Guidelines for presenters

All presenters should now have been informed whether they have an oral or poster presentation. If you submitted an abstract and have not been informed, please contact immediately.

Poster presentations

Posters must be formatted to ISO A0 specification in portrait orientation. This is equivalent to 841mm (33.1 inches) wide and 1189mm (46.8 inches) high. 

Velcro attachments for posters will be provided. 

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Poster Presenters should bring their poster to the conference, to display either from Tuesday morning to Wednesday lunchtime or from Wednesday lunchtime to Thursday evening. Posters can be viewed during all the coffee and lunch breaks, and there will be dedicated poster discussion time on Tuesday and Thursday.

The time and location to display individual posters will be listed in the programme.

Oral presentations

Presenters will be provided with 15 minute slots in their assigned session. Please allow a minimum of 3 minutes for questions within this allocation. 

A PC running the latest Microsoft Powerpoint and Adobe Acrobat software will be available. Additional support will be available to connect to projectors using your own laptop however talks must also be uploaded in either MS Powerpoint or PDF format to the conference pc to provide a backup.

To enable smooth running of the sessions and good time keeping, we'd like all presenters to load their presentations onto the local machine in


If you are presenting in the first session, this needs to be on Monday afternoon. If necessary you can email your presentation (as powerpoint or pdf) to by midnight on Sunday 4th September, and we will ensure it gets uploaded.

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