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Location: San Diego Convention Center, Upper Level, Meeting Room 11AB

Hours:  

Thursday, May 2

Friday, May 3

Saturday, May 4  

Sunday, May 5  

Monday, May 6  

Tuesday, May 7

2:00 pm-6:00 pm  

6:30 am-6:00 pm  

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ASCRS·ASOA 2019 Presenter Instructions

If you are presenting in the ASCRS and ASOA Annual Meeting, ASCRS Refractive Day, ASCRS Glaucoma Day, Cornea Day, Industry Spotlight Theater or T&N Program, scroll down for detailed instructions by program/session type.

To Upload your presentation(s): CLICK HERE

Registration:

All ASCRS and ASOA Annual Meeting Faculty (speakers, instructors, presenting authors, moderators, panelists) are required to register for the meeting. Visit our website at http://annualmeeting.ascrs.org/ for complete registration details. Register by April 3rd to qualify for a reduced registration rate.

Speaker Registration - All ASCRS, ASOA, Industry Spotlight Theater, T&N and EyeWorld presenters, instructors, moderators and panelists may pick up your registration badges at registration located in the upper level, in the Sails Pavilion. Registration and badge pick-up will not be available in the Speaker Ready Room.

ASCRS Subspecialty Day (ASCRS Refractive Day, ASCRS Glaucoma Day and Cornea Day) Presenters

  • If you are presenting in any of the ASCRS Subspecialty Day Programs, you must upload your final presentation via remote upload by Friday, April 19.
  • All presentations must be in 16 x 9 widescreen format.
  • Presenting from your laptop will not be permitted.
  • Mandatory speaker check-in: All ASCRS Subspecialty Day Speakers will need to check in to the Speaker Ready Room (Upper Level, Room 11AB) on Thursday, May 2nd to review your presentation and video files. The Speaker Ready Room will be open 2:00-6:00 p.m. on Thursday.

NEW! ASCRS Subspecialty Day presentations that are uploaded by the Friday, April 19 deadline will be included as a PDF file available in the 2019 ASCRS Subspecialty Day App as an additional benefit to registered attendees.  

ASCRS Subspecialty Day RegistrationNEW!  ASCRS Subspecialty Day (ASCRS Refractive Day, ASCRS Glaucoma Day and Cornea Day) faculty will need to pick up their badges as they enter the ASCRS Subspecialty Day room in which they are speaking.  Badges are required for entrance.

ASCRS General Session Presenters

  • If you are presenting in an ASCRS General Session, you must upload your final presentation at least 48 hours in advance of the session:
    • Remote upload before departing for the meeting
    • Onsite upload in the Speaker Ready Room (Upper Level, Room 11AB)
  • General Session speakers must review their presentation and video files in the Speaker Ready Room, even if they have uploaded your presentation remotely.
  • Presenting from a personal laptop computer will not be permitted.
  • Your PowerPoint/Keynote presentation should be in 16:9 widescreen format.

ASCRS Symposium Presenters

  • If you are presenting in an ASCRS Symposium, you must upload your final presentation at least 24 hours in advance of the session:
    • Remote upload before departing for the meeting
    • Onsite upload in the Speaker Ready Room (Upper Level, Room 11AB)
  • We strongly recommend you review your presentation and video files in the Speaker Ready Room, even if you have uploaded your presentation remotely.
  • Presenting from a personal laptop computer will not be permitted.
  • Your PowerPoint/Keynote presentation should be in 16:9 widescreen format.

ASCRS Course Instructors and Co-Instructors

  • If you are presenting in an ASCRS Instructional Course, you are not able to upload your presentation(s) through the presentation management system/speaker ready room.  You may use your own personal laptop or the PC or MAC provided in the room.
  • If you would like to present from your own computer, there will be connection cables available in the session room.
  • If you are bringing your presentation on a USB stick and plan to use the PC or MAC provided in the session room, we recommend you review your presentation and videos in the Speaker Ready Room (Upper Level, Room 11AB) prior to your session.
  • Please format your PowerPoint/Keynote presentation in 16:9 widescreen format.

ASCRS Paper Session Presenters

  • If you are presenting in an ASCRS Paper Session, you must upload your final presentation at least 24 hours in advance of the session:
    • Remote upload before departing for the meeting
    • Onsite upload in the Speaker Ready Room (Upper Level, Room 11AB)
  • We strongly recommend you review your presentation and video files in the Speaker Ready Room, even if you have uploaded your presentation remotely.
  • Presenting from a personal laptop computer will not be permitted.
  • Please format your PowerPoint/Keynote presentation in 16:9 widescreen format.

T&N Course Presenters

  • Technicians & Nurses Course instructors and faculty are not able to upload to the presentation management system/speaker ready room and NEED to bring their presentations with them on a flash drive.
  • The following equipment will be available in each course room: presentation computer (PC and MAC) and 1 wireless slide advancer. If you are using the provided PC/MAC in the session, we strongly encourage you to review your presentation (PowerPoint/Keynote, video) in the speaker ready room (Upper Level, Room 11AB).
  • If you would like to present from your own computer, there will be connection cables available in the session room.
  • Please format your PowerPoint/Keynote presentation in 16:9 widescreen format.

ASOA Course Presenters

  • Speaker Registration: All speakers may register (if not already registered) and pick up their meeting BADGE and materials at the Speaker Registration desk located in the Sails Pavilion.  
  • ASOA Course instructors and faculty are not able to upload to the presentation management system/speaker ready room software system and NEED to bring their presentations with them on a flash drive.
  • The following equipment will be available in each course room: presentation computer (PC and MAC) and 1 wireless slide advancer. If you are using the provided PC/MAC in the session, we strongly encourage you to review your presentation (PowerPoint/Keynote, video) in the speaker ready room (Upper Level, Room 11AB).
  • If you are presenting from your own computer, there will be connection cables available in the room.

All ASOA course instructors and faculty are required to register and pay an attendee fee for the meeting.

EyeWorld Presenters

Industry Spotlight Theater

  • To facilitate transitions between speakers it’s required for all presentations to be uploaded by Monday, April 15th via remote upload. Personal laptops will not be allowed at the Industry Spotlight Theater.
  • To ensure accuracy, presenters are required to review uploaded presentations in the Speaker Ready Room (Upper Level, Room 11AB) at least 24 hours prior to the speaker’s designated presentation time.  Updates to presentations after the April 15th deadline can also be made in the Speaker Ready Room.
  • All Industry Spotlight sessions are scheduled for 30 or 60 minutes. Participating speakers are allotted 6-7 minutes unless notified by ASCRS staff. The “The Right Device is Very Nice and Small Instruments Make a Big Difference!” session presentations should be no longer than 2.5 minutes.
  • The following equipment will be available:(1) Mac and (1) Windows computer to accommodate both platforms, (1) Confidence Monitor, (1) wireless mic, (1) podium.
  • All Industry Spotlight Theater presentations are required to be in the 16 x 9 Wide Screen format. (power point size for presentation available here)
  • There will be a speaker timer on the podium.  The speaker timer will be controlled from the technician’s table.  The timer is designed to count backwards so the speaker will be able to see how much time is allotted.  There are 3 colors Green, Yellow, and Red.  Green means you should continue your presentation, yellow means you should be nearing the end of your presentation, and red means stop your presentation. Please be mindful of the time allotted for your presentation.
  • Each session speaker has been provided a set of designated questions to be answered or covered during the speaker’s presentation. If a question is not answered during the presentation, the session moderator may ask questions at the end of the presentation.