CERF 2021 Conference Presenter Resources

Thank you for sharing your skills and knowledge at our first-ever virtual conference!

We are excited for you to present at CERF 2021! Below, you can find resources to assist you in preparing your presentation. If you have not attended a live presenter training, please register for an upcoming training session. 

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Steps for Presenting at CERF 2021

  Oral Presenters   Poster Presenters

1. Review the Oral Presenter Guidelines Kit.

2. View one of the mandatory Presenter Training Sessions.

3. Read through the directions for oral talks.

4. Upload your oral session using the unique link you received from Confex. 

5. Download your CERF 2021 Zoom background. Choose Option 1 or Option 2

6. Register for CERF 2021 if you haven't yet!


1. Review the Poster Presenter Guidelines Kit (Gather.Town information) 

2. Read through the directions for poster presentations

3. Upload your poster using the unique link you received from Confex. 

4. Register for CERF 2021 if you haven't yet!

Need to know your Session ID for upload? Find it here.

Presenters that have NOT uploaded their talk and registered for the conference by 6 October 2021 at 8:00 PM ET will be considered to have declined to participate and their time slot may be reassigned.

Presentation Preparation

Your Presenter Kit

Take a moment to download and review your presenter kit. 

Oral Presenter Guidelines Kit
Poster Presenter Guidelines Kit
Oral Presenters Guidelines Kit Cover Poster Presenters Guidelines Kit
Review Oral Presenter Guidelines Kit
Review Poster Presenter Guidelines Kit

Mandatory Oral Presenter Training Sessions (Oral Presenters Only)

Thank you for attending your Speaker Training Session. Below you can view recordings from your training.

Presenter Training
Option 1

Monday, 27 September 2021

2:00 PM ET
11:00 AM PT

View Recording

Presenter Training 
Option 2

Thursday, 30 September 2021

9:00 AM ET
6:00 AM PT

View Recording

Presenter Training
Option 3

Tuesday, 5 October 2021

5:00 PM ET
2:00 PM PT

View Recording
Review Presenter Training Slides

Workshop Training

View Recording
Review Workshop Training Slides

Download the CERF 2021 Presentation Template

CERF 2021 PowerPoint Template Cover

Download the Template

Download Your CERF 2021 Background

Background Option 1
Background Option 2
Background Option 1 Background Option 2
Download Background Option 1
Download Background Option 2

Other Presenter Resources

Creating Inclusive, Accessible, and Engaging Presentations 

Inspiration and wisdom:

Not every presentation aligns with an unconventional format, but all presenters can learn from the success of the wildly-popular TED.com presentation format. Here is an interesting link to help you learn from the principles behind this model.

What is a TEDx Talk?

Video Editing

Presentation formats and content:

Slide Decks:

Being in front of an audience:

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