Frequently Asked Questions
I signed up to present a poster! What am I going to do?
We want to be sure that you are able to use the poster that you have prepared and believe that you will be able to do so without issue. To use your prepared poster during the session, please bring a .pdf of your poster with you to the presentation. We will have a traditional poster board available in each of the alcoves. The session monitors will be set for a horizontal presentation and will be able to display PowerPoint or pdf files.
How long should my presentation be?
Each session is 90 minutes long. There will be a number a papers presented on each panel. Plan for your presentation to be between 6 and 8 minutes. After you present your research, please remain in your session for the entire panel session as there will be Q&A after all posters have been presented.
How do I find out where I’m presenting?
The standing panels will take place in the 4th floor Exhibition Hall in one of three alcoves. Your panel session will assigned to either Alcove A, Alcove B or Alcove C in the Exhibition Hall. The printed program will tell you exactly where the Standing Panel Alcoves are located within the exhibit hall.
What do I bring to the conference?
Please bring your PowerPoint (or poster .pdf) and research paper to the conference on two separate removable USB flash drives (one drive will serve as a backup). Your flash drive should be formatted for a Windows based PC, not iOS. If you have already printed a poster and would prefer to use it to present, traditional poster boards will also be available.
What time should I arrive for my presentation?
The elevators to the meeting rooms at the Palmer House can get very busy during the conference. Be sure to be in the vicinity of the 4th floor at least 25 minutes before your presentation time. Be in the Alcove are of the Exhibit Hall at least 15 minutes before your presentation. There will be a presenter wait area where you can wait until it’s your time to present.
How can I best prepare for my presentation?
Watch the tip video, read these guides and ask questions ahead of time. Don’t wait until you arrive at the conference to get the answers you need.