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Session Monitor, Thursday (9:45am)

Task: The primary job of the session monitor is to be present during talks, assist with any issues that arise, give the speaker timing cues, and start the Q&A portion (unless otherwise directed by the speaker).

Duties:
* If possible, identify your speaker ahead of time.
* Be in the speaker room 15 minutes prior to session start.
* Pick up the session comment card for your speaker/talk from Speaker Liaison..
* Introduce yourself to the speaker and let them know you are available in case they need anything. Let them know you will be introducing them.
* Verify the pronunciation of the speaker's name and the title of their talk.
* Accompany the speaker to their session room 5-10 minutes before their session will begin. Make sure to bring the session comment card with you.
* Ask the speaker if they would like to have a Q&A session at the end of their talk.
* Remind the speaker to speak into the microphone (that's how session audio is recorded)
* Welcome people to the room.
* Announce the talk title and speaker so people know they are in the right place.
* Take a headcount a few minutes into the session.
* Record the headcount along with any comments on the session comment card you got from Speaker Liaison.
* If there are any A/V issues, get an A/V tech (from Seamless, in the black polo shirts).
* Hold up 10- and 5-minute left signs at the appropriate times.
* When the speaker is done, stand up, thank them, and then kick-off Q&A period.
* Monitor session content and discussions for Code of Conduct compliance.
* Return session comment card to Speaker Liaison

Time: 9:45 AM, Thu, Jun 22, 2017

Length: 1 hrs

Skill Level: Open to All

Venue: Sessions

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