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Instructions for Oral Presentations

Presenters should report to their designated session room 10 minutes before the start of the session to meet the session chair and to have their presentation uploaded to the computer supplied in the session room. The volunteer in the room will be available to assist with the uploading.

There are three categories of oral presentations.
1. Plenary lectures are allotted 40 minutes. It is recommended to allow 5 minutes for discussion.
2. Invited lectures are allotted 20 minutes. It is recommended to allow 3 minutes for discussion.
3. Invited communications are allotted 10 minutes. It is recommended to allow 1 to 2 minutes for discussion.

The congress will supply a laptop, LCD projector, projector screen, and laser pointer in each of the session rooms.

Presentations should be tested in the Speaker Ready Room (Meeting Room 8 on the Meeting Level of the Convention Centre) to ensure that they are compatible with the equipment. No other software will be available for authors to use on the supplied computers. In the event that authors wish to run other software, they will need to bring their own laptop computers for the presentation.

For the full schedule, including the time and date of your poster, please see the online program.

Speaker Ready Room 

The Speaker Ready Room is equipped with audio-visual equipment to preview your presentation. The Speaker Ready Room is available during the following dates and times: 

Location: Meeting Room 4

Sunday, July 3 – 12:00 to 17:00
Monday, July 4 – 7:00 to 17:00
Tuesday July 5 – 7:00 to 17:00
Thursday July 7 – 07:00 to 17:00