Information for Presenters

Presenter Meeting

The meeting for new presenters is scheduled for Wednesday, March 15, 2017 from 6:30-7:30 pm in Bi Hall 216 (Oral Presenters) and 220 (Poster and Display Presenters). 

Workshop Schedule

Using Adobe Illustrator to Create Symposium Posters
Monday, April 10 at 6pm in Davis Library Wilson Media Lab

Educational Specialist Mack Roark is available to assist you with technology related to your poster. Sign up online for the workshop by Friday, April 7.

Digital Media Tutors are also available in the Wilson Media Lab in the Davis Library during open lab hours or by appointment.

Public Speaking Workshops
Wednesday, April 12 from 4:30-6 pm in Lib 201
Tuesday, April 18 from 4:30-6 pm in Lib 201

Director of Learning Resources, Yonna McShane, will offer interactive workshops which include practice and feedback on your oral presentation skills. Sign up online.

Oratory Now coaches are also available for individual appointments by emailing  

Oral Presentation Practice Sessions

At these walk-in sessions, a media tutor will be available to allow you to project your presentation on the screen and use the microphone to rehearse your presentation. An Oratory Now coach will also be available to help students with their overall delivery.

Tuesday, April 18 from 4:30-7 pm in Lib 230
Wednesday, April 19 from 7-10 pm in Lib 230


Final abstracts, titles and presenter's information are due Monday, March 20, 2017. No changes to your submission will be possible after that date since the information will be printed in the Symposium program. To update your submission login to and chose "View my Final Drafts."

Final Powerpoint presentations are due by noon on Monday, April 17, 2017. Upload to or bring a copy to the CTLR desk in Davis Library. We also recommend bringing a copy on a usb drive to your presentation for a backup. Is your PowerPoint or Keynote file too large? Visit the Resources for Presenters page for more information on how to shrink your file size by compressing the images within your presentation.

If you are not using any media in your presentation please still upload a Word doc stating such so the technology staff knows you are all set for Friday.

Final posters must be printed by noon on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Drop off the printed poster to Cathy Ekstrom in Bi Hall 330 and upload to or bring a copy to the CTLR desk in Davis Library.

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Tickets Symposium Day Lunch

Lunch tickets for presenters will be in the name tags picked up at check-in Friday morning. Mentor tickets will be at the Atwater door. Additional guests are $7 each at the door. Lunch for students not presenting is available at Ross and Proctor.