Poster and Oral Presentation Information

Stay Tuned for additional presentation instructions for CRWAD 2018!

NOTE: All presenters must be registered for the meeting on the day of their presentation and are required to wear name badges during their presentations.


  • Poster Session I: Sunday, Dec 2, 6:30-8:30 pm

  • Poster Session II: Monday, Dec 3, 5:45-8:00 pm

Poster boards will be available for poster mounting by 1 pm Sunday; please make sure to mount your posters before 6:30 pm. Please remove your posters by 10:00 am the following morning.  

  • Additional Instructions:

    • Posters can be no larger than 4 ft tall x 4 ft wide.

    • Poster presenters must furnish their own tacks.

    • Presenters entered in graduate student competitions must be available at their posters so that they can be interviewed by judges; failure to attend your poster will necessitate removal from the competition.

  • NEW FOR 2018: CRWAD is partnering with to provide discounted poster printing with free shipping to the conference site: 


  • Speakers should contact moderators in advance of their session so they will know you are present in the room.
  • Audio Visual Aids:
    • Lectern microphone, laser pointer, computer, and a digital projector will be provided in each room.
    • Presenters must provide PowerPoint or Adobe PDF files to the sessions organizers PRIOR to the day of your presentation; specific logistical details will be provided soon regarding how to share your files.
  •  Timing:
    • Standard oral presentations 15 minutes long (in total). This includes 10–12 minutes to present their research, and 3–5 minutes for interactive discussion.
    • Keynote presentations are 45 minute long (in total), including 35–40 minutes for formal presentation, and 5–10 minutes for interactive discussion.
    • Other special presentations should adhere to the time allotted in the program.
    • Presentation schedules will be strictly maintained. If a presentation is not completed in the allotted time, the moderator will stop the presentation.