Presenter Guidelines and Policies

Presenter Guidelines and Policies:

Compliance with the Speaker Guidelines and Attestation is required for all participants of ASRS Continuing Medical Education Activities.

Building Your Presentation
The General Session room will be using computers and projectors configured for 1280 x 720 resolution - a 16:9 widescreen format. Converting your PowerPoint presentation will help ensure that little, if any, editing will need to be done on-site. See tips to convert your presentation for Windows and MAC users. 

Uploading live presentations and e-posters:
As a presenter at ASRS Annual Meeting, you are requested to upload your presentation, paper on demand, course on demand, and/or electronic poster to a protected media server, hosted on behalf of ASRS by its onsite media vendor, Ovation, Inc. Prior to the meeting, you will receive instructions directly from Ovation with upload instructions. Lead authors should contact concierge@ovationevents.com for upload instructions and/or technical assistance. 

Helpful hints for developing presentations and posters:

NOTE: upon acceptance of an invitation to present a paper, poster, paper on demand (POD), or course, you are committed to register and attend the meeting. 

 Financial and Study Disclosure PowerPoint Slides

Presenters are required to disclose both verbally and on the first presentation slide whether or not they have financial relationships with ACCME-defined commercial interests. (A commercial interest, as defined by the ACCME, is any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interests.) Download sample PowerPoint slide for financial disclosures. 

The National Faculty Education Initiative (NFEI) provides online training on the differences between Certified CME and Promotional Activities: http://www.nfeinitiative.org/. NFEI, developed by the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions and the Society for Academic CME, addresses the pressing need to make sure that faculty conflicts of interest are resolved when teaching in or authoring certified CME activities. This program will help faculty differentiate between requirements for certified CME activities and those for industry-sponsored promotional activities, the most notable being that certified CME must be current, evidence-based and presented in an objective, balanced manner. NFEI is a free resource to support the CME faculty community. 

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