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NMEA 2017 Conference - Presenters

The Call for Presenters is Closed!

Thank you to everyone that submitted a proposal!

Presenters are the heart of the NMEA conference program! New this year will be a poster session for those who care to share their information person to person. This document provides important information regarding submission of proposals and the requirements of presenters. All poster presenters must be registered for the conference.*

2017 Session Strands:

  • Informal Education

  • Formal/Classroom Education

  • Community Engagement/Citizen Science/Stewardship

  • Bridging Science, Management and Outreach

  • Current Scientific Research

Important Dates

  • October 15, 2016 - Call for presentation proposals opens

  • January 31, 2017 - Call for presentation proposals closes

  • March 1, 2017 - Tentative date to notify accepted presentations

  • May 26, 2017 - Call for poster presentation proposals closes

  • May 30, 2017 - Presenters of accepted posters notified

Requirements of Presenter

  • All presenters must be registered members of the conference

  • All presenters must advise if their presentation includes a product or products for sale

  • All presenters must supply their own computer, laptop or tablet. Apple users must also provide the appropriate VGA adapter for a LCD projector (dongle)

  • All presenters must clearly identify audio-visual and Internet availability needs

  • All presenters must provide their own hard copies of materials to be distributed if not using an electronic means of distribution, digital is preferred for environmental reasons

  • All presenters must provide any other materials necessary to make their presentation

  • All presentations must fit a 45 minute time-frame

General Poster Presentation Information

Need some help building your poster? View our Preparing Your Poster document here!

If you have any questions about your proposals, please contact

*Poster presenters - need help securing funding for conference registration? Email for more information.


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