Presentation GUIDELINES

Tips and guidelines for poster and talk presentations

GENERAL ADVICE:

The links below will take you to good sources of advice that may help you tell an engaging story in November!


POSTER PRESENTATION SPECIFICS:

  • Recommended poster dimensions 3 feet wide by 4 feet tall

  • Poster presentations will be given a zoom meeting with presenting author managing meeting with co-host

  • It is recommended that you practice your presentation within a Zoom format to ensure it runs smoothly in advance of the conference


TALK PRESENTATION SPECIFICS:

  • Categories

    • Faculty presenters should plan to talk for no more than 15 minutes, leaving 5 minutes for Q & A.

    • Trainee presenters in the 10-minute category should plan to speak for no more than 8 minutes, leaving 2 minutes for Q & A.

    • Trainee presenters in the 5-minute category should plan to speak for no more than 4 minutes, leaving 1 minute for Q & A.

  • Presentation files

    • Presentations must be available in Microsoft PowerPoint (.ppt or .pptx) file format (preferred); alternatively, PDF (.pdf) format is also acceptable

    • Near final draft should be submitted to committee organizers at csuicm@gmail.com by no later than Friday, October 23rd (this is a backup filed should presenters be unable to access their files on the day of the meeting)

    • It is recommended that you practice your presentation within a Zoom format to ensure it runs smoothly in advance of the conference