INSTRUCTIONS FOR ORAL PREPARATIONS
All oral presentations are of 15 minutes duration – 12 minutes for presentation and 3 minutes for discussion and questions.
When preparing your presentation please ensure that you do not exceed this time limit.
If using a PowerPoint (or any other computer) presentation, please note you need to bringIf using a PowerPoint presentation ( or any other PC based application ), please note you need to bring it on USB Memory stick or CD/DVD and load it on one of the conference’ computers in the Speakers’ Ready Room at least 1 hour before the start of the session.
Please note that the conference computers in the session halls are supplied with Office 2010 ( at least ).
If combining video films with PowerPoint, please make sure to check your presentation 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.
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:
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 ).
Alternatively you may use your own Macintosh laptop computer. Please confirm you provide it with a VGA adaptor for external signal, advise the operators in the Speakers’ Ready Room about it as soon as you arrive and later on test it 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.