Botany 2006 - The Centennial CelebrationBotanical Society of America: Botanical Conference Information
Information for Presenters


Be sure and double check your presentation for accuracy in the Presentation Ready Room before your scheduled presentation time.

Botany 2006 will provide the opportunity for presenters to deliver computer-based presentations as a standard presentation option.

The Pentium IV laptops that will be provided for the Conference use Windows XP Pro and MS Office XP suite including PowerPoint. The PowerPoint application will handle older versions as well as MacIntosh saved as a 2000 or earlier version file. Adobe Acrobat, Quicktime, Realplayer will be on the laptops as well.

For computer presentations, files should be prepared as CD ROMs or on Thumb Drives. A centralized network will also be available and presenters should make time to pre-load their presentations on to the network well before their scheduled session time. Mac users are strongly encouraged to double-check their presentation before their scheduled presentation time.

Location of the Presentation Ready room will be published in the conference Program Book.

Posters and Poster Sessions

Posters will be on display for the duration of the meeting in the Bell Memorial Union from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm Monday through Wednesday. A single conference-wide Poster Session for all societies is scheduled for Tuesday, August 1st from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm.

Regular submission posters will fit onto bulletin Boards that are 4’ tall and 8’ wide.
Recent topics posters will fit onto bulletin boards that are 4’ tall and 4’ wide. Materials may be secured with push pins, which will be provided.

Poster set-up time is Sunday, July 30th , from noon to 5:00 pm or Monday July 31st , from 8:00 am - noon
Poster take-down time is Wednesday, August 2nd, from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Neither the BMU Management, Chico State University, nor Botany 2006 Management, are responsible for any poster materials remaining after 6:00 pm on Wednesday, August 2nd.


For specific questions regarding your poster presentations or session presentations, please feel free to contact me at

Questions About Botany Meetings should be directed to: BSA Meetings Manager:
Johanne Stogran
Botanical Society of America Meetings Office
2813 Blossom Ave
Columbus, OH 43231
Tele: (614) 899-9356 - Fax: (614) 895-7866 - E-mail:
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