Building upon its success at the recent Annual Meetings, the Lightning Session will again be held at the 2020 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. on Friday, January 3, 2019, from 5:30-8:30 pm.
This fast-paced, informal session gives participants an opportunity to deliver a 5-minute talk on their current research, a specific case-study, or methodological problem to an interdisciplinary audience and get feedback from a wide variety of colleagues, with an emphasis on interaction and networking.
The 2020 Lightning Session will accommodate up to 15 participants over the course of 3 hours and will be moderated by members of the Student Affairs Interest Group (SAIG). Each participant will have 5 minutes (no more, no less) to make an informal presentation. Each presentation will be followed by a 5-minute discussion between the presenter and the audience. Each presenter will be allowed to display a maximum of two Powerpoint slides.
*Lightning Session participants must be members in good standing of the AIA and registered for the Annual Meeting;
*Presentations may be a maximum of 5 minutes only;
*A maximum of 5 Powerpoint slides per presentation are allowed, and must be submitted in advance;
*Handouts are not allowed;
*Lightning Session participants are not eligible for AIA travel grants.
Submission Deadline: November 15, 2019
Interested parties are invited to submit the following through the AIA Annual Meeting website:
A sub-committee of the SAIG will review all applications and acceptance letters will be emailed by December 1, 2019.
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