Congratulations to all abstract and invited faculty presenters who will be presenting at the SAGES 2020 Annual Meeting. The meeting will be held August 12-15, 2020 in Cleveland, Ohio.
Below are all the relevant information pertaining to all types of presentations. Please note all deadlines. All instructions apply to all Scientific Session and Emerging Technology Session presentations, unless otherwise noted.
All PowerPoint Presentations must be in 16:9 (widescreen).
PODIUM PRESENTERS (Oral, Video and Invited Faculty Presentations)
Audio Visual Specifications: The SAGES audio visual specifications can be downloaded via the following link:
Presentation Guide: Instructions for presenting and preparing PowerPoint presentations can be downloaded via the following link:
Disclosure Required: All presenters will be required to include a disclosure slide to be shown in the beginning of their presentation. In addition to the disclosure slide, presenters are asked use generic and objective terms when referring to both devices and/or proprietary technology throughout their presentations. You may use the following sample disclosure slide for your presentation:
PLEASE NOTE: You must display your disclosure slide for a minimum of 7 seconds during your presentation.
Speaker Ready Room Check-In REQUIRED:
Even if you’ve uploaded online, you MUST check in with the Speaker Ready Room (Room 20) a minimum of 2 HOURS BEFORE your session starts, If you do not visit the Speaker Ready Room, your session moderator may not allow you to present.
Speaker Ready Room Hours are:
Tuesday, August 11: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Wednesday, August 12: 5:30 am – 5:30 pm
Thursday, August 13: 5:30 am – 5:30 pm
Friday, August 14: 5:30 am – 5:30 pm
Pre-Meeting Presentation Upload
To help greatly reduce onsite issues, we highly recommend uploading your presentation ahead of time.
The presentation upload site is not currently available. Your upload information will be emailed to you in mid-July.