The APS April Meeting 2017 presentation management system is now open. All presenters must submit their PowerPoint to the presentation management system. Except in extreme cases, the use of personal laptops for presentations is prohibited. You may submit your presentation now and/or during the meeting. You should submit your presentation AT LEAST four hours before your scheduled session. See detailed presenter information below.

How to Register

Enter your username (which is your presenter email address) on the presentation management system website. You will be prompted to create a password. Once complete, you will be able to upload your presentation. Save your username and password in case you need to make changes to your presentation.

Log in or register now to upload your presentation

Upload Information

Please read the guidelines on the presentation management website before uploading your presentation. If you need assistance or have any questions about uploading your presentation, please email

File Formats
The presentation upload system supports the following presentation file types:

  • PowerPoint
  • PDF

PLEASE NOTE: This year, the April Meeting will use projectors and screens with a 16:9 aspect ratio. Please remember to create or adapt your presentations using 16:9 aspect ratio.

See the links below for more information on creating or adapting your slides into 16:9 format.
Gray Arrow About 16:9 Presentations
Gray Arrow Creating a 16:9 Powerpoint
Gray Arrow Adapting an existing 4:3 Powerpoint presentation in 16:9

After submitting your presentation, you will receive a confirmation email within an hour. If you do not receive a confirmation, please email to ensure your file was received. Please include APS April Meeting 2017 and your name in the email.

Editing Your Presentation
If you need to make changes to a presentation that you submitted, you may resubmit the presentation using a new filename. Be sure to delete the earlier submission.

It's strongly suggested you review your presentation before your session. Visit the Speaker Ready Room on-site at the meeting.

Backup Your Files
Although we take every precaution to ensure files are not corrupted during the file upload, it is always recommended that you bring a backup of your presentation on a USB to the meeting.

Presentation Information

Presenter Mode
All presentations may be run in Microsoft PowerPoint presenter mode, which allows you to view your speaker notes privately while presenting only your slides to the audience. For more information on Microsoft PowerPoint presenter mode, please visit the PowerPoint website.

If you have questions regarding the file you would like to upload or general technical inquiries, please contact You may also upload your presentation from the Speaker Ready Room at the April Meeting.

Speaker Ready Room

Location: Maryland A


Friday, January 27 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, January 28 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, January 29 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday, January 30 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, January 31 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.