Guidelines For Speakers


Congratulations on being accepted as a presenter at the meeting!


Please note: 

The official language of the meeting is English and all presentations must be delivered in English only. 

All abstracts will be published in the abstract supplement to all conference participants.

Please arrive at least an hour before the start of your session.

Upon your arrival to the hotel, kindly approach the speakers/ faculty desk located on the 2nd level to receive your name tag and all other conference materials prepared for you.


Oral Presentations

If you are using a PowerPoint presentation, please make sure you bring it along on either a CD, DVD or on a “disk on key” memory stick (using the USB port in the computer). Please hand over the presentation to one of the technicians in the main plenary room (follow “Plenary room” signs onsite) at least 1 hour before the start of the session. If you have inserted videos into your PowerPoint presentation, please make sure you confirm all settings with a technician in the session hall where your lecture is taking place, during a coffee or lunch break prior to your session.


Important Information for Macintosh Users

In order to use MAC presentations on a PC compatible computer please follow the instructions below:

1. Use a common font, such as Arial, Times New Roman, Verdana etc – special fonts might be changed to a default font on a PC.

2. Insert pictures as JPG files (not TIF, PNG or PICT – these images will not be visible on a PC).

3. Use a common movie format, such as AVI, MPG and WMV – MOV files from QuickTime will not be visible on a PC). You may use your own Macintosh laptop computer for the presentation. In this case please confirm that it has a VGA socket. Make sure you notify the technicians and that it works sufficiently in the hall where your lecture is taking place.

Please note that VHS Video projection, 35 mm’ slide projection and Overhead projection (projection of transparencies) will not be available.