Presenter Guidelines

Oral Presentations

All speakers must check-in with the technician at the Speakers Ready Room.

If using a PowerPoint (or any other computer) presentation, please note you need to bring it on a USB Memory stick and load it on one of the meeting's computers in the Speakers' Ready Room, at least 1 hour before the start of the session.

Please note that the meeting computers in the session halls are being supplied with Office 2010 or newer.

If combining video films with PowerPoint, please make sure to check it in the session hall where your lecture is taking place during a coffee or lunch break prior to your session, at least 30 minutes before the start of the session - even after checking it in the Speakers' Ready Room.

Alternatively, you may supply your own laptop computer. In such a case please confirm that it has a VGA socket for external signal and come to check it first in the Speakers' Ready Room as soon as you arrive and later in the session hall where your lecture is taking place during the coffee or lunch break prior to your session, at least 30 minutes before the start of the session.

Important note for Macintosh users

To use MAC presentations on a PC compatible computer please note that you need to prepare it per the instructions below, before bringing it to the Speakers' Ready Room:

1. Use a common font, such as Arial, Times New Roman, Verdana etc. (special fonts might be changed to a default font on a PowerPoint based PC).

2. Insert pictures as JPG files (and not TIF, PNG or PICT - these images will not be visible on a PowerPoint based PC).

3. Use a common movie format, such as AVI and WMV (MOV files from QuickTime will not be visible on a PowerPoint based PC).

Alternatively, you may use your own Macintosh laptop computer. In such a case please confirm you provide it with a VGA adaptor for external signal and come to check it first in the Speakers' Ready Room as soon as you arrive and later in the session hall where your lecture is taking place during the coffee or lunch break prior to your session, at least 30 minutes before the start of the session.

Please note that VHS Video projection, 35 mm' slide projection and Overhead projection (projection of transparencies) will not be available.

Poster Presentations 

Please note that posters will be presented in two shifts:

Shift 1: October 12, 2017 - October 13, 2017

Shift 2: October 14, 2017 - October 15, 2017

Posters in Shift 1 can be set up from 18:00 on October 12th at the start of the welcome reception, or alternatively from 09:30 on October 13thPosters need to be removed at the end of the poster discussion session.

Posters in Shift 2 can be set up from 09:30 on October 14th. Posters need to be removed prior to the closing ceremony at 12:50 on October 15th.

Information about posters shift allocation will be available at the beginning of July.

Poster presenters are requested to stand next to their poster during the poster session on the day of their shift and during the coffee breaks and as indicated in the programme for the poster discussion sessions.

Please check the SIOP17 Mobile APP for the poster board number allocated to you. Please use the board with the same number.

Poster Preparations

Posters may be prepared on one sheet (preferred method) or alternatively on several smaller sheets.

Poster boards are LANDSCAPE style. Maximum poster dimensions: 180cm width x 90cm height (6' x 3').

Allocate the top of the poster for the title and authors as stated on the submitted abstract.

The text, illustrations, etc. should be bold enough to be read from a two-meter (six foot) distance.

Tacks will be available for the mounting of posters. There will be a Poster Helpdesk onsite to assist you.


 

 

     

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