Presentation Guidelines

Symposium Presentation Guidelines

Each symposium is 75 minutes in length including time for Questions and Answers.  Kindly ensure that there is ample time for audience participation and discussion during the scheduled symposium time.

The meeting room will be equipped with:

Projector and screen (please use 16:9 slide ratio)
Lectern microphone
Wireless presenter

You will be required to use your own laptop to connect to the LCD projector.  Please note, HDMI cables will be provided.  If you use a MAC or have a different connection, please provide your own adapters/dongles.  You are able to test your laptop on the day of your presentation during times when meeting rooms are not in use. Please consult the final program the last week of February to determine room availability.

For ease of transition time, it is recommended that presenters load presentations to one laptop.  Please note this is not required, only recommended.

Please test your presentation in advance to ensure that all slides/images/videos are working properly.

Poster Presentation Guidelines

There are three designated poster sessions during the conference.  Kindly set up and remove your posters during the allocated poster times so as not to impact other presenters. Locations will be assigned according to your unique poster number.

Recommended poster information includes:

Keep text to a minimum
Ensure text is in large font
Use graphs, charts and/or tables
Ensure contents have a logical flow
Make it colourful

The maximum size for your poster is 4 feet (height) x 3’ft 6in(width) but you do not need to use the full space.  Push pins will be provided for you to adhere the poster to the board.

> Removal of posters at the end of the display period is the responsibility of the author(s).  Posters not removed by the deadline will be removed by meeting staff.  Please note that the posters will be held at the registration desk until the end of the conference after which time they will be recycled.

> There are three poster sessions, kindly take note of your poster session and the set up/tear down times.

Poster Session 1
Friday, March 1

Set Up: Between 15301800h
Session Time: 1835-2000h
Tear Down: 2000h

Poster Session 2
Saturday, March 2

Set Up: Between 0800-1330h
Session Time: 1505-1630h
Tear Down: 1630h

Poster Session 3
Sunday, March 3

Set Up: Between 0800-1330h
Session Time: 1515-1630h
Tear Down: 1630h

Flashtalk Presentation Guidelines

Each individual flashtalk is 5-7 minutes in length plus three (3) minutes time for Questions and Answers. There will be a moderator who will advise you of the time remaining during your presentation, kindly observe the time restrictions out of respect for other presenters.

The meeting room will be equipped with:

Projector and screen (please use 16:9 slide ratio)
Lectern microphone
Wireless presenter

You will be required to use your own laptop to connect to the LCD projector.  Please note, HDMI cables will be provided.  If you use a MAC or have a different connection, please provide your own adapters/dongles.  You are able to test your laptop on the day of your presentation during times when meeting rooms are not in use. Please consult the final program the last week of February to determine room availability.

For ease of transition time, it is recommended that presenters load presentations to one laptop.  Please note this is not required, only recommended.

Please test your presentation in advance to ensure that all slides/images/videos are working properly.