Tips for Developing Your PowerPoint Presentation The following recommendations are easy to implement and result in better communication of the educational content to the attendees.
Text and Font Guidelines • Use a Sans Serif font (e.g., Arial or Verdana). • Use at least a 24 point font. • Use only one font in your presentation. To emphasize text, use a different color or style (bold or italics, but not both). • For bullet points, use the 6 X 6 rule. One thought per line with no more than 6 words per line and no more than 6 lines per slide. • Do not use all caps except for titles. Start each line of text with an uppercase character.
Background and Color Guidelines • Keep the background consistent. • Use light colored text on a dark background (white text is preferred on a dark background). • Keep the design clean, simple and uncluttered. • Upload your Presentation • Presentations can be submitted in advance of the meeting via the advanced submission site: http://www.projectionnet.com/aua/Login.aspx • Onsite speakers must check-in to the Speaker Ready Room (GWCC, B206) 24 hours prior to their scheduled presentation.