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Technical Support Information – Desktop Computers

In order to view the webcast, you must have a currently supported HTML5 compliant web browser with standards-based media playback support on supported versions of the Windows and Macintosh operating systems.

Video webcasts require that you have a broadband Internet connection with at least 600kbps of download connectivity. If you are having difficulty with playback of a video webcast, for example playback is buffering frequently, select the "Play audio and slides" link which requires less bandwidth than the video webcasts. If you have trouble with the audio webcast, you may not have sufficient bandwidth on your Internet connection to view the webcasts. Downloadable audio-only MP3 files are available for each session.

If you are still having trouble viewing the webcasts, please carefully review the detailed System Requirements and Troubleshooting Steps webpage.

Using the Capital Reach Media Player

For each session, users may access sessions in two different versions of the media player. Some sessions may include video of the presenter.

  1. Slide video – video of the speaker's slide presentation is the default stream displayed in the player. This option displays all speaker mouse movements and videos included in presentations.
  2. Audio and slides – audio of the speaker's presentation is the default stream in the player. Static slide images in the slide presentations are synchronized to the audio stream.

Navigating the Presentation Webcast

The player offers several tools to navigate the presentation:

  1. "Browse Slides" icon – select the browse slides icon to navigate to any slide in the presentation by selecting the slide thumbnail image.

Player Tools

  1. "Speaker Information" icon – displays information about the speakers and presentations in the session.
  2. "Notes" icon – send notes while watching the session to any e-mail address.
  3. "Download Media" icon – select this button to download an audio-only file of the session.
  4. Playback Controls
    • Play/Pause button – select this button to play or pause the default media stream of the player.
    • Stop button – select this button to stop the default media stream of the player.

Mobile Device Support

Presentation playback is supported on supported versions of Apple iOS devices (Apple iPad and iPhone) and Android devices with an enabled Internet connection and a currently supported web browser with standards based media playback support. Users of these devices can stream sessions to their mobile device. Users have the option to stream either slide presentation video or audio-only from the session. Please note that some advanced interactivity features of the desktop player may not be supported on the Apple iOS mobile devices.

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Speaker Info
Presidential Plenary: Whole Genome Approaches to Unraveling Diseases
Translating Whole Genome Data to Disease
Francis S Collins, MD, PhD
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D. was appointed the 16th Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) by President Barack Obama and confirmed by the Senate. He was sworn in on August 17, 2009. On June 6, 2017, President Donald Trump announced his selection of Dr. Collins to continue to serve as the NIH Director. In this role, Dr. Collins oversees the work of the largest supporter of biomedical research in the world, spanning the spectrum from basic to clinical research. Dr. Collins is a physician-geneticist noted for his landmark discoveries of disease genes and his leadership of the international Human Genome Project, which culminated in April 2003 with the completion of a finished sequence of the human DNA instruction book. He served as director of the National Human Genome Research Institute at NIH from 1993-2008. Before coming to NIH, Dr. Collins was a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator at the University of Michigan. He is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine and the National Academy of Sciences, was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in November 2007, and received the National Medal of Science in 2009.
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