Guidelines for Presenters

Electronic Presentations

A laptop computer and projector will be available for PowerPoint presentations. Bring your material on a memory stick. An assistant will help you load your presentation before the morning or the afternoon session, depending on when you are scheduled. For best results in building your electronic presentation, follow the ProjectionNet guidelines at

Be aware that visuals are best seen when there is maximum contrast between the type and background. For hints on graphics, and presentations in general, please see Scientifically Speaking at the Oceanography Society website (

Oral Presentations

Poster Presentations

Poster Session

Poster Size and Display

Poster Format

Poster Hints