Instructions for oral presentations
Presenters of Oral Presentations will be granted 8 minutes to present their work, followed by 2 minutes for Q&A or discussion.
Presenters of Brief Communications will be granted 4 minutes to present their work, followed by 2 minutes for Q&A or discussion.
Moderated (Oral) Poster Presentations
Presenters of Moderated (Oral) Poster Presentations will be granted 4 minutes to present their work, followed by 2 minutes for Q&A or discussion. Authors of moderated posters are also expected to exhibit a printed poster. See instructions for Exhibited Posters.
As for oral and brief presentations, authors of Moderated posters can prepare a PowerPoint presentation (see below), present a digital version of their printed poster (preferably as a PowerPoint or pdf file) or use this template.
Declaration on Disclosure
All speakers have to disclose to the audience any potential conflicts of interest and sources of financial support.
How to submit a presentation at the congress
Please submit all digital files needed for your presentation in the Speakers' Ready Room. Technical specialists will help you to upload all files so everything is ready before each session. When the presentation is to be given, the file will be loaded in the meeting room.
Please come to the Speakers' Ready Room at least 2 hours before the beginning of your session. In case your speech has been scheduled for a morning session come to the Speakers' Ready Room the day before your presentation. Speakers' Ready Room is located in the meeting Tarasco Hall.
Speakers' Ready Room opening hours
|Saturday, October 12, 2019:||07:30–19:00|
|Sunday, October 13, 2019:||07:30–18:00|
|Monday, October 14, 2019:||07:30–19:00|
|Tuesday, October 15, 2019:||07:30–16:00|
In order to avoid any problems with your presentation, please make sure whether it meets the requirements and read carefully the instructions below.
How to prepare a presentation
Use Microsoft PowerPoint 2003 or higher (*.ppt) or (*pptx) to guarantee they will work properly on an on-site PC.
Prepare presentation in 16:9 format. We recommend you to save your PowerPoint presentation using PPT or PPTX format instead of PPS.
If you have pictures in the presentation, please insert them in the presentation file, do not use links.
Please keep on mind that organizer cannot guarantee the quality of Macintosh-based presentations; so check in advance (3 hours before your session starts) their Windows compatibility.
Note that the presentation system used during the congress also supports the PDF presentations.
Only fonts included in the basic installation of MS-Windows are available (English version of Windows). Use of other fonts not included in Windows can cause problems with the layout / style of the presentation. Suggested fonts are: Arial, Times New Roman, Tahoma, and Calibri. Font size for all oral presentations should not be smaller than 24. If you insist on using different fonts, these must be embedded into the presentation by choosing the right option when saving the presentation, see details below:
- Click on "File", then "Save As"
- Check the "Tools" menu and select "Embed True Type Fonts"
How to save a presentation
Save your presentation in one of the following disc or medium:
- USB flash drive
- External hard or solid state drive
Save all files associated with the presentation (PowerPoint file, movie / video files, etc.) to one folder / location. In case you are presenting more than one presentation during the congress, save different presentations to different folders and name them clearly to avoid on-site misunderstandings and problems. Always make a backup copy of your presentation and save it on a different portable disc or medium than the original presentation. DVD-RAM and Blu-ray Disc will not be available.
When the session is over, your presentation will be deleted from all computers, no copies or backups will be made. Your own computer for the presentation will be accepted only in urgent cases, if you use McIntosh, please come to Speakers' Ready Room 3 hours before your presentation.
All speakers are requested to keep the time of their presentation.
Standard equipment of the session rooms
See below the list of standard equipment of the rooms.
- Data video projector
- Sound system
- Remote control with laser pointer