Presenter Resources

Presentation Resources

Audiovisual Equipment

  • PC and LCD projector with Powerpoint, Adobe Acrobat, and Media Player will be available for presenter use.
  • Please save powerpoint presentations in a format that can be used by PCs.

Oral Presentations: Conference Preparation and Attendance

  • Please check the posted  SPARC program for the time of your talk.
  • At least 1 day prior to the conference, email any powerpoint or other presentation files to Dr. Altovise Rogers (altovise.rogers@sjsu.edu).
    • Please save your powerpoint presentation in a format that can be used by PCs.
    • Bring a copy of your presentation on flashdrive or CD to the conference as a backup file.
  • At least 30 minutes prior to your talk, please check-in at the Psi Chi table outside of the Loma Prieta conference room (Student Union, 2nd floor) and pickup a name tag.
  • Oral presentations will be 12 - 15 minutes long followed by a 5 minute question and answer period.
    • Timers at the front of the audience will signal speakers about the time remaining (e.g., "3 minutes left" and "Wrap Up”)
    • The schedule is full, so if you arrive late to for your time slot, we may have to cancel your talk.

Poster Presentations: Conference Preparation and Attendance

  • Please check the posted SPARC program for the time of the poster session.
  • Posters will be mounted on 5'10" (1.75 m) wide and 3'10" (1.15 m) high corkboards or similar display boards.
    • Table-top or self-standing poster boards cannot be accommodated.
    • Pushpins will be provided.
    • A few copies of your poster or a sign-up sheet for viewers interested in getting a copy of your research is recommended.
  • Prior to the poster session, please check-in at the Psi Chi table outside of the Loma Prieta conference room (Student Union, 2nd floor) and pickup a name tag.
  • Please wait until the conclusion of the all the morning oral presentations before hanging your materials (i.e., do not post materials during an oral presentation).
  • Authors should be present during the entire poster session (~1 hours).
  • Authors may elect to leave posters up until the end of the conference (4:30) or take them down at the conclusion of the poster session.