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Oral Guidelines

Oral Presentation Guidelines

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Plenary speakers have a 60 minutes time slot – please prepare a PowerPoint presentation that lasts for up to 45 minutes maximum to allow a 10 minute introduction and 5 minutes for discussion after your talk.

Invited speakers have a 30 minutes time slot – please prepare a PowerPoint presentation that lasts for up to 25 minutes maximum to allow 5 minutes for discussion after your talk.

Short Talk Presentations have a 15 minutes time slot please prepare a PowerPoint presentation that lasts for up to 1112 minutes maximum to allow 34 minutes for discussion after your talk.

Speed Talk Presentations have a 5 minutes time slot please prepare a PowerPoint presentation that lasts for up to 4 minutes maximum.

Data Presentation

If using a PowerPoint presentation (or any other PC-based application), please bring it on a USB Memory stick and load it on one of the Congress computers in the Speakers' Ready Room at least 3 hours before the start of the session where you are speaking. The Speakers' Ready Room will be marked clearly with signage at the Congress venue. 

If combining video films with PowerPoint, please make sure to check it in the session hall where your lecture is taking place during a coffee or lunch break prior to your session, at least 30 minutes before the start of the session.

Important note for Macintosh users

In order to use a MAC presentations on a PC-compatible computer please note that you need to prepare it according to the instructions below, before bringing it to the Speakers' Ready Room:

  1. Use a 3X4 size of Power Point
  2. Use a common font, such as Arial, Times New Roman, Verdana etc. (special fonts might be changed to a default font on a PowerPoint based PC).
  3. Insert pictures as JPG files (and not TIF, PNG or PICT - these images will not be visible on a PowerPoint-based PC).

Alternatively, you may use your own Macintosh laptop computer. In such a case please provide it with a VGA adaptor for external signal, advise the operators in the Speakers' Ready Room about it as soon as you arrive and later on test it in the session hall where your lecture is taking place during the coffee or lunch break prior to your session, at least 30 minutes before the start of the session.

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