To submit your slide for the 3MT, please review the following requirements:

Slide submission deadlines

All graduate students participating in the 3MT competition must submit their final slides by the submission deadline for their faculty-based heat.

Faculty Slide Deadline
Applied Health Sciences Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Arts Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Environment Friday, February 28, 2020
Engineering - Architecture Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Engineering - Chemical Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Engineering - Civil & Environmental Monday, January 27, 2020
Engineering - Electrical & Computer Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Engineering - Management Sciences Thursday, January 30, 2020
Engineering - Systems Design Thursday, January 30, 2020
Mathematics Friday, March 6, 2020
Science Sunday, March 1, 2020

Slide content

Competitors are required to create two slides using the 3MT Powerpoint template (PPTX)

  • One static content slide to support your presentation, in accordance with the 3MT presentation rules
    • In order to avoid formatting issues, all text should use standard fonts (e.g. Arial)
    • Images are acceptable, but video and sound are not

Naming requirements

Submitted files MUST adhere to the following naming convention:

  • Filename: "Lastname_Firstname_Faculty.pdf"
  • Example: "Glover_Tasha_Arts.pdf"

Submitting your slides

Finalized 3MT slides should be saved in PDF format, and submitted using the slide submission form:

Presentation slides will not be accepted if they are not submitted on time or do not meet the stated requirements, disqualifying the participant. For this reason, competitors are encouraged to finalize and submit their files well in advance of the deadline.


Clarifications regarding file submissions can be directed to your faculty-heat co-ordinator.