PRESENTATION GUIDELINES

ORAL (PRESENT-IN-PERSON/PHYSICAL)

  1. The official presentation language is English
  2. Please prepare the presentation slides in Power Point
  3. The total time allocated for each presenter is 15 minutes. The presenter should plan to speak for 12 minutes and 3 minutes will be devoted for Q&A. Presenters are advised to adhere strictly to the time limit for presentation.
  4. All presenters should arrive at the presentation venue at least 30 minutes before the session starts and introduce themselves to the session chair.
  5. The venue for oral presentation will be equipped with a laptop, projector, LCD and laser pointer. Use of personal laptop is not allowed, and therefore, presenter must bring their slides on a portable drive so that the slides can be uploaded to the presentation laptop.
  6. The laptop is equipped with Windows 10, MS Power Point 2016 or Apple Keynote. Please ensure that all presentations are in one of these supported formats.
  7. Important Point! All presenters are requested to submit a shorter recorded version of your presentation – 10 minutes presentation (as a back up for any last minute switch to virtual presentation due to covid-19 related issues). If presenters are able to present physically, they may upload their final slides to the presentation laptop upon registration in the morning of the conference. Presenters are advised to bring a USB thumb drive with presentation materials as backup.

ORAL (VIRTUAL)

  1. The official presentation language is English
  2. Please prepare the presentation slides in Power Point
  3. Please prepare a pre-recorded presentation. The total time allocated is 15 minutes (10 minutes for presentation and 5 minutes for Q&A).
  4. Please prepare the video presentation using zoom meeting application. As you click to share your slide presentation choose advance mode at the menu toolbar.
  5. The presenters must be available for a live Q&A session (5 minutes) during the given slots of the presentation. The committee members will alert you 15 minutes before the presentation.

POSTER

  1. The poster can be prepared using PowerPoint, Adobe Illustrator, Canva, or any other appropriate program. Presenters are advised to use the default ‘Widescreen’ slide size on PowerPoint (33.867 cm in width * 19.05 in height) or any other dimensions that have a 16:9 ratio, if possible.
  2. The title should be the same as in the submitted abstract. Include the title of your presentation at the top of the poster.
  3. There is no specific template for the poster layout. Authors are free to use their own design. However, you are advised to divide your poster into sections such as Introduction, Objectives, Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusions and references. You may consider organizing your poster around the following questions:
    • What problem do you address? (Objectives)
    • Why is this research problem important? (Background)
    • How did you address the research problem? (Methods)
    • What did you discover as a result of your work? (Results)
    • What are the conclusions or greater implications of your work? (Discussion and conclusions)
  4. All posters will be evaluated by judges before the conference date. There will not be any Q&A for this pre-conference judging process. Only short-listed poster will be presented during the conference (on LCD projector).
  5. The short-listed presenters shall be informed through email before the conference, and they must be available for a live Q&A session (3 minutes) during the conference (Rapid Fire Session).
  6. Important Point! Authors are responsible for submitting their final posters by 17th October 2022 to the scientific committee.