Event Timing for the
Moderator, Speaker and Panelists

5:30 PM Sign-in at Registration Both

  • Sign-in and get your name badge

5:45 PM Speakers and Panelist Pre-Event meeting at the stage in the SRI International Auditorium

  • Introduction, event overview with Event Chair, Q/A
  • Audio/Visual orientation and testing

6:00 PM Registration and Networking with Attendees – Food & cash bar

6:45 PM Return to the Auditorium to get your Microphone and prepare for the panel

7:00 PM VLAB Chair — brings attendees to order

  • Introduces VLAB and Sponsors
  • Introduces Program and Moderator

7:05 PM Moderator – Opens with introduction of Program

  • Gives thoughts about subjects to be covered
  • Presents questions to be answered and issues to be addressed
  • Introduces Speaker

7:15 PM Speaker — Introduces subject and presents PPT slides

  • Speaks for 10 minutes
    about company, revenue model & future plans
  • No audience questions allowed at this time
  • Signals to moderator at conclusion of presentation

7:25 PM Moderator – Returns to lectern

  • Introduces each panelist

7:30 PM Moderator
Introduces Other Panelists

  • Moderator introduces each panelist and each panelist takes 2-3 minutes to introduce themselves and what they do.

7:40 PM Moderator Leads General
Panel Discussion

  • Moderator facilitates panel Q&A based on personal knowledge of the industry, asking tough proving questions to help entrepreneurs identify disruptions and business opportunities

8:00 PM Moderator – Asks for questions from audience and attendees via Text Message submitted by the audience

8:28 PM Moderator — acknowledges “Closer”, usually the VLAB Chair.

8:30 PM Closer – Thanks Moderator and Panel

  • Makes announcements for next VLAB Event – time and date
  • Closes Event

After our events there is often a rush onto the stage from our entrepreneurs and audiences so we kindly ask if have the time to stay and talk to our audience.