Resources>Speakers and Authors

Following are resources for DFI speakers and authors:

Audio Visual Requirement Form
Presenters for any DFI event are requested to complete this form to indicate their AV needs and return it to DFI HQ.

Abstract Submission Form
This form should be used to submit an abstract to DFI.

Conference Paper Guidelines
This document provides guidelines for on creating and presenting papers at DFI conferences; including a sample conference paper to refer to for layout.

Conference Paper Reviewer Guidelines
This document provides guidelines for paper reviewers including the review process, paper evaluation and recommendations.

Exclusive Publishing Agreement
Authors of papers for any DFI seminar or conference need to complete this form and return it to DFI HQ with the final paper in order for the paper to be published in the event proceedings.

DFI Journal Paper Guidelines
This document provides recommendations for preparation of a technical paper for the DFI Journal.

DFI Journal Paper Reviewer Guidelines
This document provides guidelines and criteria to be taken into consideration when evaluating a paper for the DFI Journal.

PowerPoint Guidelines
This PDF shows a sample PowerPoint Slide and gives guidelines for preparing slides regarding font size, fonts, colors, etc.

PowerPoint Presentation Template
This is a template of the DFI-branded PowerPoint presentation.

Presentation Release Form
Speakers and authors are requested to complete this form granting DFI permission to use, reproduce, transcribe, or distribute, including sell for a fee, the presentation.

Safety Checklist for Photo Usage
This document provides a checklist to assure that photos used in presentations show work with required personal protective equipment, field safety and fall protection.

Sample Biography
This document shows an example of a brief bio for inclusion in seminar and conference materials.

Session Moderators Guidelines
This document outlines the responsibilities of moderators of technical sessions at DFI events.

Technical Program Check
This document is a guideline for reviewing that a technical program is balanced with respect to: content, amount of time, topics being presented and member type presenting.