Information for Presenters

Presenter Meeting

The meeting for new presenters is scheduled for Wednesday, March 16, 2016 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
Mon, 4/4– 6-7 pm in Davis Library Wilson Media Lab

Educational Specialist Mack Roark is available to assist you with technology related to your poster. Email by noon on 4/4 to sign up for the workshop.

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
Wed, 4/6– 4:30-6:00 pm in Davis Library room 201
Thurs, 4/7– 7:30-9:00 pm  in Davis Library room 201
Tues, 4/12– 4:30-6:00 pm in Davis Library room 201

Director of Learning Resources, Yonna McShane, will offer interactive workshops which include practice and feedback on your oral presentation skills. Please sign up for a session as soon as possible by emailing Yonna

Oratory Now coaches are also available for individual appointments by emailing  

Oral Presentation Practice 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.

Tues, 4/12– 4:30-6 pm in Lib 230
Wed, 4/13– 7-10 pm in Lib 230 Update: moved to 201


Final abstracts, titles and presenter's information are due Wednesday, March 23, 2016. No changes 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 Monday, April 11, 2016 Tuesday, April 12, 2016. 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.

Update 4/11/16: The issue had been fixed. Everyone should now see an upload button on their dashboard. Due to the error the deadline to upload has been extended to Tuesday, 4/12 at midnight.  

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 Wednesday, April 13, 2016. 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.

Ex Ordo Upload

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.