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Important links for presenters:

Presentation Upload

Please upload your presentation prior to arriving in Seattle using our Presentation Management Website

Direct link:

Please be sure to read the guidelines on the Presentation Management Website before uploading your presentation.  There are separate guidelines for podium presentations and e-poster presentations.  If you need assistance or have questions about uploading your presentation, please contact

After submitting a file, you will receive a confirmation email within an hour. If you do not receive a confirmation, please contact to ensure your file was received.  When contacting support for technical issues, please reference ASSH as the conference name and the presenter’s full name.

Presentation Modifications

If you need to make changes to a presentation already submitted, resubmit the files on the Presentation Management Website using a new file name.  You should also delete the earlier version.  It is strongly suggested you review your presentation in Seattle prior to your session.

Presentation Guidelines

All presentations must be compatible with PowerPoint 2010.

All presentation slides must be formatted for 16:9 displayClick here to download the Annual Meeting PowerPoint Template.

For information on how to check your display ratio and change it if needed, refer to:


Video, Audio and Flash Element Guidelines

Submit all videos separately. Acceptable NTSC formats are Quicktime, MPEG, MP4 or WMV. 
European formats will NOT be accepted (PAL or SECAM). 

For 4:3 videos: 
Resolution should be no smaller than (4:3) 800 x 600, but should be 1024 x 768. 

For 16:9 videos: 
Resolution should be no smaller than (16:9) 720 x 480, but should be 1920 x 1080 

All Flash elements need to be embedded into a PowerPoint slide and programmed to rewind so they restart at the beginning. The flash file (.SWF) must also be submitted with your presentation in case reprogramming is needed. 

ALL Audio files should be submitted separately with your presentation whether embedded or linked.


Speaker Ready Room

The Speaker-Ready Room is located at the Washington State Convention Center, room 602-603. Hours are:

Monday, September 7 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday, September 8 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, September 9 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday, September 10 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday, September 11 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday, September 12 6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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