Digital & Multimedia Sciences Section—Call for Scientific Session Moderators

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Source: Jason M. Paroff, JD, Section Chair

The Digital & Multimedia Sciences (DMS) Section is seeking volunteers from the section to moderate 1.5-hour session blocks during our Scientific Program currently scheduled for February 18–19, 2020. We are looking to fill the following time slots:

Thursday, February 18:

    1. 9:00 a.m. Central Time
    2. 10:30 a.m. Central Time
    3. 1:00 p.m. Central Time
    4. 2:30 p.m. Central Time

Friday, February 19:

  1. 9:00 a.m. Central Time
  2. 10:30 a.m. Central Time

As our conference will be virtual this year, the requirements of moderators are still not set in stone. We do know that all sessions will be pre-recorded, and that presenters are expected to be present online during the playing of those recordings. Moderators will not be responsible for playing the recordings and will probably be monitoring a text chat dialogue—at this point, we do not know for sure. The full role of the moderators will be clarified in the near future, and moderators will be advised of what they need to do so they can be effective in this role.

Serving as a moderator counts toward Academy promotional requirements. Please consider contributing to our Section and the Academy by volunteering your time as a moderator. If you would like to volunteer, please reach out to our Program Committee Chair, Douglas White, ( and/or Co-Chair, Kathryn Seigfried-Spellar ( Thank you!