The Session Chair's responsibilities are to:
- Assist with the smooth flow of the session
- Ensure the session environment is distraction free
- Ensure the presenters are prepared to speak at their designated times
- Monitor Q&A
There will be a training session for Session Chairs on the virtual platform on November 11, 2021 at 11:00 am ET and November 22, 2021 at 7:00 pm ET. The recordings of these trainings will be posted on the website if you are unable to attend the training.
Join Session (Mandatory)
Session Chairs need to join the session 20 minutes prior to the start of the live session. Example: if your session starts at 8:00 am, you will need to join your session between 7:40 am – 8:00 am.
Enter the session by clicking the Join Session link on the platform. During the 20 minutes prior to the session starting, Session Chairs will give presenters instructions for the flow of the session and will ensure all equipment is set up and ready to go when the session goes live.
Once you are in the session, Session Chairs will:
MRS Recording Policy
Recording of Presentations is Strictly Prohibited. No individual or entity—including a presenting author—may electronically record or broadcast any portion of the MRS Meeting without prior written consent of MRS. Unauthorized recording (audio, video, still photography, etc.) of presentations during sessions, posters, workshops, tutorials, etc., without the express written consent of MRS and individual authors is strictly prohibited. MRS reserves the rights to any approved audio and video production of presentations at all MRS events. Press representatives must receive a Press Pass and photo/recording permission from MRS. Those who do not comply with the MRS Recording Policy may have their access to meeting content revoked.
Attendees or exhibitors are encouraged to network and enjoy the meeting experience. As such, capturing memories of casual meeting activities and networking is permitted with the permission of those being prominently photographed. Photographing formal meeting presentations, posters or displays is forbidden without permission of MRS and the presenter.
Those who do not comply with the MRS Photo Policy may have their access to meeting content revoked.
Videos and Photos for MRS Use
MRS Meeting attendance implies your consent to be photographed, filmed and/or recorded for use on the MRS website or news publications. Please note that no presentations will be recorded without prior consent of MRS and the authors.
If you have any further questions, please contact us