Paperssubmittedto the conference will be presented as an oral or poster presentation.Please see the oral and poster schedule for your presentation time.
- Keynote addresses: Keynote speakers will be allotted 30 minutes to present their results, followed by a 5 minute discussion period.
- Invited talks: Authors of invited talks will be allotted 20 minutes to present their results, followed by a 5 minute discussion period.
- Contributed talks: Authors of contributed talks will be allotted 12 minutes to present their results, followed by a 3 minute discussion period.
- An LCD projector, laptop computer (Windows), laser pointer, and lapel microphone (if necessary) will be provided in each room.The meeting room will be equipped with PC laptop operating on Windows XP, and Adobe Acrobat Reader. Please make sure that your presentation will run under this system.
- Presenters may use their own laptop computer or bring a copy of their presentation on a USB drive and use the provided computer.Acceptable media: DVD, CDs, Flash Drives. You will need to ensure that these are compatible with our laptops – which will have DVD, CD readers and USB 2 ports.
- Projectors are equipped with standard VGA connection ports. Mac users should bring their own adapter cord.
Poster Presentation Instructions:
The following information will help you prepare your research results to an informative poster.As a consequence, you and your colleagues will get the most benefit from your poster presentation.
What is a Poster Presentation?
A poster is a visual presentation of your research results. Use schematic diagrams, graphs, tables and other strategies to direct the visual attention of the viewer, rather than explaining it using text as you would in a journal article.
A poster addresses one central question. State the question or hypothesis clearly in the poster and use your presentation to provide a clear and explicit take-home message.
The Poster Board You will be provided with a poster board to mount your poster. The maximum permitted dimensions for your poster is 30 inches X 60 inches. Posters MUST be in Portrait format. Your paper ID will be indicated on the board. Please note that the width of the poster board may not be exceeded under any circumstances.
Poster Size – (30 inches X 60 inches)
Title and Author
The title of your poster presentation and your name should be made in very LARGE type so that viewers can easily see the subject matter of the poster and its author from a distance (at least 1″ lettering, or 36 point font). The title, author’s name, and author’s affiliation are usually placed at the top and in the center of the poster board.
Content Posters usually have a similar structure to a research paper or journal article: an abstract, introduction (i.e., brief rationale or review of relevant research), method section, results section, and a conclusion or summary. You might also want to list key references.
You may decide to use a different format, but breaking things down into clear sections with headings will help your colleagues understand your poster easily and quickly.
In the busy and crowded environment of a poster session, most people do not have the ability to read and process long sections of text. Therefore, keep text to the bare essentials and stick to the most important ideas. You can convey details via discussion when you are standing by your poster.
Use bullet points to simplify sections like the introduction and conclusions
Use large type, such as 36 point type for section headings, and 24 point type for text Never use type smaller than 18 point for any reason
Make use of underlines and boldface
Use graphs and figures whenever possible
Make your poster visually pleasing and attractive
Programs like MS Powerpoint can be helpful in making your poster
Setting Up and Removing Posters
Presenters are to put up their posters from 10:00 am on Thursday, 12th December 2018. Kindly remove your poster(s) by 3:00 pm on Saturday, 15th December 2018.
Presenters are responsible for the dismantling of their posters. Posters left behind after the conference will be disposed of and are not the responsibility of the organizer.