Congratulations to all abstract and invited faculty presenters who will be presenting at the SAGES 2023 Annual Meeting. The meeting will be held March 29-April 1, 2023 in Montreal, Canada.
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 must include a disclosure slide as the second slide of their presentation, and if there are any disclosures, must display that slide for 7 seconds to allow the audience to read the information. 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 518BC) 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, March 28: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Wednesday, March 29: 6:00 am – 6:00 pm
Thursday, March 30: 6:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday, March 31: 6:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday, April 1: 6:00 am – 2:30 pm
Pre-Meeting Presentation Upload
To help greatly reduce onsite issues, we highly recommend uploading your presentation ahead of time.
PLEASE NOTE: The presentation upload site will only be available until Saturday, March 25 at PM ET. Any files over 2GB in size must be uploaded directly in the Speaker Ready Room and cannot be uploaded online. All file names should be no longer than 60 characters. Longer file names will result in an error message on the upload website.
Visit the following link to upload your presentation online:
Username: the presenter’s first name and last name (no spaces)… ie. johnsmith
Default password: sages2023
If you encounter problems logging into the upload site please contact SAGES Presentation Services for assistance at email@example.com.
*Important Note: You must still check into the Speaker Ready Room at least 2 hours prior to the start of the session your presentation is in, even if you submitted your presentation online. Please bring a complete copy of your presentation with you to the Speaker Ready Room, even if you submitted your presentation online.