Lightning Talks

Lightning Talks

 

What to Expect 

  • FORMAT:  Zoom Webinar / Live Lightning Talk (quick summary followed by discussion Q&A)

  • You will receive an email from an address that looks like this AMS25Producer <no-reply@zoom.us> (please note that the number in the address may vary - we suggest you search your email for "no-reply@zoom.us") with an invite and link to join the Zoom Webinar as a speaker. If you do not receive your link links 72 hours before your session begins, please reach out. Please accept that invitation to confirm receipt. Join your session via this link 20 minutes before it is scheduled to begin (not through the virtual meeting platform) so that you can answer audience questions during your presentation. If you cannot find the email with your link to join Zoom Webinar, please email amsvirtual@projection.com

What to Prepare

  • Summary Slide

  • Pre-recorded Homework Video File

    • Upload in Presenter Zone by 3 January. This recording of you giving your full presentation should be no longer than 15 minutes. 

    • File Size Max: 1.5 GB

    • File Types Accepted: MP4

    • Video Resolution: 480p, 720p, 1080p. Videos will be scaled to 720p.

    • Looking for tips on creating your video file? See our Speaker Tips for Presenting Virtually

  • Extended Abstract (Optional)

    • Due: 15 February 2021 

    • Instructions can be found here

Please Note

  • Presenters who have not uploaded their files by 11:59pm EST on 3 January and who have not registered by 8 January will be withdrawn from the Annual Meeting. 

  • You received an email on Tuesday, 15 December from AMS101@ametsoc.org with a link to login to Presenter Zone to view your presentation details and upload your Summary Slide and Prerecorded Homework Video File. If you have not received this email, please contact AMS101@ametsoc.org.

  • For a tutorial on how to use Presenter Zone, please watch our Lightning Speaker Tutorial Video.

  • Please mark your calendar for the Live Speaker/Session Chair/Volunteer Training for Lightning Sessions that will take place 5 January. Look out for the Zoom Webinar invite link in your email.

  • For tips on preparing for your live session, using zoom webinar, preparing your slides and recording your video files, please see our Speaker Tips for Presenting Virtually 

  • The deadline to upload an Extended Abstract is 15 February.

Resources

speaker information video

Lightning Speaker Tutorial Video

Speaker Tips for Presenting Virtually For tips on preparing for your live session, using zoom webinar, preparing your slides and recording your video files, please see our Speaker Tips for Presenting Virtually.

Download Microsoft PowerPoint Summary Slide Template

Download Apple Keynote Summary Slide Template 

101Annual Virtual Background