Information for Presenters

Mandatory Student Meeting

Postponed due to weather: The mandatory meeting for new presenters  was scheduled for Wednesday, March 12, 2014 from 6:30-7:30 pm in Bi Hall 216 (Oral Presenters) and 220 (Poster and Performance Presenters). It is now on Sunday, 3/16 at the same time and place.

Workshop Schedule

Using Adobe Illustrator to Create Symposium Posters
Monday, 3/31 - 6:00 p.m. in Davis Library Wilson Media Lab

Educational Specialist Mack Roark is available to assist you with technology related to your poster. Email mroark@middlebury.edu 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
Wednesday, 4/2 – 4:30-6:00 pm in Davis Library room 201
Thursday, 4/3 – 7:30-9:00 pm  in Davis Library room 201
Tuesday, 4/8 – 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 mcshane@middlebury.edu

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.

Tuesday, 4/8 - 6-10 pm in Lib 201
Wednesday, 4/9 - 7-10 pm in Lib 201


Final abstracts, titles and presenter's information are due Wednesday, March 19, 2014. No changes will be possible after that date since the information will be printed in the Symposium program. Email changes to uro@middlebury.edu.

Final Powerpoint presentations are due Monday, April 7, 2014. Email them to uro@middlebury.edu or bring a copy to the CTLR in Davis library to be uploaded so they can be saved to your presentation room computer.

Final posters must be printed by Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Drop off the printed poster to Cathy Ekstrom in Bi Hall 330 and then email a digital copy to uro@middlebury.edu or bring a copy to the CTLR in Davis library to be uploaded.

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.