‍‍‍Speaker Rea‍‍‍dy Room

Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Level 1,  Room 154AB

Hours:  

Thursday April 12

Friday April 13

Saturday April 14  

Sunday ‍‍‍April 15  

Monday April 16  

Tuesday April 17

2:00 pm-6:00 pm  

6:30 am-6:00 pm  

6:30 am-6:00 pm  

6:30 am-6:00 pm  

6:30 am-6:00 pm  

6:30 am-2:00 pm

Presentation Uploads- Spea‍‍‍kers presenting in ASCRS General Sessions, Symposia, Paper Sessions, and T&N Tech Talks are required to upload and review their presentations 24 hours prior to the start of the session.

‍‍‍ASCRS·ASOA 2018 Presenter Help

SPEAKER READY

If you are presenting in the ASCRS-ASOA Annual Meeting, Cornea Day, ASCRS Glaucoma Day, ASCRS Refractive 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•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 March 29th to qualify for the Tier II registration rate.

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

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

  • If you are presenting in any of the Subspecialty Day Programs, you must upload your final presentation via remote upload by Tuesday, April 3rd.
  • All presentations must be in 16 x 9 Widescreen Format.
  • Mandatory speaker check-in:  All Cornea Day speakers will need to check in to the Speaker Ready Room (Room 154AB) on Thursday, April 12th to review your presentation and video files. The Speaker Ready Room will be open 2:00-6:00pm on Thursday.

Subspecialty Day RegistrationNEW!  All Faculty for Cornea Day, ASCRS Glaucoma Day and ASCRS Refractive Day will have their badges delivered to their hotel room‍‍‍.  B‍‍‍adges are required for entrance into the Subspecialty Day Meeting Rooms. If you forget your badge, you will need to pick up a new one at registration.

‍‍‍ASCRS General Session Presenters

  • If you are presenting in an ASCRS General 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 (Room 154AB)
  • 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.

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 (Room 154AB)
  • 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.

ASCRS Course Instructors and Presenters

  • If you are presenting in an ASCRS Instructional Course, you are not able to upload your presentation(s) in advance.
  • 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 (Room 154AB) 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:
  • 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 4:3 standard screen format.

T&N Course Presenters

  • If you are presenting in a Technicians & Nurses course, you are not able to upload your presentation(s) in advance.
  • 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 (Room 154AB) prior to your session.
  • Please format your PowerPoint/Keynote presentation in 4:3 standard screen format.

T&N Tech Talks 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 (Room 154AB)
  • 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 4:3 standard screen 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 East Salon, Level 1, W.E.W.C.C.
  • ASOA Course instructors and faculty are not uploading to the AV 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 (Meeting Room Level, 154AB).
  • 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 March 28th 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 (Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Level 1, Room 154AB) at least 24 hours in advance of their participating session.
  • All Industry Spotlight sessions are scheduled for 60 minutes. Participating speakers are allotted 6-7 minutes unless notified by ASCRS staff.
  • 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.