DO I NEED TO REGISTER MYSELF FOR THE CONFERENCE?
DIG SOUTH Executive Producer Christina Lor will register speakers for (1) Standard Badge for the Conference, April 25–April 27, 2018. Once registered speakers will receive confirmation via email, which will link to the speaker profile on the DIG website. Badges are non-transferable.
HOW DO I GET MY BADGE?
WHAT EVENTS ARE INCLUDED WITH MY BADGE?
In addition to the Conference and Wild Pitch events, the Standard Badge allows entry into the Upload Charleston Welcome Shindig on Wednesday, April 25; Official DIG SOUTH Sponsored Shindigs and DIG SOUTH Happy Hour at the Gaillard on Thursday, April 26. View the schedule for updated list of events.
WHAT HOTELS DO YOU RECOMMEND?
DIG SOUTH badge holders have access to hotel blocks on the peninsula and over the bridge in Mount Pleasant.
WHERE IS THE CONFERENCE BEING HELD?
All conference presentations will be held at Charleston Gaillard Center at 95 Calhoun Street. There is a parking deck adjacent to the Gaillard, and a city lot across Alexander Street from the Performance Hall loading dock.
WHAT AV EQUIPMENT WILL BE IN THE SESSION ROOM?
Each meeting room will be equipped with an LCD projector, screen, lectern and microphones.
CAN I USE A KEYNOTE OR POWERPOINT PRESENTATION?
Yes. If you plan to use a Keynote or Powerpoint presentation, create it in 16:9 ratio and send to DIG SOUTH Executive Producer, Christina Lor, firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, April 18, 2018.
HOW MANY PEOPLE WILL ATTEND MY SESSION?
Expect 125–250 people for breakout sessions and 500–750 for the Super Keynote presentations.
WHERE CAN I SEE A LIST OF ALL CONFERENCE SESSIONS?
Check out the Session Schedule.
IS DIG SOUTH RECORDING ALL SESSIONS?
DIG SOUTH may be recording video and audio of many of the sessions and events for our website and other festival marketing materials. With 150+ speakers we cannot capture every session in its entirety provide video files to speakers. You are welcome to self-record the session, or we can connect you to a freelance videographer who can record the event for a fee.
HOW CAN I BUY TICKETS FOR GUESTS?
Due to the number of 150+ speakers, we are unable to accommodate complimentary day badges or single-session passes for guests, including spouses, colleagues or assistants. Guests of speakers can register for a badge. We do offer you and your network a 20% discount on the standard badge – enter DIG20 at registration.
IS DIG SOUTH COVERING MY TRAVEL COSTS?
No. Unless otherwise arranged and contracted, speakers and session moderators are responsible for all costs of travel, hotel, ground transportation, and incidentals associated with your participation in DIG SOUTH.
WHERE DO I PARK?
There are several parking garages adjacent to, and near, the Charleston Gaillard Center and other Festival venues. The Gaillard Center Garage offers a flat rate of $5/day. Click HERE for a map.