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Annual ACRES Conference

Session Information for Presenters

Single Paper

Sessions are 50 minutes in length. Each session may have one or several authors who describe their work and respond to questions from participants. ACRES will provide a standard projector, table, and screen in each presentation room. Presenters must bring their own computer or tablet or smart phone as well as any cable adaptors needed to connect whatever device they plan to use to a standard projector.

Interactive Poster Sessions

Sessions are 90 minutes in length. Presenters develop posters (no more than 4’ wide) that provide a brief overview of their work and facilitate discussion with participants. Cork boards and pushpins will be provided.Interactive sessions allow individual interactions with participants for in-depth discussion.

Roundtable Sessions 

Sessions are 50 minutes in length.Presenters provide a brief introduction and specific talking points to facilitate the conversation with participants at the table. ACRES will provide a table and chairs; no other equipment will be available.

NOTE: Presenters who need other equipment (computer, DVD player and monitor, etc.) must bring their own equipment. FreeWi-Fi connectivity is provided via the Crowne Place. ACRES staff members cannot loan equipment that has been set up for use at the registration desk.

Questions related to the preliminary schedule, session rooms,and available equipment should be directed to:Kim Floyd at or 304-293-4387