PRESENTATION GUIDELINES

 

Oral Presentations:

Talks are restricted to EAS-related sciences only. Speakers will be provided with a 15-minute timeslot. It is recommended that the presentation portion of your talk be limited to 10-12 minutes, reserving the last 3-5 minutes for questions. The symposium committee will strictly limit your time to 15 minutes in order to provide enough time for all speakers. A moderator will give you a five-minute, and one-minute warning.

All presentations must be in either Microsoft PowerPoint (in "standard" view, NOT "widescreen") or Adobe PDF format. You may NOT use your own computer – all PowerPoint and/or Adobe PDF files must be submitted to the organizing committee. Prior to submitting your presentation, please make sure that all fonts and images will display correctly on a PC. We may not be able to accommodate last-minute changes to your presentation.

Treat your talk as if it were being given at a professional conference. Assume the audience has a broad, scientific knowledge and is capable of understanding your complex research. Be sure to explain the highly specific details of your research as you would at any other professional conference.

Judges will be provided standardized evaluation sheets. Speakers will receive a score of 1-5 in the following categories:
Did the presentation contain interesting new data or ideas?
Was the presentation clear?
Did the presentation cover an appropriate amount of material?
Was the quality of the figures adequate and their size appropriate?
Did the author give proper credit to related work?
Did the speaker arrive at substantial conclusions?
Did the speaker follow the time limits allowing for questions?

[Rubric for Oral Presentations]

 

Poster Presentations:

Posters are restricted to EAS-related science, but the symposium is open to students pursuing such work in neighboring departments (e.g. ChBE, CEE, BIOL, etc.); though, priority for presentations will be given to EAS students if necessary.

Poster presenters can come put up their posters starting at 3pm (but can also come put them up right at 3:30pm).

Easels and poster boards (approx. 48" x 32") will be provided. You will be responsible for printing your poster. Posters can be printed using the following methods.

Reminder: EAS no longer offers poster printing as a department service.

The services below require a fee to print but can be utilized for same-day printing at a much lower price than commercial printing services.

Gatech Library Plotter: http://librarycommons.gatech.edu/multimedia.php.php

Note: To find the multimedia center, enter the library through the rotunda entrance off of Cherry street and proceed downstairs (not through the main entrance).

Gatech Paper and Clay services, Student Center: http://studentcenter.gatech.edu/seedo/paperandclay/services/Pages/default.aspx

GT Printing and Copy Service: http://www.oit.gatech.edu/rm/service/print-copy/print-and-copy-services.

Judges will be provided standardized evaluation sheets. Speakers will receive a score of 1-5 in the following categories:
Did the poster contain interesting new data or ideas?
Was the presentation of the poster clear?
Did the poster follow a coherent flux of ideas?
Was the quality of the figures adequate and the text well organized?
Did the author(s) give proper credit to related work?
Did the author(s) arrive at substantial conclusions?
Did the author give properly answers to the questions?

[Rubric for Oral Presentations]