Oral presentations

Oral presentations are for 8 minutes, with an additional 2 minutes for questions and discussion (except for some invited speakers). Please format slides in widescreen 16:9 using PowerPoint on screen page set-up function. Slides formatted at 4:3 can be shown, but there will be some blank screen to the sides of the slide.

Please make slides easily readable with large text and do not put too much information onto each slide. Kindly note that the Finlandia-hall’s data projectors resolution is 1920×1080.

Please, have your presentation ready and bring it preferably with a memory stick in Power Point format. You can upload slides in the Lecture hall during the breaks. We also have one computer at the registration desk, where you can check your material before presentation in order to minimize technical problems.

Please check carefully that all videos run correctly and ensure that you have uploaded all the necessary files. Please inform venue technician when there’s sound or video included on the presentation.

When using Apple-device including Pads, kindly bring a suitable HDMI-adapter.
Any potential conflicts of interest should be declared on a slide immediately after the title slide.


Hard copy posters should be of maximum of maximum size 1198mm x 841mm (A0) in portrait format. We have increased the emphasis on posters this year, with one-hour sessions for coffee and posters on Thursday and Saturday mornings.

All posters are displayed for the whole conference, but presenters of odd numbered posters are asked to stand by their posters during the Thursday morning poster session and presenters of even numbered posters during the Saturday morning session. Please check if you have even or odd number based on your poster wall number, not your original abstract ID number.

Please put your poster up on Wednesday afternoon and leave it up until the end of the meeting. Any potential conflicts of interest should be clearly declared on the poster.

Rapid Fire Poster Session.

If you have been invited to present your results orally in the John Lee Rapid Fire Poster Session this is in addition to displaying your hardcopy poster, each presentation is for 3 minutes, with 2 minutes for questions. You are allowed a maximum of 4 slides including the title