Tips and guidelines for poster and talk presentations
The links below will take you to good sources of advice that may help you tell an engaging story in November!
Science Communication: Know your audience (Naomi Penfold, 2015)
Networking and “elevator pitches” (Roberta Kwok, 2013)
Lightning Talks (Software Sustainability Institute, 2011)
Craft an Elevator Pitch (American Geophysical Union)
Ten Simple Rules for a Good Poster Presentation (Thomas C Erren & Philip E Bourne, 2007)
Colin Purrington’s Design Advice for Academic Posters
POSTER PRESENTATION SPECIFICS:
Posters should be 4 feet wide by 4 feet tall.
Poster presentation authors will be asked to set up posters first thing during the morning and before the morning opening sessions. Posters should remain up until the conclusion of the meeting.
TALK PRESENTATION SPECIFICS:
All talks within the short-talk sessions will 10 minutes in length with an additional 2 minutes for Q&A. In order for the meeting to proceed smoothly and for everyone to have an equal opportunity to present their work, the session moderators will strictly adhere to these limit.
Presentations must be available in Microsoft PowerPoint (.ppt or .pptx) or PDF (.pdf) formats.
Near final draft should be uploaded to the Box Cloud link that will be emailed to presenting authors by Friday, October 14th.
All presentation files will be pre-loaded onto a single computer system for the meeting. Presenters will have control to advance or reverse slides during their presentation.
A laser pointer will be available for short talk presenters.