Technical Information

Data Presentations 

PC computers will be available for oral presentations in each session hall.
The conference PCs are equipped with Windows 8 and Office 2013.

If using a PowerPoint presentation (or any other format, such as PDF), please bring it on a USB stick/ “disk on key” Memory stick (using the USB port in the computer) and load it on one of the conference’ computers in the Speakers’ Ready Room, at least 1 hour before the start of the session.

If combining video films with PowerPoint, please coordinate it this first with the technician in the Speakers’ Ready Room and then check it in the Session Hall where your lecture will take place during a break, prior to your session and at least 1 hour before the start of the session.

Alternatively you may supply your own laptop computer. Please ensure that it has a VGA socket for external signal, and let the technician in the Speakers’ Ready Room know as soon as you arrive. In addition test it in the Session Hall where your lecture is scheduled to take place during a break prior to your session and at least 30 minutes before the start of the session.

Important note for Macintosh users:
In order to use MAC presentations on a PC compatible computer please prepare your presentation 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. 2. Insert pictures as JPG files (and not TIF, PNG or PICT – these images will
    not be visible on a PowerPoint based PC).
  3. Use a common movie format, such as AVI and WMV (MOV files from QuickTime will not be visible on a PowerPoint
    based PC).

Alternatively you may use your own Macintosh laptop computer. Please ensure you provide a VGA adaptor for external signal and let the operator in the Speakers’ Ready Room know as soon as you arrive. and In addition test your computer in the Session Hall where your lecture will take place during the coffee or lunch break prior to your session, at least 30 minutes prior to the start of the session.

 

Poster Preparation

Dimensions of poster: up to 90cm wide by 120cm high. 
Heading: should include the title of the paper, authors, institutions and location of institutions. Letters should be at least 35 mm high.
Lettering for text and illustrations: should be at least 10 mm high. Letters should be bold enough to enable viewers to read  the poster from a distance of 2 meters (6 feet). 
Recommended Structure: Background, Aim, Methods, Results, and Conclusions.

Tacks and technical equipment for the hanging of posters will be available on-site.