Canadian Menopause Society 4th Biennial National Scientific Conference

Thank-you for agreeing to be a speaker at the Canadian Menopause Society 4th Biennial National Scientific Conference on November 10 & 11, 2023 at the Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel - 1128 West Hastings Vancouver, BC, V6E 4R5

This web page will guide you through a series of tasks for your participation as a presenter. Please complete all the tasks by the deadlines listed below.

1 Preparing for Your Session

August 25

Please submit the following items by email to CPD Conference Services

Learning Objectives

To ensure your presentation content and delivery is in alignment with the stated program objectives.

You will need to create 2-3 Learning Objectives for your session. Learn more about writing learning objectives here.

Credentials & Appointments

All speakers are asked to submit their signature in the following format:

Short Biography (50 words or less)

Your biography should be 2-3 sentences  (50 words or less) outlining your experience in the field.


Please provide a professional headshot in jpeg or png format. This will be used on the online platform and in conference marketing materials.

Publication Release Form

You will need to complete the following Publication Release Form.

Conflict of Interest Form

Every speaker must complete the Conflict of Interest Disclosure Form.

2 Prepare your Presentation

October 31

Slide Format & Mandatory Slides

University of Toronto Accreditation conditions require that all presenters/speakers must include a disclosure slide and learning objectives slide at the beginning of their presentation, stating all real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or lack thereof and verbally notify the audience. Download Slide Template (PPT)


Content for PowerPoint presentations, websites and printed materials should not contain copyright-protected work. However, if the materials are deemed essential, the application of Fair Dealing may apply.

Patient Confidentiality

All presentations must comply with patient confidentiality agreements. Patient names should not be used, and images must not contain identifiable features (e.g., institutional location of scan, date of scan, patient date of birth, MRN, photography that shows facial or other identifiable features etc.).


All presentations must include a minimum of 25% interactivity. This is typically achieved through audience response (polling) and Q&A.

After reviewing the above requirements and ensuring your presentation has included the 2 mandatory slides, please submit your presentation by email to CPD Conference Services


  • If your presentation is too large to submit by email, please use WeTransfer
  • If you have polling questions, please write the question number and slide number in the body of the email so we can ensure they are not missed.
  • Please ensure the title of your presentation file is named: Menopause-firstname-lastname so we are able to easily track it.

*We are collecting presentations in advance as an online syllabus will be made available to attendees before the conference (if you have given us permission to post your PowerPoint, it will be made available).