connection (Ethernet) will be available in each room of the convention center. Presenters should bring their own computers if needed for presentations (with the exception of workshop presenters). Peripheral devices such as printers, scanners, cameras, and other specialized hardware are the responsibility of the presenter.
Software is not provided for session presentations. All needed software needs to be provided by the presenter and needs to be preloaded on their laptops for use during their presentations.
Workshop Equipment Provided
A data projector with VGA cable, screen, presenter computer, speaker system, electrical, and Internet connection (Ethernet) will be available in all workshop rooms. Each attendee will have a computer to use during the workshop. No-lab workshops will be held in rooms without computers. Peripheral devices such as printers, scanners, cameras, and other specialized hardware are the responsibility of the presenter.
PC Laptop Computer Specs
-120 G Hard Drive
-Graphics and Video Card: Intel 945GM built-in
-Two 1W speakers
-3 USB 2.0 connectors
-Operating System: MS Windows 7 32-bit
- Tech support will not be provided for personal computers or other equipment brought in for your presentation.
- The Austin Convention Center uses a DHCP server to hand out IP numbers for you to gain Internet access. Thus, if you bring a computer, you will need to set it for DHCP. Be sure to write down ALL settings from your district connection before you change your computer settings.
- There is no proxy server at the Austin Convention Center, so you will need to turn off this setting in your browser.
Special Equipment Requested
SMART Boards, Promethean white boards, document cameras, Classroom Response Systems, and extra power strips will be provided only to presenters who requested them in advance. Please refer to the listing below to verify if you will have access to this special equipment. Refer to your room assigned number.
5A, 5C, 9C, 18A, 18B, 18C
| 4BC, 8A, 16B, 17A, 17B|
If your session or workshop requires hardware that is not on this list, notify Peggy Reimers immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Software Provided (FOR WORKSHOPS ONLY)
List located here.
A presentation set up room is available to test your equipment in a live environment. Presenter’s World is located on Level 4 next to room 15.