Each speaker has been allocated the amount of time indicated on the conference program (15 or 30 minutes, for contributed and invited speakers, respectively). Please gauge the length of your presentation accordingly, making sure to leave a few minutes at the end of your presentation for questions. Conference staff will inform you when you are within a few minutes of the end of your allocated time and will be instructed to cut off speakers who exceed their time allocation.
PDF and PowerPoint presentations are permitted. Open Office formats may also be used. Required technical equipment will be available at the congress. Please make sure that any required CODEC files for any videos are also submitted.
Submission of Presentation
Please prepare your talk in one of the following formats, Powerpoint (.ppt or .pptx), PDF (.pdf) or Keynote (.key), and bring it to the meeting on a USB drive.
Both PC and Mac computers will be available. You will not be able to use your own computer. Laser pointers will be provided.
We STRONGLY encourage you to load your presentation onto the appropriate computer (PC or Mac) WELL IN ADVANCE of the session in which you are speaking. Conference staff will be on hand in the meeting room to organize the uploading of talks starting at 7:30 am each morning, during lunch and coffee breaks, and for a short period after the last talks each evening.
The LATEST you should have your presentation loaded on the appropriate computer is 30 minutes before your session starts. If you are speaking in the first session of the day, we encourage you to load your presentation the evening before.
In preparation for loading your presentation onto the computer, please name your file as follows: DAY.TIME.LASTNAME.ppt. For example, Monday.1230.Bartz.ppt corresponds to a talk on Monday at 12:30.If your presentation includes additional files, such as a video file embedded in your PPT, please make sure that these files work properly and are available for transfer.
Please note: Do not rely on having internet access available during your talk.
Your poster should be in DIN A0 (84,1 cm x 118,9 cm) and vertical format. Pins will be provided on your poster board. Please do not use any other pins as the ones provided. All poster boards will be labeled with a poster number. You will find your poster number in the program book.
Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us: