Important Information for 2015 #SMSociety Presenters

SMS_LOGOThis post contains important information for conference presenters.

Conference Program

  • Please review the Conference Program and note the time of your session:

http://socialmediaandsociety.org/2015-schedule/

If you are presenting a PAPER at the conference, please

  • Bring your slides on a USB key (also have a backup copy somewhere online), we will have a Window computer (with Internet access) and projector available for your use.
  • If you are presenting a WIP paper, you will have a total of 15 min for your presentation (10 for slides/talk + 5 min for Q&A)
  • If you are presenting a full paper, you will have a total of 20 min for your presentation (15 for slides/talk + 5 min for Q&A)
  • Remember the Rule of Thumb: ~1 slide per min. Also, here is the link to a helpful post on “How to Give a Fabulous Academic Presentation: Five Tips to Follow” http://getalifephd.blogspot.ca/2011/04/how-to-give-fabulous-academic.html

If you are on a PANEL, please

  • Coordinate panel introductions, moderation, content and format with your fellow panelists before the conference.
  • You and your fellow panelists will have a total of 1 hour.

If you are presenting a POSTER, please note:

Authors’/Announcements Table

  • We will have a table setup by the registration desk to feature any books, flyers about recently published books or upcoming events relevant to the conference theme. If you have flyers about your recently published work or social media-related event that you would like to promote, please feel free to bring copies along and leave on the authors’ table.
  • Also, if you are a book author and would like to give away a copy of your book as part of the Best Poster Award prizes, please let us know.

We look forward to meeting you.  Safe travels!

#SMSociety15 Organizing Committee

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