Presentation Information

This page describes how to prepare to present at the conference.

Main conference track:

Please refer to the accepted papers page to check your paper type: Oral or Poster.

Oral papers (Hybrid):

  • Provide a prerecorded 13-min video for long papers and 8-min video for short papers which will be included in the conference platform during the conference period.
  • For authors who CAN physically attend the conference onsite, you are expected to give a live talk onsite (13 mins' presentation + 2 mins' Q&A for long papers, and 8 mins' presentation + 1 mins' Q&A for short papers) in the corresponding oral session.
  • For authors who CANNOT physically attend the conference, you are expected to give a live talk online (13 mins' presentation + 2 mins' Q&A for long papers, and 8 mins' presentation + 1 mins' Q&A for short papers) in the corresponding oral session.
  • In case of emergent network connection problem during the live talk, the volunteer serving for the session can play the prerecorded video for the paper.

Posters including late breaking result (LBR) papers (Hybrid):

  • Provide a prerecorded 13-min video for long papers and 8-min video for short papers which will be included in the conference platform during the conference period. For your video, you can present several slides, or present a single poster zooming in the part that you are presenting.

  • There are two poster sessions each conference day (Oct. 19- Oct. 21): afternoon hybrid poster session (EST 15-17) and evening repeat virtual poster session (EST 20-22), including the same group of posters assigned that day, and you are expected to present in both sessions.

In the afternoon poster session (hybrid, EST 15-17):

For authors who CAN physically attend the conference, you are expected to prepare a printed poster (maximum dimensions is 70in (W) x 48in (H) (180cm x 120cm) horizontal format) ( Optional template poster from CVPR 2021 ), stand at your poster, present your work and discuss with onsite participants, during the entire afternoon poster session/period (EST 15-17) to which you are assigned. For the sanitary reasons, we limit one poster per board. Please use large fonts (minimum of 32 points) so that your poster can be viewed at a distance (at least 6 feet). Try to minimize the amount of text on your poster and use visuals/graphics when possible. Should you need local printing, please email General Chairs ( icmi2021-general-chairs@acm. org ) for consulting.

For authors who remotely attend the conference, you need connect to the virtual platform and present your poster there for remote participants. A virtual booth will be assigned to each virtual poster. The presenter will have the ability to share her/his screen with the virtual audience near the booth. The presenter can do short presentations several times using a couple of slides to briefly explain the research, but a long presentation should be avoided. They can also have a single poster, zooming in the part that they are presenting. The virtual platform will allow the participants to seamlessly hop between virtual poster booths.

In the evening repeat poster session ( virtual only, EST 20-22):

For both in person or remote participation, posters will be presented together ONLY virtually in the conference platform. That means if you attend physically, besides the printed poster for afternoon session, you will also present posters in evening virtual poster session with other remote presenters for remote audience. If you attend remotely, you present your posters online in both afternoon and evening poster session the same day to which you are assigned. Each presenter for all posters should connect to the virtual platform and participate in their session. A virtual booth will be assigned to each poster. The presenter will have the ability to share her/his screen with the virtual audience near the booth. The presenter can do short presentations several times using a couple of slides to briefly explain the research, but a long presentation should be avoided. They can also have a single poster, zooming in the part that they are presenting. The virtual platform will allow the participants to seamlessly hop between virtual poster booths.

Blue sky papers (Hybrid):

  • Provide a prerecorded 10-min video blue sky papers which will be included in the conference platform during the conference period.
  • For authors who CAN physically attend the conference onsite, you are expected to give a live talk onsite (10 mins' presentation + 3 mins' Q&A) in the corresponding blue sky paper session.
  • For authors who CANNOT physically attend the conference, you are expected to give a live talk online (10 mins' presentation + 3 mins' Q&A) in the corresponding blue sky paper session.
  • In case of emergent network connection problem during the live talk, the volunteer serving for the session can play the prerecorded video for the paper.

In this special session, moderator will briefly introduce session to start (2-3 mins). Each of the three paper presenters give a 10-min live talk either onsite or online. At the end of each talk, moderator will ask speaker a couple of talk-specific questions (3 mins). At the end of talks, there is open discussion with audience asking general questions (15-20 mins).

For the above-mentioned oral, poster and blue sky papers, please contact the Program Chairs (icmi2021-program-chairs@acm.org), if you have further questions.

Demos (Hybrid):

  • Provide a prerecorded 10-min video your demo which will be included in the conference platform during the conference period.
  • For authors who CAN physically attend the conference, you are expected to prepare live demo in the afternoon Posters/Demos (Hybrid) session (EST 15-17) of Oct. 20, stand at your demo, present your work and discuss with conference participants, during the entire demo session/period to which you are assigned. And in later virtual “Demonstrations and Exhibits” session (EST 17-18) of the same day, you will also present your demos again but virtually with other remote presenters for remote audience. See more details just below.
  • If you attend remotely, you present your demos in virtual “Demonstrations and Exhibits” session (EST 17-18) to which you are assigned. Each presenter should connect to the virtual platform and participate in their session. A virtual booth will be assigned to each demo. The presenter will have the ability to share her/his screen with the virtual audience near the booth. The presenter can do short presentations several times, but a long presentation should be avoided. The virtual platform will allow the participants to seamlessly hop between virtual demo booths.
  • Please contact the Demo Chairs ( icmi2021-demo-chairs@acm.org ) if you have further questions.

Doctoral consortium (virtually):

  • Provide a prerecorded 10-min video which will be included in the conference platform during the conference period.
  • For all authors no matter participating in person or remotely, you are expected to give a live talk online (10 mins' presentation + a few mins' Q&A) in the corresponding session.
  • In case of emergent network connection problem during the live talk, the volunteer serving for the session can play the prerecorded video for the paper.
  • Please contact the Doctoral Consortium Chairs (icmi2021-doctoral-chairs@acm.org) if you have further questions.

Attentions

  • The pre-record videos for each track described above are mandatory, while the video submission requirement contacted by Sheridan for ACM DL is optional.
  • Regardless of whether you submit videos from Sheridan's link or not, you need to upload your presentation video via https://icmi.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_blQu4v6KRDPy32e. The deadline is Oct. 1, 2021. You can submit same video to this link for program and to ACM DL if you want.
  • The videos for conference program are not just for “backup”. They will be included in the conference platform so people can watch the video of the papers regardless of the time that they are connected to the system.
  • The video format must be .mp4 or .avi format, optimized for streaming; the Video Codec is H.264 and the Audio Codec is AAC+ or AAC. MPEG4 PART 10 or AVC. The video resolution must be at least 720p.
  • Recommended video length:
    • Long paper (Oral): 13 mins
    • Short paper (Oral): 8 mins
    • Long paper (Poster): 13 mins
    • Short paper (Poster): 8 mins
    • Blue sky paper: 10 mins
    • Late Breaking Results: 8 mins
    • Demo: 10 mins
    • Doctoral consortium: 10 mins

Videos

For instructions on creating your video presentation, please see the video information page.

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