Instructions for Short Oral and Poster Viewing Abstract Presenters

Instructions for Short Oral and Poster Viewing Abstract Presenters

Abstracts selected for Poster Viewing and Short Oral Communications are requested to prepare a traditional hanging poster which will be displayed in the Poster Areas 


Click here to see an overview of the Short Oral Communications Sessions 

Click here to see an overview of the Poster Viewing Boards 


Poster Viewing

All Poster Viewing Presentations have been scheduled in one shift from Thursday, 27 September till the end of sessions on Sunday, 30 September. 

· Your poster should be displayed as per the number in the Congress App.

· Participants may mount their posters from 17:00-18:30 on Thursday, 27 September or from 08:00 on Friday, 28 September. 

· Participants need to remove their posters from the boards at the end of sessions on Sunday, 30 September. (The Organising Committee will not be responsible for posters that are not removed by the end of the Congress).

· Participants are requested to be present at their designated poster board(s) during coffee and lunch breaks during their respective poster sessions to answer any questions.  

Short Oral Communications

Parallel Short Oral Presentations will be given during lunch breaks in 3 shifts, on Friday, 28 September, Saturday, 29 September and Sunday 30 September. All participants are invited to the Poster Boards to hear the short presentations and to ask questions. Please note that there are a number of parallel short oral communication sessions in each time slot, consisting of a number of posters. Each session will be guided by one chairperson. Presenters of Short Oral Communications need to prepare a printed poster. No powerpoint presentation is needed. The presentation will be made on the printed poster.

Please follow these guidelines to mount and dismantle your poster:

Shift No 1 - Friday, 28 September 

Mount your poster on the poster boards:

27 September between 17:00-18:00

For those that are only arriving at the Congress on 28 September, please mount your poster from 08:00 and no later than 11:00

Remove your poster from the poster boards:

28 September between 18:00-19:30

 

Shift No 2 - Saturday, 29 September 

Mount your poster on the poster boards:

29 September from 08:00 and no later than 11:00

Remove your poster from the poster boards:

29 September between 18:00-19:30

 

Shift No 3 - Sunday, 30 September 

Mount your poster on the poster boards:

30 September from 08:00 and no later than 11:00 

Remove your poster from the poster boards:

30 September between 16:30-18:00


The Organising Committee will not be responsible for posters that are not removed by the end of the scheduled day.

Presenters should be at the Poster Area 10 minutes before the start of the oral communications session and remain there until the session has finished. Each presenter has been allocated 6 minutes to present his/her abstract, which includes 2 minutes for discussion. 


GUIDELINES ON HOW TO PREPARE YOUR POSTER

  • Please prepare your poster on one sheet of paper. Alternatively, presenters may display their material on several smaller sheets.
  • Posters will be displayed in portrait format.
  • The dimensions of the poster should not exceed 90 cm wide x 120 cm high.
  • Allocate the top of the poster for the title and authors as stated on the submitted abstract.
  • The text, illustrations, etc should be bold enough to be read from a distance of two meters (six feet).
  • Tacks and technical equipment will be available for the mounting of posters.
  • Please check the WCP 2018 Mexico Congress App upon arrival at the Congress for your poster board number
  • Please use the board with the same number

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