Live Q&A Sessions

Society for Developmental Biology 79th Annual Meeting ONLINE
July 9-15, 2020

Live Q&A Format
  • Live Q&A sessions will be held Monday, July 13 - Wednesday, July 15, 11 AM - 4:30 PM EDT.
  • Presenters will be grouped by theme in 30-minute mini sessions.
  • Each presenter in a session will give a 2-minute presentation about their key findings.
  • The group of presenters will then take questions from attendees for 15 minutes.
  • Presenters will not be able to share their screen.  Attendees will, however, be able to view the posters in the meeting app during the presentation.
  • Live Q&A Sessions will not be recorded.
Tips for Presenters
  • Consider a 30-second elevator pitch to introduce your research question.
  • Focus the rest of your two-minute presentation on key findings.
  • Practice. Moderators will cut presenters off at 2 minutes.

Tips for Attendees

  • View posters in the Meeting App before the Live Q&A Session you are interested in attending.
  • Come to the Live Q&A prepared to ask questions.
  • Engage with presenters informally in the app utilizing the chat function in their session.

Code of Conduct

  • Treat virtual posters exactly like in-person posters. Do not cite or reproduce any part of the poster or video description without permission from the presenter.
  • The SDB Code of Conduct applies to all SDB activities including this virtual conference.
Last Updated on 06/25/2020