Information for Online Speakers

Please read this page carefully as it contains important and helpful information for presenters.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact us at

The virtual event platform

The platform used for hosting the event will be the same as the NSG Conference & Exhibition 2020. Below you can find a video example of how to navigate and what you have to do when hosting your online presentation. 

Use a headset when presenting or chairing a session, for a better user experience for you and the participating delegates. 

Google Chrome (version 79+) is advised to use as your webbrowser. Please scroll down for tips & tricks to check your browser version.

Please keep the delay in mind of 20 seconds between what you are presenting and what delegates will see and hear.


Please note that all timings in our website and Technical Programme Schedule are in Central European Summer Time (CEST).


The Technical Programme is subject to change, for the latest updates please check the online TP schedule.

The Event | 30 August - 1 September 2021

Please log in to the online conference portal by using the login details emailed to you.

Make sure to log in early to find your way around the platform and to make sure you can attend sessions on time. Once you are logged in, you will enter the Virtual Lobby. Please note that only sessions that are currently taking place can be attended, it is not possible to enter a session before it officially starts.

To attend a session, please select the day (30 August, 31 August or 1 September ) that can be found underneath the welcome video and select the session you wish to attend. 

The Sessions

NOTE: All sessions are mixed, meaning that they combine on-site and online presentations.

Oral sessions

Each presenter has a 20 minute slot which should include:

  • 15 minute video presentation (streamed by EAGE)
  • 5 minutes live Q&A guided by the session Chair(s)

Poster sessions

Each presenter has a 20 minute slot which should include:

  • 5 minute video presentation (streamed by EAGE)
  • 5 minutes live Q&A guided by the session Chair(s)

Please note that the on-site poster sessions will not be live streamed to the online platform and the online poster sessions will not be live streamed in the venue.

When attending the event as a speaker, you will appear on the main stage and your microphone & camera will be switched on. The chair of the session will welcome everyone and introduce all presenters in the session. 

During the live Q&A we ask you to:

  • Use a headset for a better user experience for you and the delegates. 
  • Mute your microphone when it's not you turn to speak.
  • Keep in mind that there is a delay of a few seconds between what you are presenting and what the delegates attending the live session see and hear.
  • When switching to the "Live Preview" you will see what delegates see but with the delay of 20 seconds.
  • Always stay in the "Control Room" when presenting.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact us at


To ensure a smooth participation of the event please check your connection beforehand:

  • Use this link as a test 
  • VPN should be disconnected (unless you are located in China)
  • Google Chrome (version79+) is advised to use as web browser


This is very important as some work computers may have different settings that may interfere with your user experience.

Are you located in the People's Republic of China? Then an additional VPN connection is needed to have access to our online event platform. 

If you do not have access to a VPN connection or if the one you use does not give you access to the event platform, best is to use another VPN connection.

The list below includes a number of VPN providers, with various fees and options:

  • NordVPN
  • ExpressVPN
  • VyprVPN
  • Surfshark
  • PrivateVPN
  • Astrill VPN

Please keep in mind that if you need to use a personal VPN connection, you will need to arrange that yourself.

► I am using a VPN but am not located in the PRC and I cannot access the live sessions. What can I do?
If you are using VPN and are not located in the PRC, then it is advised to switch this off. 

► I logged in from my office but can’t access the platform. What can I do?
If you log in from your office, your company may have a network with a high security gateway. We recommend you log in from your home network to avoid any such issues on the platform. 

Share your participation!

We have prepared a presenter promo template for you that can be used for the promotion of your presentation prior to the conference. The template is very easy to use:

  • Download the speaker template
  • Share on social media / send to your network via email / spread the word! 


Everyone attending NSG2021 needs to be registered. Not registered yet? Please visit the event registration page and register today!

If you still have questions concerning the programme please send us an email to