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Uploading Your Presentation and Supporting Materials

Once your video and supplemental materials are ready, you can upload them to the TMS 2021 Presenter Platform. Below are step-by-step instructions to walk you through the process.

To ensure you have ample support from APA staff, please do not wait until the deadline to upload your materials. An influx of last-minute support requests can result in a backlog and cause a delay in our response time.

Preparing Your Materials

Before you begin, make sure to save your files correctly. The system only accepts the following file types:

  • Video: mp4
  • Poster: pdf, pdfx, jpg
  • Slides: pdf, pdfx, ppt, pptx
  • Handout: pdf, pdfx, doc, docx
  • Abstract: pdf, pdfx

Note: We recommend using Zoom to record your video presentation. If you would prefer to use the TMS 2021 platform, please follow these instructions.


Getting Started

To begin, access the TMS 2021 Presenter Platform.

Scroll down to “Current Presentations” to begin uploading.


Upload Your Video Presentation (mp4)

  • Click the “Video” button.
  • Click “Upload Presentation.”
  • When you get to the pop-up that says “Select Presentation Video,” click on “Upload File.”
  • Locate the mp4 file on your computer and click “Open.”

You will know that you are successful when you see “Record updated” in a green box. If you would like to replace your presentation, simply redo this process.


Upload Your Poster (pdf, pdfx, jpg)

*only available to poster presenters

  • Click the “Poster” button.
  • Click “Upload File,” select the pdf, pdfx, or jpg file on your computer, and click “Open.”

You will know that you are successful when you see “Upload is complete” in a green box. If you would like to replace your poster, simply redo this process.


Optional: Upload Your Slides (pdf, pdfx, ppt, pptx)

*only available to sessions presenters

Some presenters like to offer attendees a version of their slides to download and save; this is not required. If you choose to share slides, please do your best to make sure the slides are accessible to all participants.

  • Click the “Slides” button.
  • Click “Attach Slides Here” and locate the pdf, pdfx, ppt, or pptx file on your computer.
  • Select “Open.”
  • Select “Upload File.”

You will know that you are successful when you see “Presentation upload is complete” in a green box. If you would like to replace your slides, simply redo this process.

If you change your mind and would like to remove your slides, please email tms@apa.org.


Optional: Upload Your Handouts or Abstract (pdf, pdfx, doc, docx)

*only available to sessions presenters

Providing supplementary materials for attendees is not required. If you choose to provide supplementary materials, please do your best to make sure the document is accessible to all participants.

  • Click the “Abstract/Handout” button.
  • Select the first document type would like to upload from the dropdown: Abstract, Handout 1, or Handout 2.
  • Click “Upload File” and locate the pdf, pdfx, doc, or docx file on your computer.
  • Select “Open.”
  • Click “Upload File.”

You will know that you are successful when you see “Upload is complete” in a green box.

To upload your next document, select another document type from the dropdown, and select “upload file.” Please make sure to select a different file type from the dropdown for each file.

To see what files you have already uploaded, scroll down to “Existing Media Files.”

If you would like to replace your handout(s) or abstract, simply redo this process. If you change your mind and would like to remove your document(s), please email tms@apa.org.


Optional: Scheduling Your Office Hours

Please visit our Office Hours page for more information and instructions.

IMPORTANT: To participate in Office Hours, you must register as an TMS 2021 attendee. Even if you schedule a time, you will be unable to participate in the discussion if you are not registered. Register here.


Next Steps: Promote Your Presentation

Tell your colleagues and peers about your accomplishment and encourage them to check out your presentation! Your presentation is essential for disseminating your work, growing awareness of your expertise, and influencing the discipline’s future.

Visit our promotion guide and promotion toolkit for helpful hints and resources.



ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

If you have questions, please email tms@apa.org. We are available to help Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET.

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