Oral presentation guidelines

General Information
All presentations will be in a WIDESCREEN format. To take full advantage of the new widescreen format, we recommend that you build or convert your presentation to a 16:9 aspect ratio. We strongly recommend using Microsoft Office PowerPoint for your presentation. Please note that the congress computers are being supplied with PowerPoint 2013.

Speaker Ready Room (Registration Desk)
All speakers are required to check in at the Speaker Ready Room (Special Desk in the Registration Area) to upload their presentation at least 1 hour prior to the start of their session. The Speaker Ready Room will be open from June 18 to 23, and the staff will be available to answer your questions and to help you upload your presentation from your USB memory stick.
 
If your presentation includes video files, further to uploading it at the Speaker Ready Room, please use a health or lunch break at least 30 minutes prior to the start of your session to go to the session room where your lecture will take place to make sure that it will run smoothly on the congress computers.

Important Note for Macintosh Users
In order to use Mac presentations on a PC computer, please note that you need to prepare it according to the instructions below, before bringing it to the Speaker Ready Room:

-    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)
-    Insert pictures as JPG files (and not TIF, PNG or PICT - these images will not be visible on a PowerPoint based PC)
-    Use a common movie format, such as AVI, MPG and WMV (MOV files from QuickTime will not be visible on a PowerPoint based PC)

You may use your own Macintosh laptop computer as a back-up. In such a case, please make sure to bring a Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter (Dongle). Please visit the Speaker Ready Room to check your presentation and advise the staff of your intent to use your own laptop.

Please arrive at the session room at least 30 minutes prior to the start of your session to plug in your laptop and check your presentation on the projection system.

If you have any questions or comments, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Important Dates

Call for papers and registration starts
October 19, 2016

Abstract submission deadline
March 14, 2017

Paper acceptance notice
April 8, 2017

Early bird and presenting author registration deadline
April 18, 2017

Conference
June 19-23, 2017

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