Presentation Guidelines

Information for Oral Presentations

All oral presentations must be uploaded before 11:59 p.m. EDT on Sunday March 13th.  Presenters will receive an invitation to upload their talks to a Google Drive folder.  File name format should follow first initial_last name of the presenting author (e.g., J_Doe).  Presenters should also bring a copy of their presentation on a flash drive as a backup.

Oral presentations will occur March 17th and 18th at LSSU’s Walker Cisler Student & Conference Center, 650 W. Easterday Ave., Sault Ste. Marie, MI.

Guidelines.Prepare a 12-minute presentation with slides using Microsoft PowerPoint. Maximum length of the presentation is limited to 12 minutes, which will be followed by 3 minutes of Q&A. Be sure to adhere to the 12-minute limit to ensure your presentation does not need to be truncated by our moderators.

AV Equipment.Rooms will be equipped with a laptop, projector, screen, remote, and microphone.

Information for Poster Presentations

Our poster social will be held 6-8 p.m. on March 17th at the Richard and Theresa Barch Center for Freshwater Research and Education, 100 Salmon Run Way, Sault Ste. Marie, MI.

Guidelines. Poster presentations must be designed to fit on a single board, 36” wide x 48” tall (portrait orientation).  Easels, poster boards, and clips will be provided at the venue.  All presenting authors are expected to be at their poster during the social to discuss their work and answer questions from attendees.

Set up. Posters may be set up after 1 p.m. on March 16th, and must be set up before 6 p.m. on March 17th.

Tear down. Posters must be removed when presenters leave on the evening of March 17th.  Posters that are not removed will be discarded.