All speakers must check-in with the technician at the
Speakers Ready Room.
If using a
PowerPoint (or any other computer) presentation, please note you need to bring
it on a CD, a DVD or on a “disk on key” Memory stick (using the USB port in the
computer) and load it on one of the meeting's computers in the Speakers’ Ready
Room, at least 1 hour before the start of the session.
Please note that the
meeting computers in the session halls are being supplied with Office
If combining video films with PowerPoint, please make
sure to check it 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
Alternatively you may supply your own laptop computer. In
such a case please confirm that it has a VGA socket for external signal and come
to check it first in the Speakers’ Ready Room as soon as you arrive and later on
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
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).
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. In such a case please confirm you provide it with a VGA adaptor
for external signal and come to check it first in the Speakers’ Ready Room as
soon as you arrive and later on 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.Please
note that VHS Video projection, 35 mm’ slide projection and Overhead
(projection of transparencies) will not be available.
POSTER BOARD PRESENTATIONS
Please check the Final Programme received upon registration to the congress for the poster board number allocated to you. Please use the board with the same number.
Posters may be prepared on one sheet (preferred method) or alternatively on several smaller sheets.
- Poster boards are LANDSCAPE style. Maximum poster dimensions: 180cm width x 90cm height (6' x 3').
- Allocate the top of the poster for the title and authors as stated on the submitted abstract.
- The text, illustrations, etc should be bold enough to be read from a distance of two meters (six feet).
- Double sided tape, tacks and technical equipment will be available for the mounting of posters. Staff will also be in the poster area to assist you.
Posters will be on display from 08:00 hours on Thursday, October 23 through 13:30 hours on Saturday, October 25.
SIOP and the organisers will not be responsible for posters that are not removed by 13:30 hours on Saturday.
e-Posters will be available for viewing throughout the congress at e-Poster
stations near the exhibition.