Abstract submission is now CLOSED. Those who submitted an abstract will be informed on its status by 9/26.
Below are guidelines for Oral & Poster presenters. Please contact
mscar-abstracts@atmos.illinois.edu if you have questions.


Oral Presenter Guidelines

  • PowerPoint or PDF format
  • Presentations should be set to a layout of 4:3 (default is 16:9) 
  • Each presentation is 15 minutes in length- 12 minutes for the presentation and 3 minutes for questions
    ** This will be strictly enforced in order to stay on schedule
  • Test your graphics and animations beforehand 
  • Bring your presentation to the conference on a flash drive 
  • Your presentation needs to be uploaded at the presenter's table (next to check-in) at least 30 minutes before the start of your session
  • When we upload your presentation we will do a quick check to make sure everything is working 
  • We will provide:
    • Laptop with uploaded presentations for all sessions (see above for instructions on uploading your presentation) 
    • Connection from laptop to projector 
    • Laser pointer
    • Microphone

Poster Presenter Guidelines

  • Posters for all sessions will be during the poster session on Saturday, October 7th from 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
  • Maximum size we can accommodate is 4' x 3' (landscape)
  • Push pins to hang posters will be provided
  • Please hang your poster on the board with the corresponding number that you were assigned
  • Poster set-up will occur from 8 am - 12 pm on Saturday, October 7th
  • Poster take down is anytime after the poster session
    ** Any poster left after 11:30 am Sunday will be recycled
  • Be sure that your poster is printed before arriving- we don't have a way to print posters for you
  • You are not required to stand by your poster the entire time