Information for Speakers

Audio Visual

When you arrive at the conference, please be sure to bring your presentation on a memory stick to the speaker registration desk (this will be separate from the conference registration area). At this time we will test your files and load them into the laptop that will be in the room where you are speaking. If your presentation is not finalized at the time you check in, please be sure to bring it to the desk AT LEAST two hours before you speak.

The following is the audio-visual equipment that will be present and at your disposal for your presentation. Please note that audiovisual technicians will be available on-site to assist with any audio-visual requirements that speakers may have.

  • Lectern with microphone (*this is not a wireless mic)
  • Laptop computer
  • LCD projector and screen

Please send an email if you require additional AV requirements, such as:

  • Access to the internet
  • If your presentation includes embedded video that will require audio
  • If you wish to use your own computer for your presentation
  • Wireless mic
  • Flip charts, etc

The CSRT does not distribute paper copies of your presentation; however, a PDF copy of your PowerPoint presentation will be placed on the CSRT web site after the conference. If you do not wish to have your PowerPoint presentation placed on the CSRT website, please inform us accordingly.


If you have questions related to this information please send an email.

Air Travel

Kindly arrange your travel through the CSRT travel agent Andrew George at Uniglobe – by March 15, 2017 - Email at or by telephone at (800) 661-6976. If you arrange your travel through your own means, the CSRT will only reimburse after the conference, when all other conference expenses are paid (after June 30th).

Disclaimer: Please note that since your travel is arranged through the CSRT travel agent, the cost is billed directly to the CSRT. However, should you cancel your travel for any reason, you will be responsible to reimburse the CSRT for the full amount of the travel costs and related administrative charges.


As per information sent to you by the CSRT Executive Director Christiane Menard, the CSRT will pay for your economy travel and accommodation at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront hotel (the number of nights will have been confirmed with you via email). Please reserve your room here: ** The CSRT is unable to secure accommodation for you after the block of rooms is filled at the Marriott Harbourfront Hotel. Speakers must book their hotel accommodation ASAP**

If you book by phone, make sure to to mention the CSRT conference to receive negotiated rates. Please note that the hotel will charge to the CSRT master account directly the nights paid by the CSRT. Please have this email with you when registering at the hotel in case issues arise when checking in.

Disclaimer: Speakers must stay within the CSRT room block to be reimbursed, unless approval from CSRT Executive Director has been received to reserve accommodation at another hotel or facility.


The CSRT will only reimburse for reasonable travel expenses, such as taxi and parking. All food and beverage outside the regular conference program will not be reimbursed by the CSRT. Please keep all receipts as you will be required to submit these with your completed expense form after the conference by June 15, 2017, at which time the CSRT finalizes all payments related to the conference. No reimbursement will be possible after June 15, 2017.

Any speaker honorariums will be distributed by the moderator after your presentation.


Please complete and scan/email to by March 15, 2017 or fax to the CSRT office as indicated on the form. You will have received information in advance from Christiane Menard regarding your registration fees, but if you have any questions which category to select, send an email.

Registration Form

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