Monday, 21 of June of 2021

Presentation Rules




All speakers are required to provide a verbal or written disclosure announcement to the audience at the beginning of their presentation.  Speakers must make a disclosure even if they do not have any.  The disclosure should also include a statement if the presentation includes an off-label discussion(s).


***Macintosh® Presentation software will NOT be accepted***

All presentations must use “windows based” Microsoft PowerPoint® Software and be Windows 10® & Office 2016® Compatible.

To avoid font and graphic distortion on the day of your presentation it is very important that all Microsoft PowerPoint slides are saved properly.  Please be sure to do the following prior to emailing your final presentation to or uploading your presentation to the MPRC virtual conference portal:

1.) Open your presentation

2.) Click the “FILE” tab and then click “OPTIONS”

3.) At the bottom, under “Preserve fidelity when sharing this presentation” select the , “Embed fonts in the file” check box.

7.) Click “OK”

1.)  Open your presentation

2.)  Click the “OFFICE BUTTON” located on the top left-hand corner of  the screen

3.)  Click the “POWERPOINT OPTIONS” button at the bottom/center of the information box

4.)  Click “SAVE” on the left-hand side

5.)  Click to place a check mark in the box next to “Embed Fonts in the file”

6.)  Click to select the “Embed all characters (best for editing by other people)” option

7.)  Click “OK”

  • After saving your PowerPoint slides as directed above please be sure to name your presentation using the following format: (Doe,J_PPT) and email your final slide deck to You will also be asked to upload your PowerPoint presentation to the MPRC virtual conference portal approximately 2 weeks prior to the conference.  All virtual presentations will be conducted via Zoom. There will be representatives available to assist with any technical problems that may occur.

  • All presentations begin and end at the scheduled times.  The format of the conference will allow up to a 15 minute presentation.  There will be 3 minutes allowed for Q & A after the presentation.

  • A “5 minute” reminder will be visible for the speaker to see at the appropriate time.  This reminder indicates that 5 minutes are left for the presentation, with an additional 5 minutes for questions.  This will allow 5 minutes to transition to the next speaker.

  • The presentation schedule will not be released until a week before the conference.  One week prior to the conference all attendees will be able to view the presentation schedule on this website.

  • Evaluation forms will be available at the end of the conference.

  • Residents participating in the conference are expected to join other resident’s presentations.

Other Information

The host residency program is sponsoring the conference on a voluntary basis.  They are sponsoring the conference because they are dedicated to post graduate pharmacy education.  They are not professional meeting planners.  The host residency program will be trying very hard to make the conference a success, but sometimes there can be glitches.  They will work very hard to correct any problems if they occur.