Congratulations! Your paper was accepted by the Technical Committee for the SMTA International Conference. We are pleased to have you as part of our strong technical program!
Your abstract was accepted and scheduled for presentation with the understanding that a written technical paper, presentation slide deck, and speaker registration are required for all speakers at SMTA International.
Papers (6-10 pages including tables, graphs, and images) are due September 13th and should describe significant results from experiments, emphasize new techniques, and contain technical, economic, or appropriate test data. Technical papers and presentation materials must be original, unpublished, and non-commercial in nature. Please review Speaker Roles & Responsibilities for the SMTA Non-Commercialism Policy for all papers and presentations.
Click on each hyperlink below to download the forms and templates.
Forms Due ASAP
Speaker Agreement Form
Speaker Headshot (Picture)
Due September 8
Due September 18
Submit Your Materials
Once you have completed your technical paper and presentation slides, please submit them to SMTA Headquarters. These will be reviewed by the technical committee to ensure all materials adhere to our formatting and non-commercialism requirements. Any materials that do not follow these requirements will be sent back to speakers to reformat and update.
Having troubles uploading your materials? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Conference: October 9 - 12
Exposition: October 10 - 11
Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Ave., South Minneapolis, MN 55403
Hotel Block - Hilton Minneapolis
Group Rate $199/night + taxes if booked by September 23rd
All speakers are required to register for SMTA International at the discounted speaker rate. Register by September 8 to save 10% on your registration fees. SMTA Corporate Members receive additional discounted off the posted member rates.
Prepare for SMTA International
Below is information to help you on-site!
Find Your Presentation
View your presentation/date directly online by searching your name!
*Your date and presentation time may have changed
On the day of your presentation please be sure to attend the Speaker Breakfast at 7:30am located in the SMTA Office. This is where you will meet the Session Chair and Co-Chair for your session.
Each technical presentation is allocated a 30-minute time slot. We recommend that speakers dedicate 25 minutes to their presentation content, reserving the remaining 5 minutes for engaging with the audience during the Q&A session.
All conference rooms will have the presentations pre-loaded on the SMTA laptop, along with a presentation remote for you. We are unable to accommodate presentation updates on-the-fly.
Upon arrival, please proceed to the SMTA Office (Room 205AB) located on the second level, above Hall B. This is where you will check-in and receive your name badge and conference materials.
Hours Available Monday- Thursday:
7:30am – 5pm
6. Lunch will be provided for you each day: Monday and Thursday (in room 200AB), Tuesday and Wednesday in the Conference Lunch on the expo floor. You must have your name badge to access this area.