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CSC at EDspaces | Speaker Portal

November 3 – 5, 2021 | Pittsburgh, PA

Welcome, Campus Safety Conference at EDspaces Speakers!

This area of the website is for current speakers only, and is to be used to manage the speaker process.
Please check back often for updates and additional information.

General Information

Schedule

November 2, 2021 | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
8:00 am – 5:00 pm | Sponsor Set-Up in Campus Safety Pavilion
8:00 am – 5:00 pm | Registration

Wednesday, November 3 | 7:30 am – 6:00 pm

7:00 am – 6:00 pm | Registration
8:00 am – 5:00 pm | EDspaces EDsessions
9:15 am – 10:30 am | EDspaces Keynote: Make the Impossible Possible – A Blueprint for Change
10:30 am – 5:00 pm | Exhibit Hall – EDmarketplace and Campus Safety Pavilion
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm | CSC Pre-Conferences (Add On)
11:00 am – 5:00 pm | CSC Hot Topic Discussion Groups (Included)
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm | Welcome Reception in Campus Safety Pavilion

Thursday, November 4 | 7:30 am – 8:00 pm

7:30 am – 6:00 pm | Registration
8:00am – 10:00 am | CSC Welcome and Keynote
8:00 am – 5:00 pm | EDspaces EDsessions
10:30 am – 5:00 pm | Exhibit Hall – EDmarketplace and Campus Safety Pavilion
10:30 am – 11:30 am | CSC Sessions
1:30 pm – 4:00 pm | CSC Sessions
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm | General Sessions
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm | EDfest All-Industry Party

Friday, November 5 | 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

8:30am – 9:30 am | Keynote
9:00 am – 10:00 am | EDspaces EDsessions
9:00 am – 12:00 pm | Exhibit Hall – EDmarketplace and Campus Safety Pavilion
10:00 am – 12:30 pm | CSC Workshops (Included)
12:30pm | CSC at EDspaces Concludes

*Click here to view the convention center floorplan

*Click here to view the Health & Safety Measures being implemented at CSC

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Staff Registration

Speakers

CSC will register you for the Conference complimentary ($499 value).

All speaker passes includes access to the full conference including the sessions, sponsor showcase, meals/refreshments, and receptions.

Pre-Conferences are available as an optional add on (complimentary).

If you have any questions or would like to add on a Pre-Conference, please contact Olivia Moriarty.

Guest Pass

All speakers will receive one free Conference Pass to invite a guest to CSC ($499 value). To utilize the complimentary Conference Pass, please contact Olivia Moriarty.

 

Hotel and Travel

Travel

Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) is transforming and modernizing to serve passengers and travel demand. PIT by the numbers:

Ground Transportation

zTrip serves PIT with established rates to and from the airport and downtown Pittsburgh hotels.

Download the app or call +1 412-777-7777 to schedule a ride.

Pittsburgh Bus Info
From Pittsburgh International Airport, consider using the 28X Airport Flyer, operated by Port Authority of Pittsburgh (public transportation), located on the lower level of the airport’s landside building, Door #6.
Taxi Info
Flight Info

Driving Directions

From the Airport

Take I-376 E (towards Pittsburgh) through the Fort Pitt Tunnel and across the Fort Pitt Bridge. Take Ft. Duquesne Boulevard Exit 6C. Follow signs to Convention Center/Strip District on 10th Street Bypass. The Convention Center will be located on the right.

From the East | PA Turnpike

I-76 W (PA Turnpike) to Exit 57 Pittsburgh. Take I-376 W to Exit 72B Boulevard of the Allies. Take I-579 N to Seventh Avenue/Convention Center Exit. Take Seventh Avenue. Turn right onto William Penn Way. William Penn Way becomes 10th Street. The Convention Center will be straight ahead.

From the West | PA Turnpike

I-76 E (PA Turnpike) to Exit 28 Cranberry. Follow signs to I-79 S to I-279 S across Ft. Duquesne Bridge to 10th Street Bypass. The Convention Center will be located on the right.

From the North

I-79 S to I-279 S across Ft. Duquesne Bridge to 10th Street Bypass. The Convention Center will be located on the right.

From the South

I-79 N to Exit 59A Pittsburgh to I-279 N through Ft. Pitt Tunnel and across the Ft. Pitt Bridge. Take Ft. Duquesne Blvd Exit 6C. Follow sign to Convention Center/Strip District on 10th Street Bypass. The Convention Center will be located on the right.

Parking

A 700-car parking garage with an 7′ 8″ clearance is available at the Convention Center. The entrance is located on 10th Street. Click here for rates.

Hotel

Discounted rates are available at area hotels. We recommend that you do this ASAP before the cut-off date and/or the rooms sell out.

Conference Location
David L. Lawrence Convention Center (DLCC)
1000 Fort Duquesne Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

We have set aside a block of rooms at special rates for Campus Safety Conference at EDspaces. Be sure to book your hotel reservations through the link below to receive the best service at the lowest rates available.

The last day to make hotel reservations at the discounted rate is Monday, October 4.

