Presenter Info

Welcome Presenters

Thank you for presenting at “Bridging the Generations”, Generations United’s Global Intergenerational Conference co-hosted by Bridge Meadows, on June 12-14, 2019. We are looking forward to a great event that will bring together hundreds of professionals from around the world.

Presenters are required to register for the Conference and to pay the registration fee to confirm their session.

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General Guidelines

Hard copies of presentation slides and other handouts are up to the your discretion. Presenters who choose to supply handouts should plan to print materials in advance or arrange to have them printed at the hotel business center.

You are responsible for ensuring all materials arrive on site for your presentation.

Please arrive at the location of your presentation 10 minutes prior to your start time to ensure enough time for any final set up needs. Trained volunteers and an AV tech will be on call for any set up assistance. PowerPoint presentations need to be brought in on a flash drive.


Session AV & Set Up Guidelines

Symposium (90 minutes)

Symposium sessions feature an intensive panel discussion that focuses on broader education topics, concepts or policies. Presenters come with advanced knowledge of the subject area and contribute different perspectives on such as program trends and innovations, policy and advocacy, changing service models, and technologies.

AV included: projector, screen, and hook up for your laptop. Presentations need to be brought on a flash drive. Due to their unique nature, tablet or Macintosh users should plan to bring their own adapters to connect to the LCD projector. Presenters are responsible for ordering and paying for additional audio visual or other equipment needs for their workshops in advance by working directly with the conference’s audio visual provider.

Symposia will have room monitors present to assist in keeping track of time and notify presenters when it is time to transition to the next session.

Workshop (60 minutes)

Workshop sessions feature education content that examines new program models, promising practices, or applied research on issues in intergenerational research, policies and practices. These 60 minute sessions must include a minimum of 2 presenters and should feature interactive activities.

AV included: projector, screen, and hook up for your laptop. Presentations need to be brought on a flash drive. Due to their unique nature, tablet or Macintosh users should plan to bring their own adapters to connect to the LCD projector. Presenters are responsible for ordering and paying for additional audio visual or other equipment needs for their workshops in advance by working directly with the conference’s audio visual provider.

Workshops will have room monitors present to assist in keeping track of time and, notify presenters when it is time to transition to the next session.

Roundtable (60 minutes)

Roundtables are small group discussion sessions held concurrently in a large room and organized by a specific topic. A brief presentation of the educational content will be followed by guided discussions and dedicated time for questions and answers. Handouts are encouraged. No AV will be available in this session.

Peer Group (60 minutes)

Peer groups are informal, facilitated discussions on intergenerational topics. They allow participants an opportunity to network with peers who either share a community of practice or are brought together by a common interest in specific issues. These sessions are informal in nature and designed to facilitate networking and community. This is not a format for formal presentations. No AV included.

Poster Session

Poster Boards Set Up

Poster sessions are presentations held concurrently during one timeslot. Presenters explain and answer questions about their posters, showcasing projects, programs, and research. Poster sessions can include one or more presenters. Posters can be displayed during the entire conference.

Presenters are required to print their posters and ensure they arrive on-site.

A template for posters will be available by March 2019.

No AV will be available for this session.


Venue

All presentations will take place at the Hilton Portland Downtwon.
921 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204 | https://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/oregon/hilton-portland-downtown-PDXPHHH/index.html

Please note: Generations United and Bridge Meadows do not pay transportation, lodging, or other costs for presenters. Click here for information on discounted room rates and other travel options.