American Public Gardens Association
2019 Conference
Washington D.C. June 17-21, 2019

2019 Presenter and Moderator Information

This page contains all pertinent information for 2019 Conference Presenters and Moderators.


A/V & Room Set-up Information

IMPORTANT - We do not provide laptops.
Presenters & moderators are responsible for bringing a laptop from which to run the presentation(s). If this machine is not HDMI compatible, the Association can provide the necessary adapters. In the event you have any technical questions you need addressed please contact Ken Annan( as soon as possible.  

Audio / Visual Equipment:
The Standard A/V package that will be provided for both concurrent sessions and workshops includes the following:

  • LCD projector 
  • Screen
  • Power strip and cabling
  • Presentation remote w/laser pointer
  • 1 wired microphone at the podium
  • 1 HDMI line at podium (to run sound from laptop)
  • 1 wired microphone at the head table (for panelists to share)​

If you have special needs that are not covered by the Standard Package described here, please email Ken Annan ( by Tuesday, April 9 with your request and the name of the session/workshop to which it applies. We will do everything we can to try and accommodate your needs.

Room Set-Up:

Concurrent sessions and professional community meetings will be provided with a podium and head table at the front of the room with theater style seating for attendees.

Workshops will be provided with a podium and head table at the front of the room and classroom style seating for attendees.

You are welcome to rearrange furniture but we ask that you please return it to its original setting before the end of your session, so that it's ready for the next event.


2019 Conference PowerPoint Presentations:

As with previous years, we are NOT requiring the use of an Association provided PowerPoint template. Presenters can use whatever template they choose but should format presentations based on the appropriate dimensions to ensure they display properly.

Dimensions for presentations should be formatted in the Standard 4:3 size.

CLICK HERE for helpful tips on peparing and delivering accessible and inclusive presentations at this year's event.