Instructions for Oral Abstract Presenters

​​Oral presentations:

  • Oral presenters will have 8 minutes for presentation​ plus 2​​​​​​​ minutes for discussion.

  • Short Oral presenters will have 5 minutes for pre​sentation plus 2​​​​​​​ minutes for discussion.​

​PLEASE NOTE: IN COMPLIANCE WITH EACCME REQUIREMENTS ALL ORAL PRESENTERS ARE REQUESTED TO INCLUDE A SLIDE DISCLOSING CONFLICTS OF INTEREST AT THE BEGINNING OF THEIR PRESENTATION​

Please click here​​ to download a template of the disclosure slide.​

If using a PowerPoint ​presentation (or any other format, such as PDF​), please note you need to bring it on a​"disk on key" Memory stick (using the USB port in the computer) and load it on one of the Congress computers in the Speakers' Ready Room, at least 1 hour before the start of the session.

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 t​​he 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 on 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.

W​e strongly recommend not using own computers for presentation. Please note that the time used for connecting own computer will be deducted from the total presentation time.​​

Please note that the computers in the session halls are being supplied with Office 2013.​​

IMPORTANT NOTE FOR MACINTOSH USERS

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

  • 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).
  • Insert pictures as JPG files (and not TIF, PNG or PICT – these images will not be visible on a PowerPoint based PC).
  • You may use your own Macintosh 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 on 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.​

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