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The Annual UW Undergraduate Research Symposium
Information on Presentations
Friday, May 20, 2011, 12 noon - 5 pm in Mary Gates Hall
Thanks to all for another great Symposium!
Length and Format
Visit the Presentation Tutorial for information on how to create an effective oral presentation.
Please practice and time your presentation prior to the day of the Symposium. The URP offers Presentation Practice Sessions for students who would like feedback on their presentations.
Technology for your Presentation
In each Mary Gates Hall classroom, the following will be available:
Each computer has the following resources available:
For additional needs, such as an overhead projector for transparencies or special sound equipment, place a request with the URP.
You may not use your own laptops.
If you plan to use PowerPoint, keep in mind the following:
Before the Symposium
We recommend you use AT LEAST two of the following methods to save and make your presentation accessible for the day of the Symposium. We strongly recommend that you save a back-up of your presentation on either compact disk or USB drive and another version on either File Transfer Protocol (FTP), web page or email.
On the Day of the Symposium
On Friday, May 20th, check-in at the registration table in Mary Gates Hall Commons between 8 and 11am.
You should arrive in your presentation session room at least 15 minutes prior to the presentation session start-time to download your presentation to the computer.
Accessing your Presentation
We recommend that you drag and move a copy of your presentation to the desktop for faster performance during your presentation.
Logistics of the Presentation Sessions