Presenter Info

Welcome Presenters

Thank you for being a presenter at Generations Remixed, Generations United’s Global Intergenerational Conference cohosted by St. Ann Center in Milwaukee, WI, USA on June 13-16, 2017. We are looking forward to a great event that already has over 200 attendees from more than 10 different countries.

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


Session AV & Set Up Guidelines

Workshop & Split Workshop

Workshop rooms will have a laptop and LCD projector, screen, and Wi-Fi internet access free of charge. Due to their unique nature, tablet or Macintosh users should plan to bring their own adapters to connect to the LCD projector. Presentations need to be brought on a flash drive.

Workshop 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 audio visual provider, KVL Audio Visual Services. Contact Jerry Guse – Director, Event Technologies, at 414-270-6133 or jguse@kvlav.com.

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 presenter or session.

Mix Tape

(Formerly Bundle Session) Mix Tape sessions offer a showcase of related ideas, projects, research, or programs- all bundled up into one, 60-minute session! These sessions will feature up to 4 inspiring presentations that will spark new ideas, encourage innovation, and uncover the latest trends in the intergenerational field. Following all of the presentations, the session will conclude with a brief period of Q&A and audience discussion.

PowerPoint and other visuals are optional and need to be brought on a flash drive. A laptop and LCD projector, screen, and Wi-Fi internet access free of charge. Due to their unique nature, tablet or Macintosh users should plan to bring their own adapters to connect to the LCD projector.

Mix Tape sessions will have facilitators to support with A/V needs, timekeeping, and transition from one presentation to the next.

Roundtables

The Roundtable session is 90 minutes in total length. You will be stationed at one table and will give your presentation three times, followed by guided discussion at your table each time, allowing approximately 25 minutes per presentation including Q & A. All roundtables will be presented concurrently.

Announcements will be made when it is time to wrap up the discussion and for participants to move to another table. The room layout identifying the presentations at each table will be projected in the room and handed out to attendees.

No AV will be available in this session.

Poster Session

Poster Boards Set Up
Poster sessions at the Global Intergenerational Conference provide a unique opportunity to share the latest research findings, creative programming, and innovations in the field. Presentations include visual displays of data, stories, and key concepts. An effective poster can engage and inspire colleagues, spark conversations, open doors for collaborations and build professional connections.

Poster Format: We recommend a 48” wide by 36” tall poster using the template available by clicking here. You are responsible for printing your poster and ensuring it arrives on site. 4×8 corkboard stands will be provided for you to pin your poster to.

Set up/Take down: You can set up your poster between 4:00pm and 5:30pm on Wednesday, June 14 or as early as 7:00am on Thursday, June 15th. Poster displays need to be set up by 8:00am on Thursday, June 15th. Presenters are encouraged to display their poster throughout the conference, and with the designated time for you to present face-to-face with attendees on Thursday afternoon from 2:30pm to 3:15pm. Posters need to be taken down by 5:00pm on Friday, June 16th. Posters remaining after 5:00pm will be thrown away.

No AV will be available for this session.

Midwest Showcase

The Midwest Program Showcase is an exciting opportunity to highlight your intergenerational work among other programs in the region. Attendees will be able experience the diverse intergenerational models that the Midwest has to offer in a shared one 75 minute timeslot.

Presentations in this showcase will be given in an exhibit hall format. Presentations will happen concurrently as attendees visit the different exhibits during this showcase on Thursday, June 16 from 8:00am to 9:15am You will be provided with one 8ft table to set up your presentation and any additional display such as promotional materials, photos. Exhibits will remain up the full day on Thursday.

Set up/Take down: You can set up your as early as 7:00am on Thursday, June 15th. Tables need to be set up by 8:00am on Thursday, June 15th. Presenters are encouraged to keep their exhibits on display all day Thursday, and with the designated time for you to present face-to-face with attendees on Thursday morning from 8:00pm to 9:15am. Exhibits need to be taken down by 7:00pm on Thursday, June 15th.

An Emcee will welcome everyone to the showcase. The room layout identifying the presentations at each table will be made available to attendees and projected in the room.

No AV will be available. Electrical access can be accommodated upon request.

Morning Buzz

Morning Buzz sessions are 45 minutes in length and intended to allow participants an opportunity to network with peers who either share a community of practice or are brought together by a common topic interest.

During this early morning learning opportunity, you will share and facilitate discussion with one group of attendees for the full 45 minutes. All morning buzz conversations will happen concurrently in one room. Presentations will be identified by table numbers.

No AV will be provided. Electrical access can be accommodated upon request.

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.
Click here for the Hyatt Regency’s shipping policy

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.


Next Steps for Presenters

Venue

All presentations will take place at the Hyatt Regency Downtown Milwaukee.
333 W Kilbourn Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203 | http://www.Milwaukee.regency.hyatt.com

Please note: Generations United and St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care do not pay transportation, lodging, or other costs for presenters. Presenters have access to the block rate by booking their room here.