Session Instructions

National Adaptation Forum Session Instructions

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Congratulations on having a session accepted for the 3rd National Adaptation Forum. Below are the definitions of the different session formats, with the corresponding instructions after. You can also download a PDF of these instructions here.                                   

Symposium (Presentation):  Several presentations plus a discussion/question & answer period with three to five presenters (1.5 hours; maximum of five 15 minute presentations)

Symposium (Panel):  A moderated panel discussion on a key subject with three to eight members (1.5 hours)

Training Session: An interactive educational experience in which participants develop skills to apply to their own work when they return home (2 hours)

Working Group: A convening around a key challenge or emerging issue in order to lay a foundation for further action (2 hours)

Poster Sessions: Research, tools, and processes showcased in a 4’x4’ poster that will be on display throughout the Forum and highlighted during the Forum Networking reception Tuesday May 9, 2017 from 5:30-7:30 PM. You can find additional poster instructions here. 

Tools Cafe: Online tools designated to educate, enlighten, and provide adaptation solutions for Forum attendees highlighted during the Forum Networking reception Tuesday May 9, 2017 from 5:30-7:30 PM.

Oral presentations: Results from completed or ongoing research, up-to-date science, practice, process, and unique case studies (10 minutes each plus questions organized by focal topics)

TO ADD/ EDIT A PRESENTER TO AN ACCEPTED SYMPOSIUM PRESENTATION

1. Click here and you will be directed to the MY FORUM page. (If you are not already logged in, click LOGIN to enter your email and password.)

2. Click EDIT on your accepted Symposium Presentation, in the SESSIONS section of the MY FORUM page.

3. Edit information in the PRESENTER INFORMATION: PRESENTERS NAME, EMAIL, ORGANIZATION, and PRESENTATION TITLE.

4. Click ADD ANOTHER PRESENTER and repeat the process in step 3. You can add up to 4 presenters.

5. Review the submission information, and if everything is correct, click the SAVE button.

 

TO ADD PRESENTATION ABSTRACTS TO AN ACCEPTED SYMPOSIUM PRESENTATION

1. Click here and you will be directed to the MY FORUM page. (If you are not already logged in, click LOGIN to enter your email and password.)

2. Click EDIT on the individual presentation, beneath the full proposal, in the SESSIONS section of the MY FORUM page.

3. Update the SESSION TITLE and the PRESENTATION TITLE, if necessary.

4. Add the ABSTRACT and TWITTER SUMMARY.

5. Update the PRESENTER INFORMATION or the CO-AUTHOR INFORMATION, if necessary.

6. Review the submission information, and if everything is correct, click the SAVE button.

TO ADD/ EDIT A PRESENTER TO AN ACCEPTED SYMPOSIUM PANEL

1. Click here and you will be directed to the MY FORUM page. (If you are not already logged in, click LOGIN to enter your email and password.)

2. Click on your Symposium Panel session in the SESSIONS section of the MY FORUM page.

3. Edit information in the PRESENTER INFORMATION: PRESENTERS NAME, EMAIL, ORGANIZATION, and PRESENTATION TITLE.

4. Click ADD ANOTHER PRESENTER and repeat the process in step 3. You can add up to 4 presenters.

5. Review the submission information, and if everything is correct, click the SAVE button.

TO ADD/ EDIT A CO-AUTHOR TO AN ACCEPTED POSTER, TOOLS, OR ORAL PRESENTATION

1. Click here and you will be directed to the MY FORUM page. (If you are not already logged in, click LOGIN to enter your email and password.)

2. Click on your Poster presentation in the PRESENTATIONS section of the MY FORUM page.

3. Edit information in the PRESENTER INFORMATION: PRESENTERS NAME, EMAIL, ORGANIZATION, and PRESENTATION TITLE.

4. Click ADD CO-AUTHOR and repeat the process in step 3. You can add up to 4 presenters.

5. Review the submission information, and if everything is correct, click the SAVE button.