Information for Presenters

All panel sessions will take place on the 3rd floor of the Victor Dahdaleh Building (DB) at York University.


Each panel is 70 minutes in length. Each panelist will have 15 minutes to speak on their topic. Once all panelists are done, there will be 10 minutes for questions from the audience for any panelist.

Each panel will have a moderator helping to keep time and to facilitate questions and discussion at the end of the presentations.

Panels that have 3 panelists will have a slightly longer discussion/question period (25 minutes).

Tech Support

All rooms are equipped with a computer, projector, screen, Internet access, and sound system. Computers are PC computers with Windows and Microsoft Office software.  Please make sure that your files are compatible with these programs. All these computers as they are pre-set with connections to the room’s internal AV system.

If you bring your own laptop, especially if it is a Mac, bring your own VGA adaptor.

Bring any files you need for your presentation on a USB key. We also recommend that you email your presentation to yourself as a backup.