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Use the Conference PowerPoint Template

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Standard (4:3)

Wide Screen (16:9)

 

Preparing Your Virtual Presentation

Preparing for Your On-Demand Presentation

30-Minute Presentation

Presentation times are strictly limited as noted above. Presenters will be responsible for creating a recorded, narrated PowerPoint that will then be available for viewing on the conference platform. If you are more comfortable and prefer to use another program such as Zoom, WebEx, etc. that would be acceptable as long as the program used can save the file as an MP4.

How to Record Your Presentation with PowerPoint

  1. Use either one of these provided PowerPoint templates Standard (4:3) or Wide Screen (16:9).
  2. Record a narrated PowerPoint in a quiet, uncluttered environment (video narration is optional).
  3. Save your file as a .pptx (for your records).
  4. Export your file as an .mp4 (when choosing video quality, please select Internet Quality).
  5. File should be named: submission ID #_video (i.e. 4567_video.mp4)

Resources to Create a Narrated PowerPoint

  1. Record a Slide Show With Narration
  2. Making a PowerPoint Video Presentation© American Academy of PAs. Used with permission.

Handouts

All handouts associated with your presentation should be saved as a single PDF file and named submission ID #_handout.pdf - (i.e. 4567_handout.pdf).

NOTE: All presentations will be pre-recorded and available to attendees to view at their own convenience on-demand. On-demand presentations will be available during and up to 3 weeks following the virtual conference September 13-15, 2021. There will be a comment section under each video presentation for viewers to leave comments/questions and for the presenter to comment/reply.

Preparing Your Poster Presentations:

All poster presentations will include a visual of the poster, abstract, and optional 10 minute video recording.

How to Create Your Poster Presentation for optimal online viewing:

  1. Create your poster with PowerPoint
    1. Your document should be 12" x 9"
    2. No font size smaller than 12 pt should be used
    3. Don’t use small graphics or charts
    4. If you want to share a lot of data, information, and/or small graphics we recommend you use a QR code on the poster for attendees to access this additional information. Or you can include any additional data, resources, etc as a PDF handout and note on your poster “for additional information see handout”
  2. Save the file for your records
  3. Export the file as a .jpg or .png to send to STFM
  4. File should be named: submission ID #_poster (i.e. 4567_poster.png)
  5. Record 10-minute presentation video about your poster project (Optional)
  6. Upload your video to YouTube
  7. How-to resource for uploading a video to YouTube: Upload videos - YouTube Help
  8. Link for YouTube video should be for embedded link - similar to https://www.youtube.com/embed/xxxxxx
  9. See https://wpexplorer-themes.com/total/docs/get-embed-urllink-youtube-video/for how to get the embed link
  10. Supplemental Handout (Optional)
    1. All handouts associated with your presentation should be saved as a single PDF file and named submission ID #_handout.pdf - (i.e. 4567_handout.pdf).

 

Session Formats

Lecture—60 minutes
Purpose: To provide a forum for focused didactic presentation and discussion of a completed clinical, research, administrative, or education project with outcomes and/or results.
Time: 60 minutes (50-minute presentation, 10 minutes of discussion/response).

Lecture—30 minutes
Purpose: To provide a forum for focused didactic presentation and discussion of an in-progress clinical, research, administrative, or education project with preliminary data and/or expected results.
Time: 30 minutes (20-minute presentation, 10 minutes of discussion/response).

Preconference Workshop
Purpose: To present high-quality, interactive sessions that require more time than the regular conference format allows. Space is very limited. STFM will charge a registration fee to help cover the costs of materials, audio/visual equipment, room rental, administration, and refreshments.
Time: 4-8 hours.

Poster—Completed Projects
Purpose: To provide an opportunity for one-on-one discussion of a presenter’s completed project in education, process of care, patient-oriented outcomes, and quality of care studies. Completed posters require Purpose, Methods, Results, Conclusions (Distribution of handouts is encouraged; audiovisual equipment not provided).
Time: 1 hour staffing your poster during dedicated time; posters will be on display one full day (including refreshment breaks).

Poster—Work In Progress Projects
Purpose: To provide an opportunity for one-on-one discussion of a presenter’s work-in-progress project related to teaching, education, curricular or clinical intervention, management innovation, or quality improvement. (Distribution of handouts is encouraged; audiovisual equipment not provided).
Time: 1 hour staffing your poster during dedicated time; posters will be on display one full day (including refreshment breaks).

Poster—Student and Resident Projects
Purpose: To provide an opportunity for one-on-one discussion of a presenter’s work in progress project related to teaching, education, curricular or clinical intervention, management innovation, or quality improvement. (Distribution of handouts is encouraged; audiovisual equipment not provided).
Time: 1 hour staffing your poster during dedicated time; posters will be on display one full day (including refreshment breaks).

Scholarly Topic Roundtable Discussion
Purpose: A roundtable presentation wherein 10 participants share ideas, experiences, or projects pertinent to family medicine education, clinical care, research, or management. This presentation occurs in small group format, scheduled concurrently with other presentations during the continental breakfast in the general session ballroom.   
Time: 50 minutes (including breakfast)   

Seminar
Purpose: To give practical information and methods to enhance practice improvement through health information and patient education efforts. Seminars should include a combination of presentation and active involvement of participants.
Time: 90 minutes