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Preparing Your Virtual Presentation

Oral Presentation Sessions

All presentations will be pre-recorded and available to attendees on-demand. On-demand presentations will be available during and up to 90 days following the virtual conference anytime an attendee wants to view them. There will also be an comment section under the video presentation for viewers to leave comments/questions and for the presntation to comment/reply. Presenters will be responsible for creating a 25-30 minute recorded narrated PowerPoint.

How to Record Your Oral Presentation:

  1. Use the provided STFM PowerPoint template
  2. Record a narrated PowerPoint in a quiet, uncluttered environment (webcam narration is optional)
  3. Save your file as a .pptx (for your records)
  4. Export your file as a: .mp4, .mov, avi, or .wmvMP4 is preferred (when choosing video quality, please select Internet Quality)
  5. File should be named: submission ID #_Lead Author Last Name_Lead Author First Name (i.e. 4567_Abuel_Melissa)

Resources on creating a narrated PowerPoint:

  1. Record A Slide Show With Narration
  2. Making A PowerPoint Video Presentation© American Academy of PAs. Used with permission.


All handouts associated with your presentation should be saved as a single PDF file.

Poster Presentation Sessions

All poster presentations will include a visual of the poster, abstract, and optional 10 minute video recording.

How to Create Your Poster Presentation:

  1. Create your poster as you would for display at the conference
  2. Save the file for your records
  3. Export the file as a .jpg or .png to send STFM
  4. Record 10-minute presentation video about your poster project (Optional)
  5. How-to resource for uploading a video to YouTube: Upload videos - YouTube Help
  6. Upload your video to YouTube and include link with the file upload to STFM
  7. File should be named: submission ID #_Lead Author Last Name_Lead Author First Name (i.e. 4567_Abuel_Melissa)

Uploading Your Presentation to STFM

Instructions on how to upload your presentation will be emailed to you once you specify that you will to present virtually at

Important Information

**Please note: Once your file is submitted no changes or modifications can be made to the file. Be sure to practice and review your file(s) before submitting. Only videos that are 30 minutes or less will be accepted. Those over this time limit will not be included in the virtual conference.**

In order to release this content by the August 24 conference, recorded presentations and handouts are due to STFM by July 20. Only presentations received by this deadline will be available at the virtual conference. We are unable to accept any additional presentations after this date.

All presenters are required to register for the annual conference. Registration is available at




For presentation help on a PC contact Allison Woodworth, or Vince Munoz,

For presentation help on a MAC contact Rusty Nail,

For general presenter questions contact Melissa Abuel,

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