Would you like to volunteer as a presider?
Beginning in March, we will be searching for volunteers to preside over one or more contributed oral sessions. Keep checking this site for more information on how to volunteer!
Primary Presider Responsibilities
- Pick up laser pointer at the Equipment Check-Out Station before the beginning of the session and return it after the session
- Assure that equipment is functioning properly (computer, pointer)
- Introduce speakers (name, affiliation, talk title)
- Keep session on time
- Manage Q & A during interlude
- Transition to the next speaker
- Remind audience to turn off cell phones