• Oral Presentation
  • Oral presenters will have 15 minutes to present, followed by 4 minutes for questions, and 1 minute for speaker change. The timing will be strict, and session chairs will be requested to stop speakers exceeding the 15-minute presentation slot. Presenters should introduce themselves to the session chairs during the break before the start of their oral session.

    Speaker Instructions

    • Speakers are required to use the computers provided by the conference for their oral presentations. Personal laptops may not be used.
    • PowerPoint or Adobe PDF are the only accepted presentation formats. Please make sure that your presentation is made using an up-to-date version of PPT (Filename.pptx) or pdf.
    • It is recommended that multi-media sound or video files are embedded in the presentation file. If, for some reason, this is not possible they must be provided at the speaker check-in together with the presentation file and clear instructions about which presentation file they belong to.
    • Presentations must be submitted on a USB drive. Please submit your presentation and familiarize yourself with equipment and procedures during the break before the beginning of the session.
    • Please sit towards the front of the room in the session in which you are presenting.
    • The Session Chair will introduce your presentation as well as monitor the length of the presentation.
    • All mobile phones must be turned off while you are presenting. Mobile phones on silent will cause feedback with the microphones.
    • A laser pointer and slide advancer will be available at the podium for your use.

  • Poster Presentation

  • Presentation requirements

    • Due to the size of the poster boards, your poster may not exceed 85cm in width and 150cm in height (portrait format). Pins will be provided.
    • Please post your poster during the break before the beginning of your poster session.
    • At least one of the authors must be present at your poster during the poster session.

    Suggested poster format

    • Posters should be easily read at a distance of 1.5 meters.
    • A poster printed on one large sheet of paper is encouraged.
    • Include the title of the presentation, the authors’ names, and the institution(s) at the top centre of the poster.
    • Avoid paragraph format, provide information in distinct clear and short bullet points.
    • Poster numbers will be provided on site. Poster numbers will be placed above your poster; you do not need to leave room on your poster for your poster number.
    • Introduction and Summary/Conclusions sections are advised.
    • Double space lines of text is recommended.
    • Only text, graphs, photographs, and artwork may be placed on the poster board.

    Design recommendations

    • Title should be no smaller than 72 points.
    • Author names should be no smaller than 36 points.
    • Body text should be no smaller than 28 points.
    • Graphics captions should be no smaller than 28 points and be placed below each graphic.