Speakers Information

Speaker Registration

A minimum of one-day registration is required for all contributed/poster presenters and member invited speakers. All presenters must be registered by Thursday, May 28, otherwise your abstract will not be included in the program.

Talk Times

Invited papers are given 25 minutes with 5 minutes for discussion. Contributed papers are 8 minutes in duration with 2 minutes for discussion. Discussion is often vital to work presented, and these times will be strictly adhered to.

Audio Visual Equipment

AAPT will provide a LCD projector w/sound for video and a microphone in each session room. Laptops will not be provided in the session rooms. If you are not able to bring your own laptop, please check with the session organizer to make other arrangements. It is important to arrive to the session room at least 10 minutes in advance to either load your presentation onto another presenter's laptop or hookup your own.


We ask that you only request the use of the internet if it is absolutely imperative to your presentation. If you are able to work around a live connection it would be appreciated. All request must be made in advance (requests may be denied).

Video Conferencing

AAPT will not be responsible for or provide the necessary equipment for Skype sessions or any type of video conferencing at the national meetings. We require that all speakers be present to give their presentations.

MAC Users

MAC users please be sure to have the proper connections cables.

 Archiving Presentations

AAPT would like to collect and archive all presentations from the winter and summer meetings. Please forward a copy of your presentation to webmaster@aapt.org.

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