The Conference Committee welcomes your contribution to the 2016 Conference. In order to ensure your presentation runs smoothly, a number of services and facilities will be provided.
Please take the time to read these guidelines ahead of the Conference.
Please keep checking the website for the latest programme.
Please visit the registration desk when you first arrive at the Conference to collect your name badge and other related materials.
Time Allocated to Presentation
Each paper has been allocated 15 minutes for delivery inclusive of 3 minutes for questions/discussions.
The programme is subject to change, therefore please ensure you check for any changes on the “programme changes” board on site which will have an up to date program.
In the interests of fairness, please ensure that you keep to your allotted time frame. It is essential that presenters keep to time across the entire programme to ensure equity for all and to allow delegates to plan the sessions they wish to attend.
All sessions will have a dedicated chairperson who will introduce presenters to the lectern in sequence. Chairs will time presentations and provide a warning at 5 minutes and 2 minutes remaining.
Audio Visual Equipment
Please load your presentation in the speaker prep room “Board Room” located next to the Registration Desk on the Ground Floor. Presentations are required to be loaded at least 3 hours before your session, alternatively you can upload your talk to the dropbox folder https://www.dropbox.com/request/LCzLHYZFz7XE5AxaltbE
In the unlikely event of a technical problem, a technician will be present onsite to attend to the issue.
Presentations requiring video can be accommodated; however we request that you arrive onsite early to confirm the details and test the facilities.
Please note: Presenters are requested to contact us as soon as possible for requests outside of the standard AV equipment provisions. Note, additional equipment cannot be guaranteed.
Speaker Preparation & PowerPoint Presentations
16:9 aspect ratio is preferred to match our screens.
Microsoft PowerPoints and Prezi are compatible.
• Keep slides succinct and simple
• Text size should not be smaller than 24 point - be brief on slides
• Use high contrast text and plain backgrounds
Special effects should be used sparingly. Presenters wishing to use audio effects should advise the onsite audio visual technical staff. Please do not select random transitions in the PowerPoint menu or the audience will notice the effects more than the presentation.
Please note that the official Symposium language is English and we therefore require that presentations are prepared and delivered in English.
If you require further assistance, please contact:
Phone: (+64) 3 928 0620