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NCUR 2021 @Home Presenter Resources

The following information outlines a timeline and provides resources for those accepted oral, poster, performing arts, and gallery art presenters. If you have any questions pertaining to the information below, please email NCUR@CUR.org.

Deadline/Date Item
Poster & Gallery Art 
NCUR Access for Upload
March 22, 2021
Poster & Gallery Art 
NCUR Upload Deadline
March 31, 2021 | 11:59 PM ET
Oral & Performing Arts
Presenter Upload**
April 7-9, 2021
NCUR Event April 12 - 14, 2021


**Oral and Performing Arts presenters are able to upload their presentation information in their presenter room five days before their presentation.
This window begins on April 7, 2021. Please note that it is five days prior based on the date on which you will be presenting.


Oral and Performing Arts presentations:

  • Each student will be placed in a group with 1-2 other presenters during a 60-minute time slot. Each presenter will be given 15 minutes for presenting and 5 minutes for question and answer, for a total of 20 minutes. Your order of presenting is depicted by the order of your names show in the agenda under the session detail. View here. 
  • Your presentation will be given a number ranging from 100-1144. This number will have been given to you in an email on February 23, 2021. Please use this number when choosing which training to attend. 
  • Training materials to review:
  • Dates and Deadlines to note:
    • On March 15, 2021, you will receive an access email to the NCUR 2021 @Home testing site. This will be your continued access point before, during, and after the conference. It will be open for you to experience what the site will look like, how it will be set up, and practice the training you received the week prior. This testing site will be open March 15 - 19, 2021. We strongly encourage you to utilize this time to become familiar with your surroundings. Anything that you do during this time will be wiped clean on March 19, 2021. 
    • Five days before your scheduled session's start, you will be instructed to pre-load your materials outlined below. 
    • On the day of your scheduled presentation, please arrive in your session room 30 minutes early to double check that your materials are in place and to coordinate with other presenters in your session.
  • Materials Needed to Pre-load:
    • NCUR 2021 @Home PowerPoint template
    • [Oral Presenters] You will be delivering your presentation live during your scheduled timeslot, but you can preload PowerPoint presentation (ppt, pptx only) or image files to support your live presentation.
    • [Performing Arts Presenters] You have the option to pre-record your performing arts piece as part of your presentation. Here are instructions on how to pre-record using PPT or Zoom. Your pre-recorded presentation should be five minutes or less. You will be prompted to load this video in the system five days prior to your presentation. Use the above PPT to finish preparing the oral part of your presentation. 
    • Profile Needs: 
      • Once logged into the site, add your profile picture and make sure your profile information is correct. Please complete any missing information. Please note that your abstract will be found within your bio. 

 

Posters and Gallery Art presentations:

  • If you are scheduled in the same time slot for more than one poster, you need to choose one of the following:
    • Identify a co-presenter to lead the room for you.
    • Post office hours within your booth by splitting times between your two posters. Instructions for doing so will be provided in the Poster and Gallery Art Training. 
  • Each live poster meeting room is limited to four participants maximum at any given time. Each on-demand poster viewing room and chat is available continuously for an unlimited number of participants. 
  • Your poster or gallery art presentation will be given a number ranging from 2000-7170. This number will have been given to you in an email on February 24, 2021. 
  • Training materials to review:
  • Dates and Deadlines to note:
    • On March 22, 2021, you will receive an access email to the NCUR 2021 @Home site. You will be prompted to start uploading your materials and updating your profile. Please make sure to look around the site and become familiar with your surroundings. 
      • Please note that only the lead presenter will be able to upload materials. Any co-presenters will be automatically assigned to your poster or gallery art viewing room. These co-presenters will still need to set up a personal profile and will be able to see the dashboard and your posters, but will not be able to edit the creative aspects of your room designs. 
    • March 31, 2021 at 11:59 PM ET will be the last day to upload all of your materials to the NCUR 2021 @Home site.  
  • Materials Needed to Pre-load:
    • The following will appear as a checklist within your room's dashboard. Once something is uploaded, it will display as completed. 
      • Gallery Art Presenters Only: Thumbnail Photo (311 x 305 px) This will be the background tile that is shown in conjunction with your gallery art title, name, and category on the poster directory page. 
      • Welcome media: several options
        • ‚Äč You may pre-record a presentation starting with a picture of your full poster or gallery art image, followed by a five minute or less discussion of your research. This will be used as the teaser for those viewing your on-demand viewing room. You will then need to post your video as unlisted on your YouTube, Wistia, or Vimeo account and include it as an embed link in the platform. Please use the NCUR 2021 @Home PowerPoint template for your presentation. View instructions on how to pre-record using PPT or Zoom.
        • You may post a static image of your poster.
        • You may post a slideshow, but it must be saved as a .PDF file (.ppt, .pptx are not accepted in the Welcome Media section)
      • Custom Links (up to 3): Links to external websites or resources.
      • Downloadable Resources (up to 3): Downloadable content such as a larger version of your poster, etc. These need to be PDF or JPEG/PNG.
      • Custom Text (Word limit = 1200 words): This will be where you upload your abstract.
      • Private Meeting Room - This can hold up to 70 people (including the presenter and co-presenters.)
    • Profile Needs: 
      • Once logged into the site, add your profile picture and make sure your profile information is correct. Please complete any missing information. 

 

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