2020 NAPCRG PBRN Conference -- Presenter Information

The 2020 NAPCRG PBRN Conference will be virtual due to concerns with Covid-19. We realize that this may be your first time in presenting in a virtual format, and we’re here to assist you. Please review this information and contact the staff members shown here if you have questions or concerns that are technical in nature.

Step 1: Preparing Your Virtual Presentation

All presentations will be pre-recorded and available to attendees to view at their own convenience on-demand. On-demand presentations will be available during and up to 90 days following the virtual conference August 13-14.

There will also be an comment section under each video presentation for viewers to leave comments/questions and for the presenter to comment/reply.

Presentations will be limited to no more than 30 minutes.  Presenters will be responsible for creating a recorded, narrated PowerPoint that will then be available for viewing on an online platform.

How to Record Your Oral Presentation:

  1. Use the provided PBRN PowerPoint template
  2. Record a narrated PowerPoint (video narration is optional)
  3. Save your file as a .pptx (for your records)
  4. Export your file as a: (Mac) .mp4 or .mov (PC) .avi or .wmv (for NAPCRG). MP4 is preferred (when choosing video quality, please select Internet Quality)
  5. File should be named: submission ID #_Lead Author Last Name_Lead Author First Name (i.e. 4567_Smith_John)

Resources on creating a narrated PowerPoint:

  1. Record A Slide Show With Narration
  2. Making A PowerPoint Video Presentation © American Academy of PAs. Used with permission.
  3. Tips for presenting with video

Handouts: All handouts associated with your presentation should be saved as a single PDF file.

Poster Presentation Sessions: All poster presentations will include a visual of the poster, abstract, and an optional video recording up to 10-minutes.

How to Create Your Poster Presentation:

  1. Create your poster as you would for display at the conference
  2. Save the file for your records
  3. Export the file as a .jpg or .png to send to NAPCRG
  4. Record 10-minute presentation video about your poster project (Optional)
  5. How-to resource for uploading a video to YouTube: Upload videos - YouTube Help
  6. Upload your video to YouTube and include link with the file upload to NAPCRG
  7. File should be named: submission ID #_Lead Author Last Name_Lead Author First Name (i.e. 4567_Smith_John)

Step 2: Update Your Presentation Status & Add Co-Authors

Lead presenters, if after reviewing these instructions you would like to proceed with a virtual presentation, please check your email for a message that contains additional information on how to add yourself as well as co-authors to your presentation.

By adding yourself as the lead presenter you are committing to presenting virtually at the 2020 PBRN Conference. If you feel you cannot present virtually, please email jmammele@napcrg.org to withdraw your presentation.

Step 3: Upload Your Presentation to NAPCRG

Log Into Your NAPCRG Account

Go to https://submit.napcrg.org. For each virtual conference submission where you are the lead presenter you will see an "Upload Materials" link.

For Poster Presentation Sessions
Click "Upload Materials." Follow the instructions on the screen and select "Choose File" to upload your poster file. Optional: Enter your YouTube video link in the text box. Click "Submit Material." You will receive an email confirmation once your materials are uploaded.

For Oral Presentation Sessions
Click "Upload Materials." Follow the instructions on the screen and select "Upload Video File" link. A new window to a Dropbox folder will open. Add your presentation video to this folder by either dragging and dropping the file into the square or clicking the "+" icon. After adding your file, if you are not logged in to your own Dropbox account, you will type in your name and email in the requested fields and then click "upload." Depending on your file size the upload may take 10-15 minutes.

Once you receive confirmation that your file has uploaded to Dropbox return to the NAPCRG upload screen. Enter the video file name (your file must be completely uploaded to DropBox before you can do this step). Then upload your optional handouts (single combined PDF) and click "Submit Material." You will receive an email confirmation from NAPCRG and Dropbox.

Important Information

**Please note: Once your file is submitted, no changes or modifications can be made to the file. Be sure to practice and review your file(s) before submitting.**

In order to release this content by the August 13 conference, poster presentations as well as recorded presentations and handouts are due to NAPCRG by MondayJuly 27. Only presentations received by this deadline will be available at the virtual conference. We are unable to accept any additional presentations after this date.

All presenters are required to register for the PBRN Conference. Registration is open here

For presentation help on a PC, contact Allison Woodworth, (awoodworth@stfm.org). For presentation help on a MAC, contact Rusty Nail, (rnail@stfm.org).

For general questions contact Jennifer Mammele, jmammele@napcrg.org.


Funding for this conference was made possible [in part] by grant 1R13HS027067-01 from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

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