Instructions for live session speakers and faculty

Instructions for live session speakers and faculty

Publication Consent Form

You will be sent login details to access and complete a Publication Consent Form – it is MANDATORY to complete this consent form if you would like to participate as a speaker in this congress. Please complete this prior to joining the live session.

Please note that your presentation / session will be accessible from the virtual platform during and 3 months after the congress, to all participants of the Virtual Congress.

PowerPoint Presentation guidelines

  • Please ensure that the presentation slide deck is 16:9. To learn how convert your slides to 16:9 ratio please click here.
  • The first slide of your presentation must be your name and presentation title. The second slide should be the disclosure slide. If you have nothing to disclose, please add “No Disclosures”. You can download a template here.
  • Please keep the top right corner of your slides, free from title, text or images, as well as the bottom right corner (to avoid being hidden by your camera and other images).
  • Click here to read tips and recommendations for preparing your presentation.
  • We recommend that you label all slides that include unpublished data with a title: “UNPUBLISHED DATA – DO NOT COPY OR DISTRIBUTE”.

Live Session

As the date of the live session approaches, you will receive a unique link to enter the live session. You will also receive a reminder of the instructions of how to participate and give your lecture / participate in the session. At the end of the live session, delegates will be able to submit their questions via chat and the chairperson will lead a live Q&A session involving all the speakers.

Technical Brief for Live Session

  • Please take the time to attend one of the 4 technical briefings for a live session. You can book a rehearsal slot here.
  • For the Live Session Technical Briefing slides, please click here.

Ahead of the rehearsal/session please arrange to have:

  • An external, microphone connected to your computer. Alternatively, you can use the internal microphone of your laptop/computer.
  • Please use a computer with a functional webcam (the laptop internal webcam is fine).
  • Please select a quiet and uniform background. Avoid using artificial background features.
  • Stable internet connection. We recommend using a wired internet connection (please avoid Wi-Fi connection). The minimum connectivity should be 40 megabits (mbps). You can easily check your internet speed via the following link: