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Upload Your Virtual Session

Session Upload

Before Uploading Please Confirm:

The upload is the same name as your session. 

The upload is in one of the approved formats (see below). 

The video and audio are viewable and audible. 

Speaker Session Form: Due January 20th 

Reminder: All session handouts (i.e., PowerPoints, worksheets, links) are due to Jamie@krpa.org no later than January 27th. 

Socio Live Streaming:

 Sign Up for Presentation Testing Times: 

Socio Live Streaming Speaker Instructions

Screen Sharing Instructions

Live Streaming Walkthrough 

Live Streaming Speaker View Video

All Prerecorded sessions must be in one of the approved formats: 

  • .MOV
  • .MPEG4
  • .MP4
  • .AVI
  • .WMV
  • .FLV
  • 3GPP
  • WebM
  • DNxHR
  • ProRes
  • CineForm
  • HEVC (h265)

* There is a number of video recording software that you can use to record your session.  Depending on the style of your presentation you can use, Zoom, YouTube, GoToMeeting, Teams, any computer software, you can even record on your phone.

PRO Tips: 

Do take pauses 

Don't slouch 

Do act natural - make direct eye contact into the camera 

Don't talk at your audience.  Take pauses, check in, read the room.  Weave opportunities for interaction.  Q&A polling

Do stay non verbally engage - occasional smile and nod will do the trick. 

Virtual Presentation Session Tips: 

What to Wear: 

Do keep it simple. Avoid busy patterns and overly bright or dark colors—you want the focus to be on you, not your outfit!

Don’t wear hats, t-shirts, hoodies or opt for a crazy hairdo. You might be at home, but you’re still in a professional setting.

Perfect the tech

Do check which mode you need to capture your virtual presentations in. It’s usually best to do this in horizontal or landscape mode, but requirements will vary depending on the platform. 

Don’t position your camera too close to your face, or at strange angles. Find a flat surface and adjust your laptop, monitor or other recording equipment so it’s 12 to 18 inches away.

Do make sure your Wi-Fi has strong signal. It’s obvious but essential, especially during this time when we’re all working from home and our networks are under more pressure. Test your audio and mic levels beforehand too. You can test your connectivity and internet speed using a site like sppedof.me.  Wired internet connection is preferred whenever possible.  

Set the scene

Don’t deliver a presentation on-the-go or in a loud space. It’s important to treat a virtual presentation as you would a physical one.

Do opt for either a plain white background—this will be the least distracting and ensure viewers focus in on what you’ve got to say. Alternatively, use a custom background to enhance brand exposure and recall, and create bespoke backgrounds that incorporate client or partner logos.

Do practice! Make sure to take time to setup, test, and become comfortable with all the equipment you will be using for your presentation. 

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