Conferences

Presenter Guidelines

Presenter Guidelines

Invited Talks and Hot Topic Talks

  • Invited speakers and hot topic talk presenters may present from the conference laptop (PC) or their own computer (must be compatible with VGA, bring your own adapter!)
  • See final program for details on your day/time of your scheduled talk. Talk slots are followed by five minutes for Q&A.
  • Please arrive 20 minutes prior to the start of your session to load your talk or test/connect your computer.

Poster Highlight Talks
Your slot is two minutes max (120 seconds). Presenters are advised to prepare no more than 3 slides. Follow instructions you received by email for pre-submission of your slides. All slides must be emailed to jennifer@asms.org. Saturday poster highlights to send by 9 AM, Saturday and Monday poster highlights to send by 9 AM, Monday.

Poster Presenters

Recommended size is 44-inches x 44-inches, do not exceed 44" wide. If you wish your poster to be greater than 44-inches in height, that is acceptable, but be aware your poster will hang below the poster board frame. Push pins will be provided.

Poster board assignments are listed in the final program.

Fri/Sat Posters: Mount your poster by 6:00 pm, Friday and remove your poster following the Saturday evening poster session-mixer.

Sun/Mon Posters: Mount your poster by 9:00 am, Sunday and remove your poster following the Monday evening poster session-mixer.