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  • AFSIC 2017: 3rd - 5th May 2017, Park Plaza Riverbank, London, UK

Speaker & Panellist Information

  • (Solo Speakers only) Kindly provide us with a copy of your presentation by Friday 20th April 2016.  All presentations will be made available to registered delegates on a password protected presentation page on the AFSIC website. If you do not wish your presentation to be uploaded and distributed to all delegates post AFSIC please advise us of this upon submission.
  • (Solo Speakers only) Please bring your presentation on a USB stock to be loaded onto a laptop at the venue.
  • (Speakers only) Please bring your own laser pen if you need one for your presentation;
  • (Panellist only) The Moderator of your Panel session will be provided with your contact details. We have requested that the Chair gets in touch with you prior to AFSIC 2017. The Chair will provide useful guidelines as to how your Panel Discussion will be structured as we have left it to their discretion as to how they want to run the panel discussion. If, closer to the event, you have not heard from your Chair please do contact us so that we can connect you.
  • Upon arrival and registration at AFSIC you will be provided with specific guidelines on where to proceed prior to your presentation/panel time.
  • There will be an AV team in your room at all times. You may wish to introduce yourself to the AV team in your room prior to the start of the session especially where you have complex requirements in your presentation (e.g. sound cables). If this is the case we also ask that you advise us at least a week before so that we can ensure that your specific requirements can be addressed. The AV team can brief you on the operation of the roaming mike.
  • Both handheld and lapel mics are available as per your preference. The AV teams will facilitate this prior to your session.
  • Laptops for loading on the presentations will be available at the venue. Due to the large number of companies attending, and the need to run on schedule, almost all presentations will be kept strictly to a strict time slot. Panel discussions are approximately 40 minutes Your Chair may ring a bell 5 minutes from the end of your allocated time slot to indicate 5 minutes remaining. If you finish before your 20 minute time slot is over there may be time for questions at the discretion of your Chair. A roaming microphone will be made available in all rooms in case of questions;
  • Your audience will include sophisticated institutional investors, research analysts, deal makers, other interested parties, and members of the African press;
  • Because of the diversity of companies presenting, from a wide range of African countries, you may wish to convert your financial figures into USD, for ease of attending investors;
  • Please attend all the previous speakers’ presentations in your session unless you have pre-advised your Chairman that you will arrive part way through a session;
  • The conference organisers do not offer printing facilities on site, although these are available at the conference venue, and locally;
  • You may wish to check that the Speaker Profile that you have provided has been accurately reflected on the Speaker and Company pages of the Conference website afsic.net/2017-speakers/ This page will be operational from the 30th October 2016.
  • Please do not arrange meetings during the session in which you are the Chair or in which you are speaking.
  • Please note that we will be adding all presentations to the website to be accessed by delegates attending AFSIC 2017 unless we are otherwise advised that you do not wish to have your presentation added, or you wish to amend your presentation before we add it to the website.