Presentation Guidelines

The following information is applicable to paper presentations in Regular and/or Roundtable Sessions only.

Regular Sessions

  • Papers should be original unpublished contributions to sociological research and of defensible conceptual and methodological merit
    • The paper should be based on completed research
  • Presentations may be in English and/or French but if the session is predominantly in another language, the session organizer may request that translated hand-outs or visual aids be provided for the other presenters and/or attendees
  • Virtual presentations via skype or phone must be pre-approved by the Conference planning committee and the presenters are still required to comply with all Conference participation policies
  • The association must be notified immediately if there are changes to any presentation title or abstract, or if a presentation is withdrawn from a session in order to ensure programme accurracy
  • Papers must be presented during a session in the order they appear in the programme
  • Projected presentation time for Regular Sessions
    • 20 minutes each for a session with three presentations and a discussant
    • 15 minutes each for a session with four presentations and a discussant
    • 20 minutes each for a session with four presentations and no discussant
    • 15 minutes each for a session with five presentations and no discussant
  • AV (computer, projector, screen, and internet) will be available

Roundtable Sessions

  • Presentations may include research in progress or proposals
  • Presentations may be in English and/or French but if the session is predominantly in another language, the session organizer may request that translated hand-outs be provided for the other presenters and/or attendees
  • Virtual presentations via skype or phone are not permitted
  • The association must be notified immediately if there are changes to any presentation title or abstract, or if a presentation is withdrawn from a session in order to ensure programme accurracy
  • Presentations must proceed in the order they appear in the programme
  • Projected presentation time (if applicable) for Roundtable Sessions is 15 – 20 minutes
    • Contact the Session Organizer for further details
  • AV will not be available
    • Participants must distributed printed presentations and/or handouts

Session Guidelines

Presenter Guidelines and Responsibilities

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