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For Speakers

Conflict of Interest Disclosure & Attestation Form
In order to identify and resolve all potential conflicts of interests we ask that presenters and planners complete the Disclosure Form. For your convenience it is available as a fillable pdf document, editable on your computer. Please submit it as an attachment to an email addressed to Laura Worrall ( at least 1 month prior to the activity. It is recommended that you save a copy for any modifications that you may need to make for future presentations. [See Forms and Policies]

Can speakers receive credit for presenting at a activity?
Yes, speakers can apply directly to the AMA. There are guidelines that can be found at and searching for “Direct Credit”.

10 Tips for a Better Presentation
Some of the best suggestions for speakers that we’ve found are those offered by Paul Ebel of BE, Inc., for the Annual Meeting of the Institute for Nuclear Materials Management. With Mr. Ebel’s permission, we have adapted them.

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Tips for Effective Slide Presentations
These tips are a collaborative effort of Dr. Shaun D. Black and Mr. Pete Walker III who desire to help you achieve an excellent slide presentation. Scientists both give and attend such lecture/seminar formats frequently, and we hope that the suggestions below will help make the lives of both presenters and attenders just that much easier.
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