September 6-10, 2021 (all-digital event)

6th IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy

Symposium Presentation Guide

Authors of accepted papers are required to submit a pre-recorded final presentation video and the presentation slides. Both the video and the slides are important supplementary material to help explaining and promoting your research within the community and to the general public.

The presentation videos of accepted papers will be played during the virtual symposium and posted in the IEEE EuroS&P YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGnPU4Mf3k_vmX-0GCx9GNA/) after the symposium, with the consent of the presenters.

General Requirements

  1. Deadline: For our virtual symposium, authors are required to record videos of their final presentation and prepare their slides in advance. Both the presentation video and slides are due by July 09, 2021 such that we have enough time to prepare the conference. Find more information on how to submit your slides and video below.

  2. Consent Form: Authors must sign the presenter information and consent form before uploading the videos and slides. This allows the symposium to (or not to) gain permissions to publish the slides, audio and video of your presentation. Please submit your consent form togehter with your video and your slides by July 09, 2021. The link to the consent form has been sent to you via email.

  3. Use of Third-Party Material: It is very important that you have the rights to use all the material that is contained in your submission, including music, video, images, etc. Attaining permissions to use video, audio, or pictures of identifiable people or proprietary content rests with the author, not with the EuroS&P conference. You are encouraged to use Creative Commons content, but you must read and comply with the terms of the license. Please carefully check everything, this is your responsibility.

Video Requirements

  1. Duration: The final presentation should be 10 minutes in duration. Authors need to be (virtually) present at the conference to answer questions after the video is played (5 min. of Live Q&A). Videos longer than 10 minutes will be compressed or truncated to 10 minutes.

  2. Aspect Ratio: Videos must be in a 16:9 aspect ratio.

  3. Resolution: Resolution must be at precisely 1080p (1920 x 1080).

  4. Size: Video size must be no more than 2GB.

  5. File Formats: Please submit your video in a format that is supported by YouTube, preferrable: MOV, MP4, H.264, MPEG2, and MPEG4. HD is always preferred.

  6. Video Format: If your video includes both the full-screen slides and a speaker inset, please ensure that your speaker inset does not cover any part of your slides. Some tutorials and links of how to record your presentation with a webcam can be found in the last section of this site.

    You can also use other presentation formats if you prefer. You can watch past video presentations for inspirations of creative ways to present your work. Here are some playlists of presentations from IEEE EuroS&P, IEEE S&P symposium and other conferences:

  7. Filename: Before submitting your video, you must make sure to rename the file using the following naming convention.

    • [Full Name]-[Presentation Title]
    • Example: Julia Doe-How to Solve the World’s Problems

Slides Requirements

  1. File Formats: Presentations must be submitted as Adobe PDF files.

  2. Aspect Ratio: Slides must be in a 16:9 aspect ratio.

  3. Required Slide: An introduction slide at the beginning of your presentation that lists: the title of your paper, author list, affiliations, and contact information.

  4. Filename: Before submitting your slides, you must make sure to rename the file using the following naming convention:

    • [Full Name]-[Presentation Title]
    • Example: Julia Doe-How to Solve the World’s Problems

Submitting Your Presentation and Consent Form

How to Record a Presentation with a Webcam

Authors may use any video editing software to combine the full screen of the presentation and the camera recording together, or use video conferencing software to record a presentation with a webcam. We provide some example tutorials and links here.

  1. Zoom: A video showing how to use Zoom to record your presentation with a webcam can be found in the following link.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HKQfYReZqBY

  2. PowerPoint: A video showing how to use PowerPoint to record your presentation with a webcam can be found in the following link. Note that to use PowerPoint to record the presentation with a webcam, a Microsoft365 subscription is required.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=03NRbHpm-JE

  3. Open Broadcaster Software: A tutorial showing how to use Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) to record your presentation with a webcam can be found in the following link.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zTjVBlnEiNI

Contact

If you have any questions, please contact the organizers.