Botany 2005 will provide the opportunity for presenters to deliver
computer-based presentations as a standard presentation option.
The Pentium IV laptops that will be provided for the Conference use
Windows XP Pro and MS Office XP suite including PowerPoint. The PowerPoint
application will handle older versions as well as MacIntosh saved as
a 2000 or earlier version file. Adobe Acrobat, Quicktime, Realplayer
will be on the laptops as well.
For computer presentations, files should be prepared as CD ROMs
or on Thumb Drives. A centralized network will also be available
should make time to pre-load their presentations on to the network
well before their scheduled session time.
Be sure and double check your presentation for accuracy in the
Presentation Ready Room before your scheduled presentation time.
full list of specifcations on the laptops is:
PentiumIV 2.0Ghz, 256Mb Ram,
DVD/CDRW Combo Roms,
(3) USB Ports
Windows XP Pro/with latest service packs
MS Office XP Suite/with PowerPoint
Windows Media Player