Technical Program

Technical Program Schedule


Pardee Keynote




Technical Program Chair
Dick Berg,
University of Illinois
Technical Program Manager
Nancy Wright,

Three Ways to Present

Poster Presenters:
  • You will be provided one horizontal, freestanding display board ~8-ft wide × ~4-ft high.
  • Posted 9 a.m.–6 p.m., with authors present either 9–11 a.m. or 2–4 p.m.
    Authors are also encouraged to be present during the afternoon beer reception from 4:30–6 p.m.
  • Velcro is provided at no charge for hanging your display.
  • Each poster booth will have access to half of a 6-ft-long, 30-inch-wide table, to be shared with the booth directly behind you.
  • Wi-Fi is available in the poster hall area.
  • Electricity will be available at no charge to your poster area. Please bring your own extension cord.
Digital Poster Presenters:
  • You will be provided with one horizontal, freestanding 8-ft × 4-ft display board along with Velcro for hanging a poster;
  • A monitor (~ 40 to 46 inch) on a 6-ft × 30-inch table;
  • Electricity for your laptop (bring your own laptop); and
  • A VGA cable along with sound. Mac Users: Bring your own white dongle.
Oral Presenters:
  • 12 min. plus 3 min. of Q&A.
  • You must visit the Speaker Ready Room at least 24 hours before your scheduled presentation.
  • All technical session rooms are equipped with a PC.



  • The deadline for abstracts submittal has passed (it was 11:59 p.m. PACIFIC time, Tuesday, 14 August 2012).
  • You may present two volunteered abstracts as long as one of these abstracts is a poster (including digital poster) presentation.