Oral and Poster Presentation Instructions


Oral Presentations

  • Ensure you use PowerPoint and that the resolution is in widescreen format.
  • Use standard fonts (e.g. Helvetica, Times New Roman, or Courier).
  • Text size on slides should be 20 points or larger.
  • Graphics files should be embedded into each presentation (not linked), scaled appropriately, and not be larger than 10MB and 800x600.
  • Motion graphics (videos) must also be embedded and playable directly on the presentation. 
  • Each presenter (or group of presenters) will be allowed 10 minutes to give the presentation, followed by 5 minutes for questions (15 minutes total).
  • For additional additional information, access our Tips for Oral Presentations/Public Speaking page.
  • Please ensure you are using the correct SDSU logo and following branding guidelines for accessibility and legibility. Visit the SDSU brand portal or refer to this one-page visual identity guide to learn about applying our brand, logos, and design elements.

Poster Presentations

If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected].