Presenter Information

Presentation Formats

30-minute Presentation 

Each 30 minute session will be paired with a complimentary 30 minute presentation within a 1 hour and 15 minute concurrent session.  The 15 minute Q&A will be for all presenters, so be mindful of the length of your presentation so that you do not run over. The two presentations will be similar to each other in topic, subject area, or content. Presenters can use technology, such as PowerPoint, to illustrate the major points of the presentation.  Each concurrent session room will have a designated moderator responsible for introducing presenters, keeping time, and moderating the Q&A.  

 

20-minute Presentation 

Each 20 minute session will be paired with two other complimentary 20 minute presentations within a 1 hour and 15 minute concurrent session.  The 15 minute Q&A will be for all presenters, so be mindful of the length of your presentation so that you do not run over.  The three presentations will be similar to each other in topic, subject area, or content. Presenters can use technology, such as PowerPoint, to illustrate the major points of the presentation.  Each concurrent session room will have a designated moderator responsible for introducing presenters, keeping time, and moderating the Q&A.  

 

Poster Presentation 

This year, the Poster Presentation and Networking Reception have been moved to Monday afternoon/evening, the first full day of the CUMU Conference, and will run concurrently in the same room. Because of this, we expect a robust and enthusiastic crowd.  

 

Presenters chosen for the poster session should prepare materials to fit in a 3.75 x 3 foot (45 x 36 inches) space that illustrates their research, idea, or project. Presenters will be assigned a poster board space in the reception room and should mount their poster and materials in advance of the session. Poster sessions operate under a "free-flowing” format as attendees will typically come-and-go.  

 

Presentation Approaches

In the program, your session will be identified based on the selected approach: 

  • Thinking Big Dialogue: What keeps you up at night? 
  • How To: What processes worked for you? 
  • Proven Programs: What are you doing right? 
Technology

Each concurrent session room will include technology for use by the presenters. The provided technology includes: 

  • Laptop 

  • Projector 

  • Remote Clicker 

Please bring your presentation on a thumb drive and plan to arrive to the presentation room a few minutes early to load it and make sure there are no issues. 

 

Developing an Effective Presentation 

If you need some tips on how to develop an effective presentation for the conference, please feel free to visit these pages: 

 

Tips for Successful Academic Paper Presentations: University of California Santa Cruz's Graduate Dean provides some suggestions for effective presentations at academic conferences. 

 

Talking the Talk: Tips on Giving a Successful Conference Presentation: The American Psychological Association (APA) offers some quick tips on how to get the most out of your conference presentation. 

 

How to Create a Research Poster: Poster Basics: NYU provides extensive tips on how to design a great research poster, including what makes a good poster, what software to use, design tips, where to find images, and how to print. 

 

Tips for Making Effective PowerPoint Presentations: The National Conference of State Legislatures has a host of resources for how to make your PowerPoint presentation stand out. 


Submit a Manuscript for the Conference Journal Issue

As a conference presenter you are invited to submit a manuscript for review for the dedicated conference issue of the Metropolitan Universities Journal. You can learn more about what guest editors are looking for and how to submit a manuscript and our editorial guidelines here. Full manuscripts must be submitted by October 26, 2016.  

   


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