Presenter Tools

Thank you for contributing your work to TMS2021 Virtual. The following tools will help you to prepare for your presentation.

Frequently Asked Questions

View our frequently asked questions page to learn more about how to access and participate in the conference. 

Visit FAQ Page.

Orientation Videos

View a series of short, instructional videos that will help you navigate the TMS2021 Virtual conference platform. 

View Orientation Video Series.

TMS2021 Virtual Speaker Guide

This PDF walks presenters through the process of pre-recording a presentation for TMS2021 Virtual.

Download the TMS2021 Virtual Speaker Guide PDF

TMS2021 Virtual PowerPoint Template

A TMS2021 Virtual PowerPoint template, providing useful instructions and guidelines for creating your annual meeting presentation, is available to all presenters.  

Download the TMS2021 Virtual PowerPoint Template

TMS2021 Virtual Backgrounds

The use of the TMS background for your presentation is not required, but we offer two background options: blue or yellow. You can select either TMS option, use your own background image, or use no background image at all. Download Blue Background

Download Yellow Background

Deadline Dates for Presentation Uploads

The deadline to record presentations varies by topic track. This schedule provides a list of symposia by topic area and the associated deadlines.

Download Symposium Schedule in Excel

Tips for Virtual Presentations

View these two short videos for tips from TMS on creating a quality virtual presentation.

View Presentation Tips Videos

Social Media Posts

Boost attendance at your presentation by spreading the word through your social networks. You can use the PowerPoint files below to create a custom image that highlights your role with the event.

Once you have customized the PowerPoint graphic simply follow these steps:
  1. Click File > Save As
  2. Select JPEG or PNG file format and click Save
  3. Post on social media and include #TMSAnnualMeeting and
  4. Tag TMS and any contacts who may be interested. You can find TMS at:
    1. Twitter: @TMSSociety
    2. Facebook: TMS- The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (@mineralsmetalsmaterialssociety)
    3. LinkedIn: TMS- The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society
    4. Instagram: @tmssociety

For More Information

Answers to typical presenter questions can be found on our Frequently Asked Questions page. If you have any additional questions, please contact TMS Programming Staff.