Instructions for Oral Presentations

  • Each talk should be 10 minutes long leaving an additional 5 minutes for questions.
  • Send a copy of your presentation in PowerPoint format to
    “ “ by 5:00 pm on October 6th.
  • *If your presentation is too large to send via e-mail, please notify us at the above email address.*
  • On the day of the symposium, presentations should be reviewed on the event equipment between 7:00 – 8:00 am. Presenters who are in the last group can check their presentations during the lunch break or poster sessions.
  • Please bring a back-up copy of your presentation that is PC compatible to the Symposium!

Instructions for Poster Presentations

  • The poster board dimensions should be 4 feet high and 4 feet wide.


  • Please mount posters on the board labeled with your abstract number by 8:00 AM.
  • Push pins will be available. Posters should remain posted until the afternoon refreshments. ALL posters MUST be removed at the end of the poster session.
  • Poster presenters should be prepared to give a 6-8 minutes overview of their work to viewers and judges.