Instructions for presenters at ICOS Science Conference 2022

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IMPORTANT: All presentations must be uploaded to our virtual conference platform two weeks before the start of the Conference.

The deadline for uploading presentations is 30th August 2022, 23:59 CEST.

Note: This page will be updated to include technical instructions once they are finalised. Upload links for oral and poster presentations will be added to this page once they are ready.

On this page:

Oral Presentation Instructions

  • Maximum speaking time per presenter: 15 minutes, followed by 3 minutes for questions (for plenary speakers 20 minutes, followed by 5 minutes for questions).
  • Presentations should be prepared in a widescreen format, with a 16:9 ratio.*
  • Supported file formats are
    • .ppt with embedded fonts**
    • .pptx with embedded fonts
    • .pdf.
  • File size: max. 10MB.
  • If you want to add videos/animation to your presentation, please make a separate file of them in .ppt format.

* Instructions for changing slide size: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/change-the-size-of-your-slides-040a811c-be43-40b9-8d04-0de5ed79987e  
** Instructions for embedding fonts: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/embed-fonts-in-documents-or-presentations-cb3982aa-ea76-4323-b008-86670f222dbc 


Poster Presentation Instructions

  • All poster presentations (both in-person and online) at ICOS Science Conference 2022 are each given a short PICO-style presentation summarising their poster, which will be livestreamed. 
  • Maximum speaking time per presenter: 2 minutes, followed by 2 minutes for questions.
  • Posters should be prepared in a portrait fashion (this applies to both virtual and in-person participation).
  • For in-person participants: the size of the poster boards at TivoliVredenburg is 125cmx95cm.  We recommend you print your poster in portrait, size A0. Please print and bring the poster with you, in addition to uploading your digital copy 2 weeks before the Conference. 
  • Please do not use too small a font size (no smaller than 12pt.) as these posters will be read from a computer screen or other digital device. Please test your poster in your own screen to make sure it is easily readable.
  • Supported file format is .pdf. 
  • File size: max. 10MB.