Oral Presenter Guidelines
Presentation slots are 20 minutes. We request that invited speakers prepare an 18-minute presentation and allow remaining 2 minutes for Q&A and speaker transition. Speakers should pre-load their slides the day BEFORE their talk in Speaker Ready Room (see details below).
Presentation slots are 12 minutes. We request that promoted speakers prepare a 10-minute presentations and allow remaining 2 minutes for Q&A and speaker transition. Speakers should pre-load their slides the day BEFORE their talk in Speaker Ready Room (see details below).
Promoted speakers should prepare and present talk ONLY
. If a promoted speaker has already prepared a poster or is very interested in presenting a poster, accommodation will be made. There will be an area of the poster boards specifically for posters from promoted talks. Presentations will appear in the printed program only once (as a promoted talk).
SPEAKER READY ROOM
All speakers must pre-load their slides in the Speaker Ready Room the day BEFORE their presentation. If your presentation is not pre-loaded the day before you may not be permitted to present. Speaker Room is located in room Oceana 11 (near session rooms, look for signs to guide you). Hours are as follows:
Sunday, 1:00 - 6:00 pm
Monday - Tuesday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday, 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
In the speaker ready room you will need to be prepared with your session code (MOA am, for example) and talk start time. You will be able to specify if your presentation should be projected from Mac or PC.
SESSION ROOM EQUIPMENT
Session rooms will be equipped with screen and LCD projector formatted (ideally) for 16:9 aspect ratio slides. Speaker table will have a confidence monitor and perfect cue advancer/pointer. Presentations will be opened from the AV tech table using the format specified in the speaker ready room (Mac or PC). Speakers will use a lavelier (clip) microphone. All parallel session speakers (invited and promoted) must use the presentation equipment in the session room. Use of personal laptop is not permitted.