Contributed paper sessions will take place daily from the afternoon of Thursday, July 25 through Sunday, July 28 at The Cliff Lodge and The Snowbird Center (The Lodge at Snowbird) of the Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort. Oral presentations that are not part of one of the symposia will be grouped by subject matter. Time limits will be strictly enforced: 15 minutes total (12 minutes for presentation and three minutes for questions). Prior to the meeting, oral presenters can submit their presentation(s) [preferably 16×9 format] by email to AV company. NOTE: Email submissions will end on Tuesday July 23. Submissions after Tuesday, July 23 will need to be delivered in person to the on-site receiving A/V room. Use the following format when naming your files:
Room name – military time – paper# – Last Name
Onsite oral presenters should submit their presentations to an Alliance AV company representative by 5:00 p.m. the day preceding their presentation. Before arriving, be prepared with the file format naming information–see above. Alliance AV company will be set up in Little Pine of The Cliff Lodge to receive presentations at the following times: Wednesday, July 24 – 1-5 p.m. and Thursday, July 25 through Saturday, July 27, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The technical coordinators available will immediately load and review presentations as they are submitted. A presenter’s memory stick or CD will be returned when the presentation has been successfully loaded. An Alliance AV representative will be present in each meeting room to monitor equipment and presentations.
Speaker Prep Rooms will be available at The Cliff Lodge. They will be equipped with computers, screens and projectors available for speakers to practice their presentations. A sign-up sheet will be posted outside each room. Speaker prep rooms are available beginning Wednesday, July 24 from 1-10 p.m.; Thursday, July 25 through Saturday July 27 from 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.; and Sunday, July 28 from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
We ask speakers to use the microphone at all times and to repeat questions from the audience to accommodate those that may be hearing impaired.
Session moderators have been designated to facilitate each session. The names of moderators are noted in the session schedule. Moderators should receive their packet of instructions when checking in at the registration desk.
AFTER MAY 1, If you plan to cancel your presentation, make an edit to your title, make a change in speakers, change in presentation dates, etc., please fill out the information HERE. If you are making a change to more than one presentation (such as a Poster and an Oral), fill out the information separately (i.e. fill out the information for the oral presentation, then on another line fill out the information for the poster presentation). Updates will be made as soon as possible and will be noted on the document when the request is completed.