FAQ: Artist Talks, Poster, and Demonstration Sessions
- When should I arrive in Vancouver, and how long should I stay?
We recommend that authors arrive in Vancouver on August 13th to be ready for the start of workshop and tutorials, and the art program on the 14th. We also recommend that authors stay in town until the 19th to attend the entire symposium, and even up to 23rd to enjoy Vancouver to the fullest and our post-symposium program.
- Do I have to be registered to present my poster / demo / Artist Talk?
Yes. In order to present your poster / demo /Artist Talk you need to be registered to Symposium. [Link to Registration Page will be added soon]
- Does ISEA offers discounts to presenters?
As you might know, and mostly due to its unique nomadic nature, ISEA relies almost entirely on the investments from its attendees, and in-kind support from its community. ISEA does not have any funding capacity per se, and is run mostly by volunteers.
However, while we are not able to cover travel costs, nor registration costs, for attendees we can provide you with a formal letter of acceptance, that can help securing funding with national and international institutions of your choice. Email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org
Finally, there is a volunteer program: Volunteer Application
- I submitted an Artist Talk, but I got accepted to present a demonstration or poster. Why? How did this happen?
The category you submitted to is called that, but our CFP makes clear that these can be presented in three ways. CFP
After careful examination of the submission, these were divided into three categories: Talks, Demonstration, and Posters. Talks are 10mins, while demo and poster are grouped in 1.5 hours sessions.
We think you will be better off with the Chairs’ choice, but please email email@example.com if that is a deal breaker. Add your submission number in the subject of your email.
- What is the format of an Artist Talk?
Each talk will be up to 10 minutes long (inclusive of Q&A) and will take place in a room equipped with one video projector, and a stereo sound system. There will be maximum 9 talks per session.
We recommend preparing a 7mins talk, and using 3mins for Q&A
In addition, we ask that you send a PDF version of your slides.Add links to video material in it if you wish, as the room/building is equipped with a good internet connection.
- What is the format of a Demonstration?
If your submission was selected to be presented as Demonstration, that means that you will give a 1-minute pitch in the beginning of a 1.5 hr long demonstration session, that will occur in a shared room (it will be between 10 and 20 demos per session). The schedule of pitches with authors’ names will be sent in following months.
Attendees will be engaging with you and your work informally for the rest of the session.
- What is the format of a Poster presentation?
Each poster will be displayed in a 1.5 hours long session in a shared room. There will be 10-20 posters on display per session. Each poster will have its own designated space. We will send details on poster formats in a few weeks.
Authors will need to stay next to their poster and present it to the audience during their session.
Poster sessions are convivial, and a great way to engage with many attendees, and get visibility, feedback, and generate interest for your work.
- What the Poster that we will have to bring with us should look like?
We will be sending detailed guidelines for poster design soon.
- How long will the presentation / demonstration run for and how many people do these at the same time?
All demonstrations assigned to a demonstration session will be displayed in a large room during a 1.5 hr long session, simultaneously.
- Do I need to submit Demonstration Form to Easy Chair if I am presenting Demonstration?
Yes! The deadline for uploading it to Easy Chair is May 25th (but we are cool).
The form can be found here:
Please do not upload it as a new submission, but keep the same submission number instead.
- Do I need to submit Demonstration Form to Easy Chair if I am presenting a Poster?
- I submitted my Demonstration form already, but given the instructions, I/we changed a few things. What should we do now?
Please update your Demonstration form and submit it under the same submission number. In addition, let us know that your Demonstration form changed by sending us brief note to: firstname.lastname@example.org
NOTE: Please make sure that you have read information that we sent in the follow-up email. Some relevant info is there. If you still have questions, feel free to address them to: email@example.com