Speaker Resources

Thank you for participating in the 2015 PDW and RPS Residency Education Symposium! We appreciate your partnership in making this year’s conference a success.

All speakers are responsible for their own travel, hotel, and registration arrangements. Honorariums are not available for these conferences.

Important Dates

Workshop Due Dates

November 14, 2014 – Completed Speaker Agreement
January 16, 2015 – Co-speakers – Consent Forms(1 page DOCX)
January 16, 2015 – Presentation slides on the PDW and RPS PowerPoint Template(2 page PPT)
January 16, 2015 – House Sound request

Innovation Showcase Due Dates

November 14, 2014 – Completed Speaker Agreement
January 16, 2015 – One presentation slide on the PDW and RPS PowerPoint Template(2 page PPT)

Poster Due Dates

November 14, 2014 – Completed Poster Acceptance Form
January 16, 2015 – Electronic Poster file

NOTE: Presentations and Posters cannot be revised after submission.


Contact RPS/PDW staff by email at pdw-rps@aafp.org or call (800) 274-2237:

  • Cristin Estes, ext. 6708
  • Susan Quigg, ext. 6705

Workshop Presenters

Applies to all PDW and RPS workshops

  • The Speaker Agreement emailed to primary speakers indicates the date and time of your presentation. Be sure to check this information, sign, and date the agreement and return it to pdw-rps@aafp.org.
  • Request house sound, if needed, when the presentation slides are submitted. House sound cannot be requested on-site.
  • Laptops are NOT provided for speakers.
    • If you use a Mac, a Mac adaptor (provided by you) is required to connect to the LCG projector.
  • Wireless Internet is available in all meeting rooms.
  • The following audio / visual equipment is provided in each room:
    • Lavaliere microphone
    • LCD projector and screen
    • Flip chart and markers
    • Speaker podium
      If you requested house sound, it will also be in your room. If your requested house sound and it is not available, let an AAFP or audio / visual staff person know immediately. Equipment not previously ordered is not available.
  • Your workshop session should not exceed 60 minutes.

Innovation Showcase Speakers

  • The Innovation Showcase discussion forum is held on Monday, March 30, 2015, from 8:00 to 10:15 a.m. This is an unopposed time slot dedicated to the Innovation Showcase.
  • This discussion forum features ten speakers, each having ten minutes to present their innovation.
  • Questions from the audience will be delayed until all presentations are complete. This allows approximately 30 minutes for questions.
  • You will have a podium on which you may place notes.
  • You will have no more than ten minutes for your Innovation Showcase presentation.
    • A timer will be provided and will notify you when your ten minutes have expired.
    • At the end of your ten minutes, your microphone will be shut off.
  • One presentation slide on the PDW and RPS PowerPoint template is required and must be submitted by Friday, January 16, 2015.


  • Posters will be printed by the AAFP and displayed on easels. You do not need to bring your Poster. Printed Poster size is three feet by four feet.
  • Dedicated time for you to staff your Poster and answer questions from conference attendees is Sunday, March 29, 2015, from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.