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Specifications for posters and talks

Oral presentations

All presentations will have to be supplied as either Power Point or PDF files. The computers available in the conference rooms will be running Microsoft Windows.

Presentations must be made available before the start of the conference: instructions to upload the slides to a dedicated server will be sent to all presenters.

What is an Oral Poster Presentation

If you have been selected for an Oral Poster Presentation, you should prepare a poster to be displayed and a brief presentation that you will give orally during the Oral Poster session.

Poster guidelines

Posters can be put on display from Monday, February 27, at 2:00 pm to Friday, March 2, at noon.

  • The poster must not exceed size A0 vertical, i.e. maximum height 120 cm, maximum width 85 cm
  • The top-centre of the poster should display the title, author(s) with their institutions and one contact email address
  • All text information should be font 24 or larger
  • The poster must NOT be a commercial/product sales poster. Any poster that is deemed to be a commercial advertisement will be removed from the Conference as unaccaptable. The judgement of the Scientific Committee will be final.
  • Poster presenters may not use audio-visual equipment, but are welcome to bring along handouts associated with their presentation
  • Pushpins will be supplied, and are the only method for attaching the posters to the board