Guidelines & Information

Speakers / Presenters:
  • Keynote: Speaker has 30 minutes for their presentation. With approximately 25 minutes given for the presentation followed by 5 minutes for questions and answers. 
  • Invited: Speaker has 20 minutes for their presentation. With approximately 17 minutes given for the presentation followed by 3 minutes for questions and answers. 
  • Oral: Speaker has 15 minutes for their presentation. With approximately 12 minutes given for the presentation followed by 3 minutes for questions and answers.
  • Poster: The Standard Poster Display Size is A0 (Dimensions, Length x Width) – 1189 x 841 mm OR 46.8 x 33.1 inches) double sided Velcro covered panel. Posters needs to be displayed in the specified location assigned. The board will contain the poster number assigned to your poster. The title and authors must appear at the top of the poster. ? 

Poster Support Desk
Conference will operate a poster support desk. This will be located in the poster session hall. Please stop at this desk if you have questions concerning your poster session. At conference, information concerning your poster can be obtained at the Registration desk.

Poster Formatting Guidelines/Suggestions

o Place the title at the top centre of the poster
o Use 72 point letters
o Avoid hand drawn materials
o Keep it simple 
o Do not post the pages of your paper
o Make sure it has a logical flow
o Use colour, graphics, charts, and photos
o Key points should be in large type
o Do not try to tell the entire story on the panel
o Save some key points for the one-on-one discussion
o Check the program for the set up and presentation time for your session

Session Chairs / Co-Chairs and Poster Evaluation Jury:?
  • Session Chairs: Session chairs will be responsible for the course of event in the respective meeting room. In the attendee’s mind, you are an extension of the conference and should be knowledgeable of basics relating to this event. Download Onsite Instructions
  • Session Co-Chairs: Session co-chairs will be responsible to assist session chair for the course of event in the respective meeting room. In the attendee’s mind, you are an extension of the conference and should be knowledgeable of basics relating to this event. Download Onsite Instructions
  • Poster Evaluation Jury: Poster Evaluation Jury will be responsible for the course of event. Download Onsite Instructions