Information for Authors

Dress for the Meeting

Business, Casual, or Aloha attire.

Format of Presentations:

Paper sessions will consist of three to four presentations in a 90 minute session.  The session will be divided equally between the presenters.

Workshop presenters will be given the full 90 minute session.

Panel sessions will last 90 minutes and it is the presenters’ choice how that time is split between panelists.

Poster sessions will last 90 minutes and consist of a large group of presenters.  Poster sessions allow attendees to speak with the presenters on a one-to-one basis.  If you are scheduled for a poster session, the following supplies will be provided to present your research on:

  • Easel
  • Tri-fold display board (48 x 36 inches)
  • Markers
  • Push pins
  • Tape
  • Round table
  • Chairs

Equipment that will be provided by the conference and setup in all presentation rooms: (excluding poster sessions):

  • Laptop Computer (Please see notes below regarding the laptops)***
  • LCD Data Projector (with screen)
  • VCR/DVD Combination Player (also plays audio CD’s)
  • Overhead Transparency Projector (must provide own transparencies)

 *** The laptops will accept CD-ROMs, DVD’s, and USB “Flash” drives.  However, they ARE NOT equipped with floppy disk drives.  If you have your presentation on a floppy disk, please visit the registration desk and we will transfer the files onto a CD-ROM or USB Flash Drive for you.  Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, and Excel are installed on each laptop for your convenience.  We will not be able to install any special software that your presentation may require.  However, if you brought your own laptop, you may use it instead of the one that is provided.

Limited equipment available on a sign-out basis:

  • Slide Projectors (These may be reserved at the registration desk).