Presenter Resources

Questions?

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

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

Thank you for participating in the 2018 PDW and RPS Residency Education Symposium!

All presenters are responsible for their own travel, hotel, and registration arrangements. Honorariums are not available for this symposium. Registration is open! The housing deadline is February 20.


Important Dates

Feb 9, 2018

December 6, 2017

Workshop Presenters

The following audio/visual equipment is provided in each room:

  • Laptop with wired internet with final version of your presentation
  • Wireless internet for attendees
  • Lavaliere microphone
  • LCD projector and screen

Please note:

House sound and flip chart/markers are available if requested by February 9. (Cannot be requested on-site.)

CME Policy prohibits the updating of presentations once submitted to AAFP. Staff will not be able to update presentations online or in the app.

Your workshop session should not exceed 60 minutes. Please manage the timing of your presentation and audience questions accordingly.

AES Workshops

Through the app, the Audience Engagement System (AES) will allow:

  • Presenters to "poll" the audience.
  • Audience to ask questions.
  • Audience to "like" questions increasing their priority.

AES is available if requested by October 20. (Cannot be requested on-site.)

Several files are available to help you understand and use the AAFP Audience Engagement System (AES) and help you create good poll questions for your presentation.

Important Dates

Feb 9, 2018

December 6, 2017

Innovation Showcase Presenters

  • The showcase will feature ten presenters, each of whom will give a 5 minute presentation.
  • Questions from the audience will be delayed until all presentations are complete.
  • Showcase presenters will present in alphabetical order as shown in the PDW and RPS symposium program and app.
  • Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the Showcase begins to meet with the moderator and review seating assignments and presentation logistics.
  • You will have a podium on which you may place notes.
  • The audio/visual representative will control your presentation slide.
  • You will have no more than 5 minutes for your presentation.
  • A timer will be provided and will notify you when your 5 minutes have expired.

Please follow these guidelines when presenting your innovation:

  • State your name, program, and location.
  • Explain the problem/issue your subject addresses.
  • Describe how your actions address the problem/issue.
  • List the outcomes of the actions.
  • Share your assessment of the actions: what worked well; changes you would make, and suggestions for others.
  • Be energized and "sell" your idea.
  • Be prepared to field challenging questions from an interested, but possibly skeptical, audience.
  • Rehearse your presentation to ensure you will not exceed 5 minutes.

CME Policy prohibits the updating of presentations once submitted to AAFP. Staff will not be able to update presentations online or in the app.


Important Dates

Feb 9, 2018

  • Electronic poster file

December 6, 2017

Poster Presenters

  • An electronic file of your poster is required with these specifications:
    • the art file should be created and submitted to a size of 36"x48" or 48"x36"
    • submit your poster as a PDF file
  • 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.
  • Please staff your poster and answer questions from symposium attendees during the Luncheception – Sunday, March 25, 2018, 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. You may also staff your poster during the symposium breaks.
  • If you would like to keep your poster, please remove it on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, between 11:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Otherwise, it will be discarded. Posters will not be shipped back to presenters.