CLICK HERE TO MAKE A RESERVATION

CSC at EDspaces 2021 Hotels Rates
AC Hotel Pittsburgh Downtown $189
Courtyard by Marriott Pittsburgh Downtown $189
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Pittsburgh Downtown $183
Drury Plaza Pittsburgh Downtown $189 – $209
Embassy Suites by Hilton Pittsburgh Downtown $219
Hampton Inn and Suites Pittsburgh Downtown $189
Homewood Suites by Hilton Pittsburgh Downtown $199
Kimpton Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh $223
Omni William Penn Hotel $209
Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel $209
Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh $219

IMPORTANT! – We do not associate with third parties. We encourage that you take advantage of the CSC hotel rate to ensure that you receive our special rate and benefits.

Deliverables (Optional)

Selfie Video

This brief informal video is a great opportunity for the speaker to introduce themselves, provide a brief description of their session, and to encourage attendees to see them at [email protected]!

This would be used on the website, e-blasts, social media, etc. Sample #1, Sample #2, Sample #3.

Details:
  • It can be done with anything that has a video camera and good sound i.e. cellphone, laptop, computer etc.
  • The video can be no longer than one-minute long.
  • When creating the video, please make sure it is created in a horizontal frame.
  • Feel free to get creative and be informal i.e. include a co-presenter, take the video outside, show pets (top view videos), photos, etc.
  • Please do not post the video.
  • Please send the video to Amy Reddington when complete. If the file is too large, you can send it via WeTransfer.
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Article or Interview | Monday, September 20

This is a great opportunity to provide an informative article and promote the speaker’s participation in [email protected] to 60K+ viewers in the CS Magazine!

 

Option 1: Create Your Own Article
  • An informative article on any campus safety topic (except for the session topic).
  • The article must be 600-800 words and include the author’s name, job title, school/organization, and bio.
  • Please send the video to Amy Reddington  when complete. If the file is too large, you can send it via WeTransfer.
Option 2: Interview with CSC
  • This would be a Q&A interview with CSC that would be converted into a promotional video.
  • Please reach out to Amy Reddington if you are interested.

Book Sale | Monday, October 18

If you have a published book, this is a great opportunity to provide attendees with additional content and build your network by selling your book and doing a book signing at CSC at EDspaces!

  • CSC will promote the book sale/signing.
  • We ask the speaker to provide 1 signed copy of the book (per CSC location) for CSC raffle off at the beginning of the conference to promote the book.
  • The speaker will be responsible for the book sale transactions and signing.
  • CSC will provide a table for the book sale and signing at our Welcome Reception on November 3. 

If you have any questions or would like to participate, please contact Amy Reddington.

ATTENTION! Campus Safety Online Summit Recordings | Scheduled for September 1-September 30

The Campus Safety Online will take place December 8-9th professionals. This is a great opportunity to share your knowledge with attendees who are unable to attend CSC. 

  • This would be a slightly shorter version of your session and will be pre-recorded with a CSC team member then scheduled for release at the Campus Safety Online Summit.

If you have any questions or would like to participate, please contact Amy Reddington with your preferred recording dates. All recordings must be completed by October 1.

Logistics

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AV Requests | Date TBA

  • AV will be provided for all the sessions except for the Hot Topic Roundtable Discussions.

    • Hot Topics are intimate roundtable discussions amongst a small group of people.
  • AV will include a projector, screen, audio speakers, and shared WiFi.
    • Keynote sessions will have additional projectors, screens and microphones for the session and Q&A.
    • General Sessions will have microphones for the session and Q&A.
    • AV is subject to change. CSC will do its’ best to communicate this information to you.
  • All speakers must present using their own laptop.
    • If participating on a panel, only the moderator needs their laptop.
    • Not needed for Hot Topic Roundtable Discussions
  • Additional AV requests are to be submitted to Loraine Coleman for approval.

Presentation and Handouts | Date TBA

  • The presentation must be sent in the CSC PowerPoint template prior to the deadline to allow enough time for the presentation to be reviewed, make updates, and send the final version.
  • Speakers are responsible for the production, cost and delivery of their own materials i.e. handouts. Click here for shipping details.
  • The presentation and handouts (if applicable) should be sent to Loraine Coleman for approval. If the file is too large, you can send it via WeTransfer.

On-Site | Wednesday, Nov 3 - Friday, Nov 5

  • Final presentations and handouts must be sent to Loraine Coleman prior to arrival.
  • The attire on-site is business casual. Uniforms are welcomed.
  • Speakers are expected to present in a professional manner as they are representing CSC. For more information on the agreed terms, please click here to review the performance section of the speaker agreement.
  • Logistics and expectations coming soon!

Marketing Opportunities

Official CSC at EDspaces Logo Download

Use the official CSC at EDspaces on your website and marketing materials to let customers know that you will be at CSC!

Social Media

Increase your brand awareness and tabletop traffic by connecting with us on social media and using #CSCatEDspaces

Speaker Incentive Contest!

Participate in this exciting (and new) contest and be eligible to win an amazing prize! Here’s how it works:

  • Contact Syera McClintock to retrieve your speaker code and custom link.
  • Provide this customized registration link and the promo code to your peers that offers them $100 off the Conference Pass or $10 off the Express Pass.
  • The speaker with the most registrations (Conference or Express Pass) wins!

The Winning Prize Is $100!

” CSC is the conference to attend. If you are not there, you are missing out! “

  — Scott Leven, Director of Safety and Security, Ozarks Technical Community College