Faculty Engagement Plan
Faculty participants are essential to our meeting; we empower them by providing information and resources to be utilized during their preparation for their role(s). Download the Faculty Engagement Plan to view an illustration of your responsibilities as a faculty participant.
The Faculty Engagement Plan can be used by new and senior faculty participants to collaborate and prepare for #HRS2021!
The following information is provided to help guide you through your #HRS2021 experience as Faculty.
Update Your HRS Account Contact Info
It's always a good idea to make sure that your HRS account contact information is current. This is especially important when preparing to participate as faculty for HRS2021.Take a few moments to update your profile information in your HRS Account. At a minimum, update your first name, last name, title, degrees and certifications, organization. How you are listed in your HRS account feeds how your information will appear in the online planner, mobile app, and the virtual meeting platform.
Upload Your HRS2021 Professional Headshot
Don't forget to upload your professional headshot into the Heart Rhythm 2021 Tasks Management Portal (TMP) so that your photo will automatically display in the online planner, the mobile app, and the event technology platform.
Instructions for uploading your professional headshot:
- Visit your Heart Rhythm 2021 Tasks Management Portal (TMP). You will be asked to login using your HRS account credentials.
- After login, you will see your name on the top right corner of the TMP.
- Click the drop-down arrow next to your name and select “Profile”.
- One the left side of the screen, click the photo icon and follow the instructions to complete. Photos must follow these specifications:
Format: .png or .jpg
Image Size: max 160px x 160px
File Size: 25kb
Download the Official HRS2021 PowerPoint Templates
PowerPoint Presentation Size Requirement
Please be sure that when preparing your PowerPoint slides your file sizes are 16x9 to accommodate the room screen size (In Person delivery) and/or the event technology platform (Virtual delivery). The following templates are provided to assist you with preparing your presentation.
Download Heart Rhythm 2020 PowerPoint Templates
IMPORTANT: Please make sure your PowerPoint presentation is compatible with Windows Office 2003 or Office 2007. Faculty will not be able to use an Apple device during their presentation(s).
Prepare Your HRS2021 Presentation
Whether your are a seasoned speaker or this is your first time presenting, consider these presentation pointers for a dynamic scientific presentation1. Read the full article for more information.
Presentation Pointers: Content
- Know your audience.
- Tell audience members up front why they should care and what’s in it for them.
- Convey your excitement.
- Tell your story.
- Keep it simple.
Presentation Pointers: You
- Set the stage.
- Get ready to perform.
- Stride up to the podium.
- Stand tall and keep your chest lifted.
- Speak up.
- Take your time.
- Talk to the audience, not the screen.
- Stick to your time frame.
- Don’t drift off at the end.
Six dos and don’ts of PowerPoint slides
- Less is more.
- Create sections.
- Avoid clutter.
- Make it readable.
- Use visuals.
- Check your spelling.
1From Larkin, M. How to give a dynamic scientific presentation: Convey your ideas and enthusiasm – and avoid the pitfalls that put audiences to sleep. August 4, 2015. Accessed April 5, 2021. https://www.elsevier.com/connect/how-to-give-a-dynamic-scientific-presentation
Read the full article for more information.
Get Social and Share Your Excitement for HRS2021
Get social and share your excitement about Heart Rhythm 2021! Download and post the “I'm presenting” badge on social media. Feel free to use the pre-written tweet and social media post copy below and be sure to tag the Heart Rhythm Society by including #HRS2021.
Tweet: It's confirmed — I'm attending Heart Rhythm 2021! Looking forward to learning from the brightest minds in #EPeeps around the world and reconnecting with colleagues. Also excited about this year's new hybrid format! HeartRhythm.com. #HRS2021 @HRSonline
Social Media Post: It's confirmed — I'm attending Heart Rhythm 2021! Looking forward to learning from the brightest minds in #EPeeps around the world and reconnecting with colleagues. Also excited about this year's new hybrid format! See for yourself at HeartRhythm.com. #HRS2021 #GlobalEP
Download the HRS2021 Mobile App
Download the mobile app by searching for HRS2021 in your app store. To begin building your schedule, login to the mobile app using your Badge ID and last name. Your badge ID can be found on your registration confirmation.
Register for HRS2021
Register for Heart Rhythm 2021. All presenters and chairs are required to register. Faculty enjoy a 75% discount off their registration fees; Abstract Presenters receive a 50% discount. Please be sure to select the "In-Person+Virtual" option if you plan to join us in Boston, regardless of if you are a virtual presenter or an in-person presenter.