Information for presenters

Presenters are asked to prepare their talks to match the allocated times which will be rigidly enforced. Presenters should allow time for both a formal presentations and questions within the time allocated in the programme. 

The lecture theatre is equipped with the following audio-visual equipment:

  • Data Projector
  • Screen
  • PC or laptop with Windows 7 and Office 2013
  • Dual VGA laptop connectivity
  • Remote mouse/laser pointer
  • Audio input and speakers
  • Lectern with control system

If you require any additional equipment, please email

For the benefit of being able to upload your presentations, we have provided the following indico site:

In timetable, you should be able to login to indico and edit your contribution: click on your contribution, 'View details' then 'edit files' and 'add materials to the session'.

We realise some people are not registered with indico, but we would encourage them to do so at If you have any problems, contact the local organisers for help. 

The lecture theatre's are reasonably large, so speakers should use a minimum 16-point font size in PowerPoint slides to ensure legibility.

Format and Technical Requirements

  • To avoid potential problems with display fonts, please only use fonts common to both platforms (Arial, Courier, Courier New, Geneva, Georgia, Helvetica, Times, Times New Roman).
  • For images in your presentations, it is preferable that the images are in jpg format. The image resolution must not exceed 1920 x 1080 pixels (width by height).
  • Please ensure your presentation is using a 16:9 aspect ratio to fill the projection screens.
  • If you have embedded video files to your presentation, they must be any of the following formats mpg, mpeg, wmv avi or QuickTime (mov)
  • Do not forget to upload any video files separately in addition to your PowerPoint presentation.

Key dates

  • Poster abstract submission deadline {EXTENDED}: 
    30 September 2017
  • Early registration deadline {EXTENDED}:
    30 September 2017
  • Registration deadline:
    20 October 2017