DrupalSouth Sydney 2024 speaker resources

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This page lists the resources available for speakers presenting at DrupalSouth 2024.


DrupalSouth Branded Presentation Template


**Please either download or make a copy and save it to your own folder.

If you choose not to use the branded slides, please include the following slides in your presentation:

  • Title slide
  • Speaker slide
  • Questions slide


 Presentation Accessibility Resources



 Presentation Preparation Timeline

We recommend using the following schedule when preparing your presentation. Your Track Lead is there to support you, so please feel free to ask them your questions and keep them in the loop with progress on your presentation.

  • 19 Feb - Your presentation should be well underway. Please provide your Track Lead with an outline of your talk this week.
  • 04 Mar - Please share your draft slides with your Track Lead this week.
  • 11 Mar - Your Track Lead will offer feedback on your final slide deck this week.
  • 18 March - Please discuss with your Track Lead before making any significant changes to your presentation in the lead-up to the conference.


 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

 Does your conference have a Code of Conduct?

Yes! All speakers agreed to our Code of Conduct when submitting a session as part of the Speaker Agreement. Please take a moment to familiarise yourself with it ahead of time.

 How long are sessions?

You should have been informed of your session length in an email (45 minutes, 30 minutes or 15 minutes). 

The Q&A portion of each presentation should fit into that time limit (typically five minutes at the end of your presentation). 

You might want to share a slide detailing how attendees can contact you after the session with any further questions or thoughts.        

 How are speakers compensated?

Selected sessions will receive ONE complimentary ticket to the event.     
Additional speakers can purchase tickets at a special price.

Please speak with your Track Lead if you are having problems registering.

 Is there a speaker area or storage area?

Guests can leave their luggage with the front desk or concierge. 

 What technical details do I need to know?

AV facilities

Each room will include:

  • A projector and theatre screen
  • 1 handheld microphone
  • 1  lapel microphone
  • HDMI cable
  • Lectern


Laptop plinths will be supplied next to each lectern. There should be ample space for laptops and keyboards.

Speakers should bring their own laptops with connectors for an HDMI cable.

Projector inputs

  • You will be using an HDMI cable
  • All aspect ratios are 16:9


All audio will be driven through the HDMI cable.

Session recordings

Sessions will be recorded and shared on DrupalSouth’s YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/@DrupalSouth. 

Please let us know if you do not want your session to be recorded or shared.