Speakers

Are you presenting at ASTRO's Annual Meeting this year? Presenters can find more information below regarding presentation requirements, locate all other necessary tools to help you build your presentation and review important deadlines.

Speaker Center

The Speaker Center is a one-stop shop for faculty and presenters to:

  • Accept or Decline your role(s).
  • Complete the necessary ACCME forms.
  • View your session(s) date/time.
  • Update disclosure(s).
  • Find out more information on how to upload your presentation(s) format and important deadlines.

To log in to the Speaker Center:

  • Go to astro.org/am22 (works best in Chrome).
  • Log in using your ASTRO Credentials.
    • Forgot your password? Use the Forgot Password link to be sent a temporary password; once you log in, you can set up your permanent password.
  • After you log in you will be redirected to the ASTRO Gateway. Once there:
    • Select the "Speaker Center" module.
    • Select the "Speaker Center" link.
 

Need help or have questions? Contact ASTRO Annual Meeting Team.


Presentation Format and Guidelines

  • Slide Upload Deadline: Please upload preliminary slides by Thursday, October 20 at 12:00 p.m. Central time. If you do not meet this deadline, you can upload your slides in the Speaker Ready Room once you arrive in San Antonio. View the presentation instructions and the slide template.
  • All presentations at this year's Annual Meeting will be in WIDESCREEN format. To take full advantage of the new widescreen format, we recommend that you build or convert your presentation to 16:9.
  • All presenters are encouraged to use the official Meeting PowerPoint template for your presentation.
  • For more information to best organize your presentation please review ASTRO's Best Practices in Presentation Design and Delivery.
  • For questions about your presentation, contact the Annual Meeting team.
Culture of Respect

In an effort to improve practice around using respectful language regarding patients and colleagues ASTRO Leadership has developed Culture of Respect Guidelines that we ask all presenters to review and adhere to during their presentations at the Annual Meeting and all ASTRO meetings. The language addresses the importance of using professional introductions, correct pronunciations of names and correct use of pronouns, as well as respectful language around patients. The guidelines provide examples of appropriate and inappropriate language that you will find helpful as you prepare your presentation.

Faculty Best Practices Training

We are pleased to offer all faculty and presenters access to the newly developed Faculty Best Practices Training in the ASTRO Academy. The purpose of the trainings is to help ASTRO speakers organize their presentations, create effective visual design of content and slides and prepare their presentation delivery following recommended best practices and ASTRO guidelines. All faculty and presenters have already been added to the training which takes approximately 60 to 90 minutes total to complete. Each training includes printable quality checklists, the slides and scripts from the narrated presentations and additional resources. Plus, earn CME credit so get started now!

  • Presentation Organization – the narrated presentation is 20 minutes plus self-assessment quiz and additional resources – ~ 30 minutes
  • Presentation Delivery – the narrated presentation is 20 minutes plus self-assessment quiz and additional resources – ~ 30 minutes
  • Presentation Visual Design – the narrated presentation is 11 minutes plus self-assessment quiz and additional resources – ~ 20 minutes

If you are unable to access the faculty training please email the educaton department for assistance.


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