Presentation Guide

ORAL PRESENTATIONS

PRESENTATION LENGTH

The time allotment for the presentation is fifteen minutes including questions.  Adherence to this time schedule is critical, so you are asked to submit your presentation by email in advance (see Submission Deadline below). Your presentation will be preloaded for you onto the laptop in the room of your scheduled presentation. 

TYPES OF ORAL PRESENTATIONS

Oral presentations may take one of the following two forms:

Study: Include: Introduction (review of the literature and the study purpose/rationale); Methods (description of subjects, study design, procedures, measures, and how the data was analyzed); Results (key study findings and level of statistical significance); and Conclusions (implications of findings and future directions for research).
Case Report: Include: Background (the importance of the subject matter and specific purpose of the report); Case (a summary of pertinent features of the clinical findings, laboratory abnormalities, treatment and outcome); and Conclusion (a summary of principal findings, uniqueness of case, and relevance to clinical practice).

 

SUBMISSION DEADLINE

Before midnight on Monday, May 1st, 2017, presentations should be prepared as written below and emailed to: researchforum@msufame.msu.edu

  1. Files must be saved in a ".PPT" format of Microsoft PowerPoint version 2010 or earlier only.
  2. Make sure when naming the file to save it by first author's last name and first name, i.e, John Smith's presentation should be "Smith-John.PPT". For authors with multiple presentations, include a "-1", "-2", etc. after the first name, i.e., "Smith-John-2.PPT".
  3. Save your final presentation on a USB memory stick or CD-ROM as backup and remember to bring it with you on the day of the event.

If you are unable to submit your presentation prior to the deadline, please make sure that you have your presentation on a USB flash drive that can be uploaded to the laptop used in the room for your presentation before 8:00 am.

GENERAL GUIDLINES

Suggestions for a successful oral presentation:

  • Color graphics, photographs and/or diagrams are not only visually appealing - but aid the audience in understanding your study or case report.
  • Be well prepared. (Practice. Practice. Practice!) Do not include all of your narrative on your slides (use bulleted statements).
  • Maintain eye contact and good posture.
  • Avoid speaking too quickly. Voice inflections help to enhance your presentation.
  • Handouts may help to engage your audience. Handouts should be given to the room moderators for audience distribution.

 

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

POSTER SIZE & SPECIFICATIONS

For a poster presentation, you must submit a poster that can be displayed on an exhibition board within a 4' x 4' space. Any poster that exceeds the space noted will not be displayed or judged. Posters must be of professional quality.

TYPES OF POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Poster presentations must be one of the following two forms:

Study: Include: Introduction (review of the literature and the study purpose/rationale); Methods (description of subjects, study design, procedures, meausres, and how the data were analyzed); Results (key study findings and level of statistical significance); and Conclusions (implications of findings and future directions for research).
Case Report: Include: Background (the importance of the subject matter and specific purpose of the report); Case (a summary of pertinent features of the clinical findings, laboratory abnormalities, treatment and outcome); and Conclusion (a summary of principal findings, uniqueness of case, and relevance to clinical practice).

 

SUBMISSION DEADLINE

Contact your Research Department for details.

GENERAL GUIDELINES

Suggestions for a successful poster presentation:

  • Multiple color graphics, photographs, and/or diagrams are strongly recommended since a poster presentation is a visual medium.
  • Limit the narrative component (most viewers devote only 5 minutes or less to read or scan selected posters).
  • The use of bulleted statements or highlighted text (i.e., bolded, bordered, enlarged, etc. ) is very effective.
  • Be available during judging times (8 AM - 10 AM) and viewing times (8 AM - 12 PM) to answer possible questions from interested viewers and judges.

All sponsorships and general donations are acknowledged at the Forum and on this website.

Sponsorship Options

Emerald - $1,500: Lunch & Afternoon Winners Ceremony Sponsor
Platinum - $1,000: Reception & Evening Winners Ceremony Sponsor
Gold - $500: Continental Breakfast Sponsor or 1st Place Winner Sponsor (Choice of 1: Best Case Oral, Best Case Poster, Best Study Oral, Best Study Poster)
Silver - $250: Break Sponsor or 2nd Place Winner Sponsor (Choice of 1: Best Case Oral, Best Case Poster, Best Study Oral, Best Study Poster)
Bronze - $150: Sponsor of a Specialty Award

The above sponsorships also include:

  • Logo placement on Forum Signage and Presentation
  • Optional Ads in Forum Program

Friends of msufame - $100 or below: Forum Sponsor

Additional Opportunities

  • Advertising in Forum Program
  • Exhibitor Space
  • General Donations accepted

Research Forum Sponsors

Thank you to our 2017 Sponsors!

Emerald Sponsors:

  • Genesys Regional Medical Center
  • Hurley Medical Center
  • McLaren - Flint

Platinum Sponsor:

  • Abd Alghanem MD

Gold Sponsors:

Silver Sponsors:

     

Bronze Sponsors:

  • Complete Eye Center
  • Charles Husson DO
  • Joeseph A. Kingsbury DO
  • William LO MD
  • Raouf A. Mikhail MD

Friends of MSU/FAME

  • Mostafa Abuzeid MD
  • Dr. & Mrs. Edwin Gullekson
  • Peter Jarmosevich MBA
  • Michael A. Kia DO
  • Sylvia Kosciolek MD
  • Paul Lazar MD
  • Cecilia Lopez MD
  • Dr. Mrs. Berton Mathias
  • Barbara Mercer MD
  • Jarrod Miller BS
  • John Molidor PhD
  • Ureddi Mullangi MD
  • Singh & Arora
     

Exhibitors: