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

Uploading Your Presentation

Unless you are an invited speaker and did not upload an abstract, follow these instructions to upload your presentation:

  1. Go to the FASS Abstracts site at
  2. Click the “Login and Manage Abstracts” button, enter your email and password, and click the “Login” button.
  3. Locate the abstract for the paper for which you are uploading the presentation in the table and click the “add/manage papers” link for that abstract.
  4. Read the notices and warnings on that page and then use the “Browse” button to locate the PowerPoint (.ppt) file or the zip/archive (.zip or .sit) file for your presentation.  Click the “Upload Papers” button.
  5. Once the upload is complete (this may take several minutes depending on the file size and your internet connection speed), you should see the file that you just uploaded listed at the bottom of the page.  If it is there, you have uploaded your presentation successfully and you are finished!

If you are an invited speaker and you did not upload an abstract, go to, fill in all fields, and click the UPLOAD PRESENTATION button.

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