All abstracts accepted for the Conference will be presented in either oral or poster session. All presentations must be in English.
The presenting author must be registered as a full participant in the Conference (senior, student or retiree).
All oral sessions will take place at the Centro Congressi Magazzini del Cotone. Presentations must be submitted in advance to the staff in the Speakers’ Ready Room.
Each Invited Oral is permitted 30 minutes. You should plan for 25 minutes for the presentation and 5 minutes for questions.
Each Contributed Oral is permitted 15 minutes. You should arrange your talk so that your presentation lasts 12-13 minutes, with 2-3 minutes available for questions.
You are expected to notify the session chair of your presence just before the start of the session. There will be no rearrangement of presentations within an oral session to accommodate absences or cancellations, so the time you have been assigned within the oral session is fixed.
If you need to make changes or withdraw your presentation from the program BEFORE the Conference, please submit your request via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please make sure you include your assigned abstract id number on any correspondence.
If you need to make changes or withdraw your presentation from the program ON-SITE at the Conference, please inform the staff in the Speakers’ Ready Room.
All oral presenters are required to submit an electronic version of their presentation at least one day prior to their presentation on-site at the Conference. Presentations must be submitted in Microsoft Power Point PDF format and must be turned into the Speaker Preparation Room. For compatibility reasons, it is strongly recommended that presenters use common use True Type fonts in their Power Point presentations. Acceptable media include CD/DVD and USB flashdrive. All presentations will be scanned for viruses and loaded on the appropriate computer for the following day’s presentations.
All session rooms will be equipped with a LCD projector, computer, microphones and laser pointer. Presenters are not allowed to make changes to the file that has been submitted, nor are they allowed to use their own personal laptops. The laptops in the oral session rooms are not equipped to accommodate audio sound. Macintosh computers will NOT be available in any of the session rooms. Authors using a Macintosh must ensure their presentations operate correctly in the PC environment.
All poster sessions will take place at the Centro Congressi Magazzini del Cotone.
The location and poster board number for your presentation(s) will be provided in future correspondence.
Each poster board measures 200 cm x 95 cm (portrait orientation)
Include your assigned program id number in your poster presentation.
Poster presenters are expected to arrange their material before the session starts, and to be available to answer questions and discuss their papers with attendees. There are no parallel oral sessions during the poster sessions.
If you need to make changes or withdraw your abstract from the program BEFORE the Conference, please submit your request via email to email@example.com. Please be sure to include your assigned abstract id number on any correspondence.
If you need to make changes or withdraw your presentation from the program ON-SITE at the Conference, please apprise the staff in the Presentation Room.