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Winter Conference 2014 Innovation Showcase

 Participation Agreement

Instructions

  • Before your Innovation Showcase demonstration application can be considered by CableLabs, your company must agree to these terms and conditions of participation. If CableLabs receives your application for the Showcase before you agree to these terms and conditions, we will review the application, but put it on hold until you respond to the terms and conditions.
  • You can review and accept these terms and conditions on-line by reading through the agreement, and selecting the “I ACCEPT” button on the bottom of this form.
  • Alternatively, you may download or print a copy of the Innovation Showcase Participation Agreement, review it off-line and discuss with others at your company.
  • If you or your attorney have any questions about these terms and conditions for participating, please contact us.
  • If you have other materials that you would like to send us related to your demonstration, please email them to innovation.showcase@cablelabs.com.
  • Applications must be submitted by end of day January 14, 2014.

If your demo is selected for the CableLabs' Innovation Showcase, we want to ensure that the event is a success for you and the conference attendees. Therefore, your participation is dependent on your agreement to the following terms: 

  1. Time and Dates: The time of the Innovation Showcase is on Monday morning, March 3. Mandatory rehearsals will be required on both Saturday, March 1, and Sunday, March 2, so plan on arriving by Saturday morning, March 1 by 8:00 a.m.  Each company will rehearse with a professional presentation coach and PowerPoint expert on Saturday.  Sunday, each company will set up, rehearse, and dry run with the moderator.  There will be 2 rehearsals on Sunday, so please be prepared for an 8-5 day. We reserve the right to terminate your participation in the Innovation Showcase should your presentation at the rehearsals on Sunday fail to perform, in our discretion, at the level we deem suitable for the Innovation Showcase; in that event, a table will be provided for you in the general exhibition area.
  2. Leaving Equipment: You must leave all aspects of your demonstration in place overnight Sunday,  March 2, in the secured ballroom where the session will occur. This includes laptop computers. While CableLabs will provide security guards and ensure doors are locked appropriately, CableLabs accepts no liability for damage to or loss of your property.
  3. Major Demo Changes: Should you have any major change to the demo that you described to CableLabs, notification of such change must be sent to George Kakatsakis (g.kakatsakis@cablelabs.com) as soon as possible.
  4. Innovation Pavilion: In addition to presenting your product during the Showcase, you will have a demonstration table in the Innovation Pavilion. This table should be staffed through Tuesday evening's demo reception. The demo reception closes at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, with dismantle to be completed by 9:00 p.m. that same evening.
  5. Tear Down: Tear down/Dismantle from the Showcase will occur during the lunch break on Monday March 3. Demonstrations will then be moved to the Innovation Showcase Pavilion on the main demo floor (see #4).
  6. Travel Costs/Housing: Participating companies are responsible for travel costs and for obtaining housing at the conference. Employees of participating companies will be able to attend all social events such as meals and receptions. If your company is accepted for participation in the Showcase, you will be provided with a link to the Showcase Logistics website. At this site you will be provided with the housing link and other details to help you plan for your participation (shipping, audio visual rental form, etc.).
  7. Consent: I hereby consent to the recordation, duplication, publication (including without limitation, posting a recording on the Internet) and use by CableLabs of my remarks and materials at this conference. All third-party video content used for your demonstration must be identified to CableLabs no later than 14 days prior to the Showcase with documentation, acceptable to CableLabs, permitting its use for this demonstration including CableLabs' recording, duplication, publication (including without limitation, posting a recording on the Internet) and use. In addition, I hereby release and indemnify CableLabs, its employees, agents and licensees for any claims arising out of the recordation, duplication, publication (including without limitation, posting a recording on the Internet) and use of my remarks and materials at this conference including, but not limited to, any claims for libel, slander, invasion of privacy, trade secrets or infringement of intellectual property. I have read and I understand CableLabs' Antitrust Guidelines for Conference Speakers (located at: 
  8. As mentioned in 1. above, we reserve the right to terminate your participation in the Innovation Showcase should your presentation at the rehearsal on Sunday fail to perform, in our discretion, at the level we deem suitable for the Innovation Showcase; in that event, a table will be provided for you in the general exhibition area.

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