Annual Meeting 2020 Presentation Guidelines

Zoom Speaker Background for Live Speakers and Moderators

The 2020 Annual Meeting is shifting to a virtual meeting platform to protect participants from the spread of COVID-19. If you are a confirmed presenter for the meeting, a link will be sent to you with instructions for presentation upload via the speaker portal. If you do not receive a link by October 15, 2020 please check your junk/spam folders and reach out to info@csrs.org.
A select number of top abstracts will be selected to participate in our 2020 Live Sessions, Dec. 9-12, 2020.

On-Demand Presentations

Speaker Roles: General Abstract Presenter, Focused Abstract Presenter, Research Grant Presenter, E-Poster Presenter

Registration: Abstract, E-Poster, and Research Grant Presenters have the onus to self-register for the meeting. Register here starting Oct. 2, 2020.

Disclosures: All authors, speakers, moderators, and CSRS committee members are required to submit disclosures for the Annual Meeting and Instructional Course. The disclosures will be available to view during the meeting. Moderators review the abstracts and conflicts of interest listed by the authors to try to ensure there are no undisclosed conflicts or bias.  Due to CME regulations, slides that are company produced or contain company logos are not allowed.

Length:
General Abstracts: 5-minute pre-recorded video.
Focused Abstracts: 2-minute pre-recorded video.
Research Presentation: 5-minute pre-recorded video.
E-Poster: 10-slide PowerPoint saved as a PDF.

Presentation Video/E-Poster Uploads: Links to upload presentation videos and E-Posters will be sent to all accepted presenters. Instructions on Video uploads can be found here. Video, E-Poster, and Slide Uploads must be less than 15,000KB.
-For instructions on compressing media in PowerPoint, click here.
-For instructions on compressing video files, click here.
-On-Demand Video Presentation Example: click here.

Multiple Presentation Policy: Individuals may present no more than two abstract podium presentations (includes both general and focused presentations). Authors with multiple accepted podium presentations should have a co-author present in their place. If you or one of your co-authors is unable to present this in person, please let us know as soon as possible, so that we may arrange a substitute paper.

Presenter Change: If you wish to change your presenting author, please contact CSRS at info@csrs.org prior to September 15, 2020. We will finalize the program on September 20, 2020 and changes may not be made after that time.

Discusson: The On-Demand content will not have a discussion board. Please feel free to add your email address to the final slide of your presentation if you would like to facilitate further discussion on your topic with registered attendees.

Program Book Publication: Your abstract will be published in the final program book as submitted. Edits or additions are not allowed. 

Authorship Listing: Your abstract will show the same authorship listing order as was given during abstract submission. Edits or additions are not allowed.

Questions: Contact info@csrs.org

On-Demand Timeline:

 

Oct. 15, 2020

Speaker Portal Link emailed to all AM & ICL Speakers

Nov. 6, 2020 11:00pm CDT

Presentation videos and E-Posters Uploaded to Speaker Portal

Dec. 7, 2020-Jan. 15, 2021

On-Demand Annual Meeting and ICL Content Available

Dec. 9-12, 2020

CSRS Live Annual Meeting Sessions

Live Presentations

Speaker Roles: Highlighted Abstract Presenters, Symposia Speakers, Special Guest Speakers

Registration: Abstract Presenters and Symposia Speakers have the onus to self-register for the meeting. Register here starting Oct. 1, 2020. 

Disclosures: All authors, speakers, moderators, and CSRS committee members are required to submit disclosures for the Annual Meeting and Instructional Course. The disclosures will be available to view during the meeting. Moderators review the abstracts and conflicts of interest listed by the authors to try to ensure there are no undisclosed conflicts or bias.  Due to CME regulations, slides that are company produced or contain company logos are not allowed.

Length:
General Abstracts: 5-minute pre-recorded video, see Preliminary Program starting Oct. 15 here
Symposia Presentations: Length varies, see Preliminary Program starting Oct. 15 here.

Presentation Video: All live sessions will have pre-recorded content from speakers. Links to upload presentation will be sent to all accepted presenters. Instructions on Video uploads can be found here.
-For instructions on compressing media in PowerPoint, click here.
-For instructions on compressing video files, click here.
-General Video Presentation Example: click here.

Presenter Change: If you wish to change your presenting author, please contact CSRS at info@csrs.org prior to September 15, 2020. We will finalize the program on September 20, 2020 and changes may not be made after that time.

Program Book Publication: Your abstract will be published in the final program book as submitted. Edits or additions are not allowed. 

Authorship Listing: Your abstract will show the same authorship listing order as was given during abstract submission. Edits or additions are not allowed.

Questions: Contact info@csrs.org

Non-Exclusive License
For all presentations presented at the 2020 Annual Meeting and/or Instructional Course I attest that:

I have created and I am the current copyright holder of a paper/poster/e-poster presentation and all contents therein (hereinafter referred to as the "Work"). I hereby license the Work to the Cervical Spine Research Society ("CSRS") according to the following terms:

  1. The license shall begin on the date I upload my presentation or abstract.
  2. I hereby grant the CSRS a non-exclusive, perpetual license for use by CSRS of the Work. The CSRS is not obligated to use the Work in any way.
  3. I am giving this license to the CSRS as a contribution. I specifically release the CSRS from any obligation to pay money or otherwise perform services for this license.
  4. The CSRS may use the Work in fulfillment of its organizational purposes only. I understand and agree that such use may include, but is not limited to, the sale and advertisement of the Work, printing, exhibition, broadcast, internet use, publication, reproduction, distribution and use of excerpts or abstracts of the Work on a stand-alone basis or in combination with other material on any and all audio and visual media, whether paper-based, film or electronic.
  5. I represent to you that I am the sole author of the Work and that the Work does not contain any material that is copyrighted by any other person or entity or that, if the Work does contain material copyrighted by others, that I have obtained written permission to utilize same in the Work and to license the Work as provided hereby. I warrant that the Work does not infringe the copyright, trademark or any other intellectual property right of any other person or entity. I agree to indemnify the CSRS, its directors, officers, employees, and agents against any and all loss, cost or damages (including, without limitation, liability for payment of claims, judgments or settlements, for violation or infringement of the copyright, the trademark or other intellectual property rights of another) arising out of the granting of his license or CSRS’ use of the Work, including, without limitation, any attorney’s fees and costs that CSRS incurs in connection therewith.

By submitting my presentation, I attest that I have read the foregoing license and agreement and I fully understand the contents.

AM Live Session Timeline:

 

Oct. 15, 2020

Speaker Portal Link emailed to all AM & ICL Speakers

Nov. 6, 2020 11:00pm CDT

Presentation videos and E-Posters Uploaded to Speaker Portal

Dec. 7, 2020-Jan. 15, 2021

On-Demand Annual Meeting and ICL Content Available

Dec. 9-12, 2020

CSRS Live Annual Meeting Sessions