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Frequently Asked Questions

Conference

  1. What are the dates of the conference?
  2. What is the deadline for submitting an abstract for the conference?
  3. Will registrations be accepted beyond this date?
  4. When will the programme for the conference be available?
  5. What are the general timings of the conference?
  6. Where is the conference venue?

Presenters - Oral Presentations

  1. How do I know which day I am scheduled to present my paper?
  2. Can I specify a day/time that I would like my presentation to be scheduled?
  3. Can I change the day/time of my presentation after the provisional schedule has been distributed?
  4. How long should my presentation be?
  5. Will I be presenting in a session with other people?
  6. Do I need to send a copy of my paper before my talk?
  7. What audio visual equipment will be available to me for my talk?
  8. I would like to make changes to the abstract I sent to the conference, can I do that?
  9. I would like to change the title of my presentation, is that possible?

Presenters - Poster Presentations

  1. I am presenting a poster at the conference - what size should my poster be?
  2. Is financial assistance available to print my poster?  
  3. What do I do with my poster after it has been printed?  
  4. When am I expected to be at my poster and do I have to talk about it formally?
  5. Where and how long will the posters be displayed?
  6. Do I need to provide an electronic copy of my poster too?

 

Conference

What are the dates of the conference?

The 9th Annual conference will be held March 5-6, 2015.

What is the deadline for submitting an abstract for the conference?

The deadline to submit an abstract is Friday, January 30, 2015.

Will registrations be accepted beyond this date?

In past years the deadline has been extended. If you would like to submit an abstract for the conference and the registration deadline above has passed contact iatq@queensu.ca to see if it is still possible to submit.

When will the programme for the conference be available?

An email will be sent to all participants to inform them when the program is available.

What are the general timings of the conference?

The conference takes place over two days in March, usually starting at 8:30am and ending at 4:30pm.

Where is the conference venue?

The conference will be held in the Queen's Learning Commons, Stauffer Library. Oral presentations will be held in either Speaker's Corner or Room 121. The posters will be displayed outside Room 121.

 

Presenters - Oral Presentations

How do I know which day I am scheduled to present my paper?

This information will be available in the provisional schedule which will be emailed to all participants by the third week of February.

Can I specify a day/time that I would like my presentation to be scheduled?

No.

Can I change the day/time of my presentation after the provisional schedule has been distributed?

Only in exceptional circumstances.

How long should my presentation be?

You will have a maximum of 15 minutes to present with an additional 5 minutes for questions.

Will I be presenting in a session with other people?

Yes, each talk will be part of a themed session that will have anywhere between 3 and 6 presentations. Each session will be moderated by a member of the Queen's faculty. You are expected to be present for the entire session.

Do I need to send a copy of my paper before my talk?

It would be helpful if you could send a copy of your presentation if you plan to use PowerPoint to iatq@queensu.ca by Wednesday, March 4, 2015.   Please also ensure that you bring a copy with you on the day you are presenting.

What audio visual equipment will be available to me for my talk?

A projector, screen and computer will be available in all rooms. If you need other equipment for your presentation please contact iatq@queensu.ca as soon as you know what you require.

I would like to make changes to the abstract I sent to the conference, can I do that?

Yes, but any changes you make must be sent to iatq@queensu.ca by the end of the third week of February.

I would like to change the title of my presentation, is that possible?

Yes, but any changes you make must be sent to iatq@queensu.ca by the end of the third week of February.

 

Presenters - Poster Presentations

I am presenting a poster at the conference - what size should my poster be?

Your poster should be no larger than 3 feet by 4 feet in landscape orientation.

Is financial assistance available to print my poster?

Yes, but in order to receive assistance you must have it printed at MedPhoto on the Queen's campus. They will have your name and an account number to which the printing can be charged. Please remember that they cannot print everyone's poster at the last minute!

What do I do with my poster after it has been printed?

Bring your poster to the Queen's Learning Commons, Stauffer Library before 9:00 am on March 6, 2014 to ensure that it is displayed by the time the conference begins at 9:30 am.

When am I expected to be at my poster and do I have to talk about it formally?

You must be at your poster on Friday, March 6, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm when we will have "Lunch with the Posters". You do not have to make a formal presentation. This will be a very busy event and many people will come to see the posters and talk to you about your research.

Where and how long will the posters be displayed?

The posters will be put up at 9:30 am on March 5, 2015 in the Queen's Learning Commons, Stauffer Library. This will be done by QLC staff. Your poster will have the same number that it has in the programme. The posters will stay up for March Break Open House (when prospective Queen's students visit). If you need your poster before this date you may come and take it.

Do I need to provide an electronic copy of my poster too?

If you would like your poster to be considered for inclusion on the I@Q website please email a copy to iatq@queensu.ca.

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