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Presenter Instructions

Below are instructions for presenters at the Congress.
  1. Regular talks are 20-minutes in length; this includes a time for questions and answers. Most Invited Talks are 40 minutes. 
  2. All presentations will be done with a laptop computer using an LCD projector.  
  3. Bring your own laptopn computer to project your presentation or arrange with session speakers to share a laptop. The Congress wil not provide laptops for presentations. The preferred screen format is 16:9.
  4. We strongly encourage you to have a backup of your presentation on a USB storage device in the event your laptop has a technical problem or is incompatible with the LCD projector.
  5. Be sure that you have the necessary cords/adapters/connectors so that your laptop will work with the LCD projector. The projectors will require HDMI connections.
  6. We strongly encourage you to test your laptop compatibility with the equipment provided by going to your presentation room during the breaks. 
  7. A few small laser pointers will be available, but we strongly encourage you to bring your own pointer.
If you have any questions or concerns, contact us at admin@usacm.org.