Abstract Instructions

Structure

  • The title must be capitalized and written in full words.
  • The title should be concise, not exceeding 25 words.
  • The body must adhere to a maximum word count of 250 words (excluding title and author).
  • Ensure that no more than 8 keywords are included.
  • Avoid using symbols such as ampersands (&).
  • The abstract must use metric units
  • Do not include illustrations, figures, or photos in the abstracts.

General Information

  • Even when you register for the presentation style you choose (oral or poster), your abstracts will still be examined, chosen,
    and suggested for the appropriate session and presentation type, which may differ from your initial registration.
  • You will receive a confirmation regarding your abstract and session from May 1 to May 31, 2024.
  • Please submit your full abstract as a Microsoft file with the extension .doc or .docx via the registration system on our webpage.

Oral Presentation Instructions

· Each session room will provide a laptop,  screen, projector, and microphone.
· All session rooms feature standard (16:9) sized screens.
· Please prepare PowerPoint slides in 16:9 aspect ratio for optimum visibility.
· Session rooms will be equipped with computers running Windows 10 and Microsoft PowerPoint for displaying your slides.
· If your presentation includes videos, please bring the source file.
· Final revisions/presentations must be uploaded to the speaker management team no later than midnight prior to the day of your presentation.
· Ensure your presentation’s title and authors exactly match those in your submitted abstract.

* Oral session  – Speakers in the symposium’s oral sessions will have a total of 20 minutes with 3 to 5 minutes of questions and answers.

Poster Presentation Instructions

  • Posters must be vertical and no larger than 90cm wide x 120cm high.
  • Use provided double-sided tape to fasten posters to boards.
  • Ensure your poster’s title and authors correspond with your submitted abstract.
  • Text and images (figures, tables, charts, etc.) should be legible from a distance of two meters.
  • Refer to the Poster Presentation Schedule for your assigned poster board number.
  • DO NOT use nails, push pins, screws, or tools that might puncture the poster boards.