Presenters

Oral Presentation Guidelines

Oral presenters must provide slides in PowerPoint or PDF format for a 30 minute presentation. The 30 minute timeslots include presentation and audience Q&A session.

Disclaimer: Presentation material is available for public consumption. No proprietary or for official use only material may be presented.

Tips for Preparing Your Presentation

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DTRA FUNDED RESEARCH

DTRA-funded research must be marked on either the first or last slide.

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FONTS

Avoid using small fonts. In general, 28 point and larger fonts are easily readable.

Avoid fancy serifs; bolded characters are suggested.

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GRAPHICS

Graphics should be well designed, simple and readable.

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VISIBILITY

Most session rooms will be set up for 200-250 people. Make sure visuals are clear and legible.

Computer and Audio/Visual Equipment

Each session room will be equipped with a Windows PC, projector and screen. A slide advancer, laser pointer, speaker timer and microphone (lavaliere and podium) are available to each presenter.


Presentations with Media Clips

  • PC Users: WMV file format is the best way to ensure compatibility within PowerPoint. MPEG and AVI formats are not recommended.
  • Mac Users: Quicktime movies (MOV file format) do not play directly within a slide in PowerPoint on a PC. You can hyperlink to the files and open the links in a separate video player window. Alternatively, the conference team recommends you convert the file to a WMV format, which should play properly in PowerPoint slides.

It is highly recommended to test your presentation onsite at the presentation upload station prior to your speaking time.

Mobile Conference

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The 2017 CBD S&T site is optimized for mobile devices. Stay connected to the conference by following the cbdstconference.com link from your tablets or smartphones.

 

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