MSBRF Presentation Format

Oral Presentation

  1. You will be given 15 minutes at the podium — 12 minutes will be allotted for the presentation and 3 minutes for the question/answer portion.

  2. Your presentation must be in PowerPoint format and tested for use on a PC-based system. There is no availability for Mac computer input.

  3. You must provide the MSBRF audiovisual technician your presentation on a PC formatted USB flash drive prior to the start of your session.

  4. As a courtesy to the other presenters in your assigned session, you are required to be present for the entire duration of your designated session.

  5. No personal laptops will be allowed.

  6. Each presentation will be reviewed by three separate judges.

 

Poster Presentation

  1. Poster display size is 48” (tall) by 72” (wide). Oversized poster will not be allowed.

  2. The title of the poster, name of the participant, and location at which the research was performed should appear at the top of the display in a space at least 20 cm high. THE ENTIRE TITLE SHOULD BE CAPITALIZED.

  3. Illustrations should be professionally done. Hand drawn figures are strongly discouraged.

  4. A foam poster board, easel and abstract number will be provided for your presentation by the Forum. Posters are to be attached to the boards with pushpins. The pushpins and tacks are YOUR responsibility. NO paste, glue, staples or tape are to be used.

  5. Poster set up will be on Saturday, February 22, from 9 to 10 AM. All posters must be up by 10 AM.

  6. Judges will circulate through the poster sessions during the forum. The morning session will be from 10 AM-12 PM. The afternoon session will be from 1:45-3:45 PM. Posters will be judged on their adherence to the stated guidelines, content clarity, and the ability of the researcher to handle questions. Each poster will be reviewed by three separate judges.

  7. As a courtesy to the other presenters in your assigned session, you are required to be present for the entire duration of your designated session.