Oral Presentation Guidelines

How to talk

Length of Presentations: Each contributed session presentation will be 15 minutes in length including time for questions. Speakers in invited sessions are allocated 30 minutes including question time.
Keynote speakers can give a 45 minute presentation including question time. 

Session Chairpersons: Please refer to the Program available on the mobile and web application for the name of your session's Chairperson. Please meet your Chairperson in your session room 10 minutes the start of your session.

Presentation Upload: If you are using a PowerPoint or other electronic presentation, it must be uploaded onto the conference computers preferable the day before your presentation or at least 2 hours prior. Speaker ready staff will be available in the speaker preparation room.
Please ensure the format you use for your slides is 16:9. 
If you prefer sending your slides in advance, you can upload them in our Dropbox.

Opening hours Speaker Preparation Room
Sunday     14 August      12:00 - 18:00
Monday    15 August       08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday   16 August       08:00 - 17:30
Thursday  17 August       08:00 - 19:00
Friday       18 August       08:00 - 16:00

It is strongly encouraged for you to bring your presentation on a number of formats and you are discouraged from using your own laptop.

Audio Visual Information: The use of PowerPoint presentations is strongly encouraged and the following equipment will be provided in all meeting rooms:

* Data Video Projector
* A Windows compatible computer to which your presentation will be uploaded
* Screen
* Lectern and Microphone
* Laser Pointer
* Sound system – connected to computer for computer/video audio

No other equipment will be provided unless agreed to by the Organizing Committee. Please send a request immediately if there is something you require.

The computers at the conference are Windows based and not compatible with Keynote, PDF is ok although it is preferable if they are converted to PowerPoint. If you are using multimedia files/videos please bring them as separate files even if they are embed into PowerPoint as a backup in the event that they will not play in the embed format.If you have a MAC computer that is essential to your presentation, please make sure to check in at the speaker ready room the day before your presentation, so we can prepare for this.