For Presenters

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For Presenters

  • Please note: all presenters must register for the conference in order to present. 

Papers

  • Please prepare for a 15-18 minute presentation.
  • Each presentation will be followed by 2-5 minutes for questions.
  • Please do not use Prezi for your presentation. If you will be using slides, please use PowerPoint.
  • Please acknowledge any conflict(s) of interest at the beginning of your presentation.
  • Equipment available in the room: laptop (with web access), a projector, sound system. If you have any specific requirements other than those listed, please contact Sandra McKeown at sandra.mckeown@queensu.ca as soon as possible.
  • Please arrive to your contributed paper session 10 minutes in advance to meet your moderator and the other presenters.
  • Important deadline! Please send your final PowerPoint slides to Sandra McKeown no later than Monday, May 27th 2019.
  • The slides will be loaded on to the laptop before the conference. It is also highly advised and recommended that you bring a backup copy of your presentation on a USB memory stick to the conference.

Posters 

  • Each poster presenter will have one side of a 4 x 4 foot pin-friendly cork board (pins will be provided on location).
  • Official poster set-up time is Wednesday, June 5 between 10:15-11:00am and 3:00-3:30pm. Volunteers will be on hand to assist. If you are interested in setting up earlier, please contact Sandra McKeown at sandra.mckeown@queensu.ca and we will attempt to arrange it.
  • Posters open for viewing Wednesday, June 5 at 3:30 pm.
  • Presenters are expected to 'present' their posters June 5 between 3:30 - 5:00 pm.
  • Poster take down time is Thursday, June 6th between 5:15 6:00 pm.
  • Important deadline! Please submit a PDF of your final poster for the CHLA/ABSC website to Sandra McKeown no later than Monday, May 27th 2019. Any additional resources that you would like to make available to participants (e.g. handouts) should be emailed by this date as well.

Tips on Designing Posters

  • Include the title, the author(s), affiliation(s), and a description of the research, highlighting the major elements that are covered in the structured abstract
  • Posters are visual add pictures, graphs, charts etc. to make the poster interesting.
  • Keep text to a minimum and use a large font size so that the poster can be read from a distance.
  • Keep some white space - dont overwhelm the reader with too much text or graphics.
  • If you laminate the poster, consider using a low-glare or matte finish.
  • Ensure that your poster is set up by the specified time.

For more information about poster design, please review the following websites:

University of Guelph: http://www.soe.uoguelph.ca/webfiles/agalvez/poster/

University of Toronto: https://guides.library.utoronto.ca/c.php?g=250934&p=1672361

Lightning Talks

  • Speakers will be allotted 5 minutes for lightning talk presentations, followed by 1 minute for questions.
  • Should you choose, you will be permitted to accompany your talk with a maximum of 5 PowerPoint slides (including title slide).
  • Equipment available in the room: laptop (with web access), a projector, sound system. If you have any specific requirements other than those listed, please contact Sandra McKeown at sandra.mckeown@queensu.ca as soon as possible.
  • Please arrive to the lightning talk session 10 minutes in advance to meet your moderator and the other presenters.
  • Important deadline! If you have PowerPoint slides to accompany your talk, please send the final slides to Sandra McKeown no later than Monday, May 27th 2019.
  • The slides will be loaded on to the laptop before the conference. It is also highly advised and recommended that you bring a backup copy of your presentation on a USB memory stick to the conference.

Questions?

Please contact Sandra McKeown sandra.mckeown[at]queensu.ca.