Instructions For Submitting PowerPoint Files

All presentations will need to be compatible with PowerPoint 2003. To ensure proper display onsite, use these instructions. These instructions refer to the Office 2003 or PowerPoint 2003 version.  If you have a different version of PowerPoint, these instructions may not reflect exactly what you see.

Upload Deadlines
Before You Start
Embedding Fonts (PC users)
Images and Objects (Photos, Graphics, Charts, Etc)
Slide Animations and Transitions
Video and Sound
Saving Your Presentation - PC Users
Saving Your Presentation - Mac Users
Uploading Your Presentation

Tips for Effective Presentations
Avoiding Common Presentation Mistakes

Before You Start

If you haven’t already, launch PowerPoint and create a new presentation.  Follow these steps to prepare your PowerPoint presentation:

  1. Click “Page Setup”in the “File” menu.
  2. In the drop-down box for “Slides sized for” make sure “On-screen Show” is selected.
  3. Do NOT change the values in the “Width” or “Height” boxes.
  4. In the “Orientation” frame, the “Landscape” should be selected for “Slides”
  5. Click the “OK” button.

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