Eastern Branch Presenter Information

Oral Presenters

Presentations should be created in a format compatible with PowerPoint (.pptx). All meeting room computers will be PCs, so a presenter who creates a presentation using a Mac should test the file on a PC computer prior to the meeting.

Student Competition 10-min Presenters:

Student competitors must provide their presentations to the Student Competition Chair, Brenna Traver, by 3:00 PM Saturday, March 9. You will not be able to upload your presentation on the day of the session. Presentations must be submitted electronically. You will receive an email from Chrissy that contains a OneDrive File Request for presentation submission. You will not be able to upload your presentation on-site at registrationBrenna and Chrissy will be available near the conference registration desk in the lobby of the Agricultural Sciences Building from 3:00 - 5:00 PM on Saturday, March 9. This will be the only time available for student presenters to preview their presentations prior to the session.

Any questions regarding student competition presentation uploads can be directed to Chrissy Dodge.

Symposia Presenters:

Presenters in symposia are requested to provide their symposium organizer with their presentation prior to the start of the session. Please coordinate the details directly with your symposium organizer. 

Regular 10-min Presenters:

Presenters in the regular 10-minute paper session should provide their presentation to Rayda Krell in advance of the session. Please email Rayda directly with your presentation by 8:00 PM Saturday, March 9. You will not be able to upload your presentation on the day of the session.

Poster Presenters

Poster Size: Posters must be contained within the 40x40 inch (101x101 cm) space provided. The poster must not exceed the size limit.

Setup and Removal:

Student Posters
Setup: Saturday, March 9, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM and Sunday, March 10, 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Removal: Sunday, March 10, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Contributed Posters
Setup: Monday, March 11, 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Removal: Monday, March 11, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Bring your own Velcro strips or tacks to secure your display to the poster board. Posters should be hung in their assigned space according to the poster number assigned (to be listed in the online program by early March).

Author Presence: All student competitors are to stand next to their posters between 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM on Sunday, March 10. Regular poster presenters should be present from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM on Monday, March 11. 

Photography & Social Media:

Be clear with attendees about whether you grant permission for your presentation to be photographed or shared on social media. Download these images and insert them in the corner of your slides. (To download, right-click your chosen image and select “Save Picture As…” or "Save Image As..." to save it to your computer.)



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