Presentation Format

Oral Presentation Format

The following guidelines have been adopted for oral presentation:

  • Abstracts scheduled for oral presentation will be grouped by topic.
  • Talks are to be 15 minutes long followed by 5 minutes for questions.
  • Slide font type should be easily legible. A minimum font size of Arial 18 or its equivalent is recommended.
  • Participants are responsible for bringing their presentation on the day of the event. Presentations will be loaded prior to each oral session.

*Important Note*
Participants are responsible for bringing their presentation on the day of the event. Presentations will be loaded prior to each oral session.

Poster Format

The poster session is two hours in length.  Authors should be available during that time to answer questions, expand on the material, and take part in discussions.  The following guidelines have been adopted:

  • Abstracts scheduled for poster session presentation will be grouped by topic.
  • Posters should be mounted on assigned boards. Your poster number will be posted on your board prior to set up.
  • Posters should be no larger than 4′ x 4′.
  • Type should be easily legible at a distance of several feet. 
  • Poster pins/Velcro tags will be provided at the front desk.