Information for Presenters

Presentations at TEI 2021 will occur twice in the program (live & recorded) to accommodate community members in all timezones.

Presentation Requirements

Papers & Pictorials (15 min)
* Pre-produced video presentation 7-12 min)
* Live element (demo / Q&A)
Video submission deadline:
January 29, 2021
Work-in-Progess (10 min)
* Pre-produced video presentation (3-7 min)
* Live element (demo / Q&A)
Video submission deadline:
January 29, 2021
Arts Track (15 min)
* Pre-produced video presentation (7-12 min)
* Live element (demo / Q&A)
Video submission deadline:
January 29, 2021
Grad Student Consortium (30min)
* Pre-produced video presentation 7-12 min)
* Live element (Q&A + discussion)
Video submission deadline:
January 29, 2021
Student Design Challengepresentation of existing video submissions

General Information for Presenters

  • To accommodate community members from all time zones, each item of the technical program will be presented twice. The first instance will combine pre-produced video presentations with a live component and require attendance of at least one presenting author per submission. For the second (replay) occurrence we strongly encourage but not require attendance of a presenting author.
  • In the breaks following each session, presenting authors will be available in designated chat rooms (on Discord) for informal discussions with the audience and further demos (if applicable).

Papers & Pictorials

Papers and Pictorials will be presented in a hybrid way consisting of a pre-produced video presentation and a live part, spanning a total time of 15 minutes. The pre-produced video presentation should have a length between 7 to 12 minutes and also function as a standalone video. The live part will be moderated by the session chair and combine interacting with the audience with the option to integrate live demos. It is up to the presenter to distribute the 15 minutes between the reproduced video and the live / Q&A part.

Please see video guidelines below for further information

Deadline for submission of presentation videos: January 29, 2021
Video submission via PCS (to be opened Friday, January 8, 2021)

Work in Progress

Accepted Work in Progress submissions will be presented in a hybrid way consisting of a pre-produced video presentation and a live part, spanning a total time of 10 minutes. The pre-produced video presentation should have a length between 3 to 7 minutes and also function as a standalone video. The live part will be moderated by the session chair and combine interacting with the audience with the option to integrate short live demos. It is up to the presenter to distribute the 10 minutes between the reproduced video and the live / Q&A part.

Please see video guidelines below

Deadline for submission of presentation videos: January 29, 2021
Video submission via PCS (to be opened Friday, January 8, 2021)

Arts Track

Information for accepted presenters coming soon.

Graduate Student Consortium

Hybrid presentation consisting of a pre-produced video presentation and a live Q&A part, spanning a total time of 30 minutes. The pre-produced video presentation should have a length between 7 to 12 minutes and also function as a standalone video.

Please see video guidelines below

Deadline for submission of presentation videos: January 29, 2021
Video submission via PCS (to be opened Friday, January 8, 2021)

Student Design Challenge

Presentation of existing video submissions.


Video Instructions

This regards presentations of Papers, Pictorials, Work in Progress, Graduate Student Consortium and Arts Track submissions

Please provide a video file and a related subtitles file.

  • Format: .mp4
  • Resolution: 720p or 1080p
  • Length: 7 – 12 minutes for Papers, Pictorials, Arts Track and Graduate Student Consortium submissions, 3 – 7 minutes for Work in Progress
  • Maximum File Size: 200 MB
  • Subtitles: SRT File
  • Style of the video: There are no requirements from our side, besides having a slide at the beginning and end of the video that should contain the following information: title, authors, and affiliation. For the rest of the video, it is up to you if you want to do a Screencast and Camera as Picture in a Picture or Split-screen or any other style of presentation. But please keep in mind for accessibility reasons, it is necessary that on the one hand, you have to provide subtitles for the audio as already mentioned and on the other hand, if you show artifacts into the camera please also describe them in spoken words. In any case, we want to encourage you to present your work in a way, that makes the most sense to you.
  • Submission: Please upload the videos to PCS by the 29th of January 2021. (video upload on PCS opens on January 8, 2021).

Additional Information

  • Link with Tips: SIGCHI Remote Video Presentation Guide
  • Additional SRT Tool recommendations: Aegisub (free for Mac and Windows)
  • Tool recommendation for combining multiple recordings (e.g. Screen and Webcam): OBS Studio (free for Windows, Mac, and Linux)
  • Examples of HRI 2020 Paper Presentations Playlist:

Updated 2021, January 3