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Presentation Guidelines

All presentations must be compatible with PowerPoint 2010.

All presentation slides must be formatted for 16:9 display.

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.


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