SIGSPATIAL 2020 Talk Recording Instructions
ACM SIGSPATIAL 2020 will be run virtually in synchronous mode this year, where all the talks will be made available to registered participants via Zoom webinars, and Slack channels will be used for asynchronous communication. During the conference, your recorded talk video will be played by a technical host in Zoom, followed by live Q&A with your presence.
The deadline for uploading your recorded video: October 20, 2020 (Anywhere on Earth)
To prepare the conference, we are asking all presenting authors to prepare and record their talks ahead of time, and have videos uploaded ahead of the conference. The videos will be made available at YouTube and Bilibili before and during the conference. We also allow presenters to opt-in during registration to releasing their videos to the public after the conference. To ensure that we have enough time to set up the conference, we need your videos by October 20, 2020 (Anywhere on Earth). This is a hard deadline.
To ensure your presentation is able to be played and of high quality, please make sure that you prepare a video that is in mp4 format.
The following is a list of video durations for different types of talks:
- Research, industrial or systems papers: 12 minutes
- Vision papers: 10 minutes
- Poster papers: 4 minutes
- Demo papers: 6 minutes
For video length requirements on workshops, GISCup, Student Research Competition and tutorials, please contact the corresponding event chairs.
Failure to adhere to the length and formatting requirements may lead to your video not being shown. A video that is 15 seconds longer than the time limit will not be shown.
We strongly recommend you use the Zoom application (the desktop client version) to record your talk. A tutorial on how to record your talk with Zoom can be found at: Zoom video recording tutorial.
That said, you are welcome to use other professional screen recording software (e.g., Camtasia, VidGrid) if you have access. Please make sure you include a picture-in-picture window so that the presenter is always visible in the video.
Please consider the following for creating high quality recordings:
- To improve audio quality, please:
- Consider using earphones and a microphone if the built-in microphone of your computer has limited quality.
- Consider recording in an isolated room without background noise.
- Test your recording to ensure your audio quality is of high quality.
- To ensure video quality:
- Please use either full HD (1080p) or 720p resolution.
- Make sure your presentation app (e.g., PowerPoint) runs in a full-screen mode.
- Use Zoom virtual background if you do not want to show your room.
- Please have the speaker shown in a picture-in-picture window so viewers can see the speaker.
Once you have your video ready, please follow the instructions below to upload the video.
Deadline: October 20, 2020 (Anywhere on Earth)
STEP 1: Please register your paper at the registration page. During the registration, you have the option to opt-in to releasing your video presentation to the public after the conference.
STEP 2: Name your file according to the following scheme.
- Research, systems, industrial experience or vision papers: please name your video filename using your paper ID. e.g., 111.mp4.
- Poster papers: please name your video filename with “poser” as the prefix, followed by your paper ID, e.g., poster55.mp4.
- Demo papers: please name your video filename with “demo” as the prefix, followed by your paper ID, e.g., demo23.mp4.
- SRC papers: please name your video filename with “src” as the prefix, followed by your paper ID, e.g., src1.mp4.
- giscup papers: please name your video filename with “giscup” as the prefix, followed by your paper ID, e.g., giscup1.mp4.
- Tutorial: please name your video filename as tutorial.mp4.
- Workshop papers: please name your video filename with your workshop acronym as the prefix, followed by the paper ID. e.g., bigspatial1.mp4.
STEP 3: Upload your file to Dropbox. You will receive an email from the corresponding chair on the URL to upload your video. If you could not access DropBox, please follow the email on how to upload your video with WeTransfer.com.
If you have any questions on video recording and uploading, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.