INSTRUCTIONS FOR ORAL PRESENTERS
Speaker Ready Room
Speakers and oral presenters are requested to upload PowerPoint slide presentations at the Speakers Ready Room, VA Drawing Room on level 2 at least 3 hours prior to your session. There will be a technician available to assist you.
Power point slide format should be 4:3 format.
Data Presentation: For PowerPoint presentations (or any other PC based applications), please bring your presentation on a USB Memory stick and load it on one of the Congress computers in the Speaker Ready Room at least 3 hours before the start of your session. Kindly remember when preparing your PowerPoint slides, that the font size should be large enough (at least 28) so that when projected it can be seen from the rear of the session hall. Please also remember that your PowerPoint slide presentation should be prepared in a landscape format and NOT Portrait.
If including videos in your presentation, please make sure to check that they work in the Speaker Ready Room AND ALSO in the session hall where your lecture is taking place (during a coffee or lunch break at least 30 minutes prior to your session.
Please note that the congress computers in the session halls are being supplied with Office 2013 (at least).
Although not recommended, you may supply your own laptop computer. In such a case, please confirm that it has a suitable VGA socket for external signal. Please check it first in the Speaker 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 at least 30 minutes prior to your session.
PLEASE BRING A HARD COPY BACK-UP OF YOUR PRESENTATION WITH YOU.
Important note for Macintosh users:
In order to use a Mac presentation on a PC compatible computer, please note that you need to prepare it according to the instructions below, before bringing it to the Speaker Ready Room:
Alternatively, you may use your own Macintosh laptop computer. In such a case please provide a VGA adaptor for external signal, advise the operators in the Speaker Ready Room as soon as you arrive, and test it in the session hall where your lecture is taking place during the coffee or lunch break at least 30 minutes prior to your session.
Please note that VHS Video projection, 35 mm’ slide projection and Overhead projection (projection of transparencies) will not be available.
At the Session Hall