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Information for Paper Presenters

Panel Moderators


Please arrive at the session room at least 10 minutes before the session starts.

Session moderators should rigorously enforce the schedule. Each panel session may not exceed 75 minutes.

Allow at least 15 minutes for questions and comments from the audience. Divide the remaining time evenly between the presenters of the session.

We kindly ask you for your understanding and for your cooperation in keeping the schedule.

Introduce each presenter – name, institution and title of the presentation.


Panel Presenters


The maximum time for your presentation is 15 minutes (including discussion).

Be at the room of your session at least 10 minutes before the session starts, and bring with you the presentation on a USB memory stick in MS PowerPoint or Adobe PDF format. Prezi presentations are not supported.

A video projector and a PC will be available in all session rooms. It is not possible to connect personal laptops to the video projector.

In order to avoid problems, we make some recommendations:

PowerPoint version: Please use the versions PP 97-2003 and 95 (*.ppt) or  ppt 2007, pptx 2010 and 2013.

File format: Do not save your powerpoint presentation using the pps format. Instead, prefer the ppt or pptx format.

Fonts: Only fonts that are included in the basic installation of MS Windows will be available). Use of other fonts not included in Windows can cause wrong layout / style of your presentation. Suggested fonts: Arial, Times New Roman, Tahoma. Size: higher than 15

JPG images are the preferred file format for inserted images. GIF, TIF or BMP formats will be accepted as well.

All videos and animations in the presentation must run automatically. We cannot provide support for embedded videos in your presentation: please test your presentation with the on-site PC several hours before your presentation. Generally, the WMV format should work with no difficulties.

If you need speakers for video sound, please contact us in advance so that we can try to accommodate your needs (

When your session is over, your presentation will be deleted from all computers, no copies or back-ups will be made.

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