Instructions for Presenters

​​​​​Poster Presentation Instructions​

Please note the following information for the preparation of your poster:

  • It is suggested ​that your poster be 90cm wide x 120cm long (portrait). Any longer, and it becomes difficult to see.
  • It is recommended that poster be prepared on one sheet of Bristol board or laminated paper.
  • Allocate the top of the poster for the title and authors as stated on the submitted abstract.
  • The text, illustration, etc. should be bold enough to be read from a distance of two meters.
  • Double sided tape and technical equipment will be available for the mounting of posters. Staff will be in poster area to assist you.
  • Please refer to the WSAVA 2015 Final Program book that you will receive upon arrival at the Congress for the poster board number assigned to you. Please us the board with the same number.
  • Should you wish, A4 envelopes are available to place reprints of your WSAVA 2015 poster or relevant material?  There are available upon request from on-site WSAVA 2015 staff.
  • All posters will be on display (no shifts) 4 days: Friday, May 15 until Monday, May 18, 2015 – Your poster should be displayed during all days.
  • You can mount your poster as of 08:00 hours on May 15 and you need to dismantle it by no later than 16:00 hours on May 18.
  • The WSAVA 2015 Organizing Committee will not be responsible for poster that are not removed on time.
  • Each poster presenter is able ​to stand by his/her poster for informal discussion during the breaks, as indicated in the program.

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Oral Presentation Instructions

If using a PowerPoint presentation ( or any other PC based application ), please note you need to bring it on USB Memory stick or CD/DVD and load it on one of the conference' computers in the Speakers' Ready Room at least 1 hour before the start of the session.

Please note that the conference computers in the session halls are being supplied with Office 2010 ( at least ).

If combining video films with PowerPoint, please make sure to check it in the session hall where your lecture is taking place during a coffee or lunch break prior to your session, at least 30 minutes before the start of the session - even after checking it in the Speakers' Ready Room.

Alternatively you may supply your own laptop computer. In such a case please confirm that it has a VGA socket for external signal and come to check it first in the Speakers' 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 prior to your session, at least 30 minutes before the start of the session.

Important note for Macintosh users

In order to use MAC presentations on a PC compatible computer please note that you need to prepare it according to the instructions below, before bringing it to the Speakers' Ready Room:

1. Use a common font, such as Arial, Times New Roman, Verdana etc. (special fonts might be changed to a default font on a PowerPoint based PC).

2. Insert pictures as JPG files (and not TIF, PNG or PICT - these images will not be visible on a PowerPoint based PC ).

Alternatively you may use your own Macintosh laptop computer. In such a case please confirm you provide it with a VGA adaptor for external signal, advise the operators in the Speakers' Ready Room about it as soon as you arrive and later on test it in the session hall where your lecture is taking place during the coffee or lunch break prior to your session, at least 30 minutes before the start of the session.​​


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