American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

Speaker Resources

Thank you for preparing your presentation for the ACS Clinical Congress. Please ensure that your moderator has communicated the duration of your presentation PRIOR to doing your recording using Zoom. If you are unsure of your presentation time, please email us at

Before recording your presentation, make sure you do not have any non-HIPAA compliant or copyrighted materials included in your presentation. Review the ACS Division of Education's Policy on Safeguarding Protected Health Information and Avoiding Copyright Infringement.

The presentation upload portal is now open and the deadline to upload your recording is September 20.

How to Pre-Record and Upload Your Presentation

To upload your presentation, use the link below and provide your ACS Member ID and password:

Upload your presentation

Speaker Presentation Recording Resources

Presentation Recording Checklist

Recording Tips and Tricks

Zoom Call Setup and Recording Suggestions

Power Point's Stock Image Library

Slide Template

Please note: Using the slide template is not mandatory.

Clinical Congress 2021 Power Point Template for Speakers

When creating your presentation, please ensure the second slide is a disclosure slide.

Moderator Resources

Moderator Screenshots for Viewing Speaker Presentations

Virtual Backgrounds

To save a virtual background to your computer, click on the desired image. It will open full size. Right click on the image and click Save image as... Name the file and save to your computer. You can also use the following links to download the static background or an animated background.

Zoom Background Static

Zoom Background Animated

Zoom Background 1

Technical Support

For any technical issues with the upload site should be directed to CTI Tech Support at or you may call 217-398-1792. Please check your spam folder if you do not receive a reply in your Inbox.

For any questions related to your recording, please contact ACS staff at