Speaker Resources

The following information is only applicable to invited speakers and session chairs. Invited speakers receive advanced invitations from FASEB and the meeting organizers to participate in the meeting.

Invitations to speak based on abstract submissions are considered to be "Short Talk" speakers. The following information is not inclusive of this category of presentations.

Registration Process

All invited speakers and session chairs must register using the password provided in the official email invitation sent by FASEB.

Speakers and chairs should complete registration, pay and submit an abstract for the conference at least two months prior to the conference. Session chairs who are not presenting are not required to provide an abstract during the registration process.

Speaker Requirements

Invited speakers and session chairs are expected to:

  • Register and pay for the conference at least two months prior to the start of the conference.  
  • Submit an abstract of their presentation during registration (Not required for non-presenting session chairs).
  • Check-in onsite at the meeting and remain at the meeting a minimum of at least three full days and three full nights in order to be reimbursed for any conference-related expenses.
  • Respect the time allotted to each speaker and adjust presentations accordingly.

Speaker Reimbursement

Reimbursement Availability

Expense reimbursements are contingent upon external funding availability and are therefore not guaranteed. The value of reimbursement varies by conference and is contigent upon the availability of external funding. FASEB staff works with conference organizers to ensure that reimbursements are allocated equitably and distributed promptly after the conferences. FASEB staff does not determine the reimbursement amounts.

Reimbursement Eligibility*

To qualify for reimbursement, you must:
  • Register for the conference at least two (2) months before the start of the meeting.
  • Submit an abstract of your presentation during registration. (Not required for non-presenting session chairs.)
  • Check-in at the registration desk on-site for the event.
  • Stay a minimum of three (3) full days and three (3) full nights.
  • Present your talk (speakers) or conduct your sessions as scheduled.
*Exemptions may be permitted with written consent from FASEB. For questions or to request an exemption please contact
Brent Ramsey, FASEB Grants Proposal Manager.

Presentation Requirements

The following audio visual equipment will be provided by FASEB:

  • One (1) presentation laptop (Windows)
  • One (1) lectern
  • One (1) wireless lavalier microphone
  • One (1) wired lectern microphone
  • One (1) LCD projector
  • One (1) screen
  • One (1) laser pointer and/or remote mouse
  • One (1) wired aisle microphone
  • One (1) switcher panel
  • Wireless internet in the General Session room

For speakers using a MAC computer, please bring the appropriate adapters necessary to connect the laptop with the projector. Speakers should arrive at the meeting room 30 minutes prior to the session to allow time to set up and test the computer and projector. Presentation ratios 16:9 or 4:3 are both acceptable, although 16:9 is preferred.


PPT Slide Template for Conference Presentations

FASEB SRC has Powerpoint slide templates in 16:9 and 4:3 available for speaker presentations.