Information for Presenters

Presenter Meeting

The meeting for new presenters is scheduled for Wednesday, March 13, 2019 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
Tuesday, April 2 at 6 pm 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 Sunday, March 31.

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

Public Speaking Workshop
Tuesday, April 9 at 4:30-6 pm in Lib 201

Sign up online for an interactive Oratory Now workshop with Ben Powers.

Oratory Now coaches are also available for individual appointments. Book online at  

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. 

Tuesday, April 9 from 4:30-7 pm in Lib 230 105A
Wednesday, April 10 from 7-10 pm in Lib 230 105A


Final abstracts, titles and presenter's information are due Thursday, March 14, 2019. No changes to your submission information 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." 

Powerpoint presentations and Dynamic E-Posters are due on Monday, April 8, 2019. Upload to or bring a copy to the CTLR desk in Davis Library. You must submit at least a draft version and preferably the final version for review. On the day of the symposium, you can bring a final version of the presentation on a usb drive to your presentation room for backup or for uploading onto the room computer prior to your session. Dynamic e-posters presenters need to bring final presentations on a laptop with HDMI cable to their poster session. 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 email stating such so the technology staff knows you are all set for Friday.

Final posters must be printed by 5 pm on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. 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.

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.