Oral Presenters

Oral presentations are limited to 20 minutes with 5 minutes for questions and 5 minutes to transition between concurrent sessions. Session moderators will be instructed to stay on schedule to reduce problems with timing of concurrent sessions. Presenters should use MS PowerPoint format that is PC compatible. Other presentation file types such as video, DVD, mp3, or mp4 are discouraged and must be addressed in advance with the conference committee (contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). Wireless internet connection SHOULD NOT BE COUNTED ON for presentation content.

Presenters are responsible for getting to their session early enough to have their file uploaded onto the provided computer. Please bring your presentation in PowerPoint format to the registration table or to the moderator of your session prior to the beginning of the session. Laptops at the conference will have USB ports for the purpose of transferring your presentation file. To avoid time problems, do not attempt to present using your own computer (special arrangements may be possible under very limited circumstances by contacting the conference committee). Please notify This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. regarding any special needs.

All oral presenters are required to submit a full paper (4000-word limit), which will be published in a conference proceedings. Poster presenters may choose to submit a full paper, an extended abstract, or neither. Formatted papers for inclusion in the proceedings are due on July 21, 2023. Paper structure and format should follow the USDA Southern Research Station’s Instructions for Preparing Proceedings papers and posters. Please review the links below for full details:

Proceedings Resources:

Proceedings Instructions
Full Paper Style Example
Extended Abstract Example

Table Examples

Southern Research Station Authors Guide

For SRS Scientists: SRS Manuscript Approval Handbook

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