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BES Speaker Toolbox

The resources and references listed on this page are provided for event presenters/authors.

For questions, reach out to:

General Information

Event Speaker Timeline:  This timeline outlines submission deadlines for event presenters/authors.

Guidelines for Presentation: This reference provides an overview of writing and presentation requirements for presenters/authors.

Speaker Virtual MeetingsThe IIBEC Team will hold two virtual meetings with presenters/authors to share important information and answer questions.  

  • 6/13/23: Presenter/Author Content Development Meeting
  • 9/20/23: Presenter On-Site Logistics Meeting

Meeting invitations will be sent via email.


Guidelines for Submission:  Articles must follow the guidelines for submission.

General Reminders

  • Word Limit: Articles should be no more than 2500 words.
  • Images/figures:
    – A maximum of 5 images/figures may be included
    – Images must be embedded into the paper/article at the time of submission
    – Submitting authors are responsible for including any required citations 

Presentations & Assessment Questions

PowerPoint Presentation Template:  Presentations must be submitted using this template.  Formatting requirements are outlined in this template.
Media Guidelines: Please refer to the PowerPoint Presentation Template for guidelines regarding media within presentations.

Assessment Question Template and Writing Guide:  10 multiple-choice assessment questions are required to be submitted for each session. This reference outlines requirements and best practices for multiple-choice question writing.

Session Audio Visual Speaker Guidelines: This document outlines specific information/guidelines regarding session A/V.

Miscellaneous References & Reminders

Speaker Agreement:  Attestation to this agreement was required at the time of the abstract submission process.

AV Release: Attestation to this agreement was required at the time of the abstract submission process.


  • IIBEC provides complimentary registration for up to two (2) speakers per session.
  • Information regarding the event registration process will be communicated to session presenters.
  • IIBEC is not responsible for any travel, lodging, meals, or transportation costs to and/or from the event for session author(s)/speaker(s).

Speaker Changes: Speaker additions or changes will NOT be accepted after 90 days prior to the event.