Instructions for Speakers

INSTRUCTIONS FOR ORAL PRESENTERS

PLEASE NOTE:

IN COMPLIANCE WITH CME REGULATIONS ALL SPEAKERS ARE REQUESTED TO INCLUDE A SLIDE DISCLOSING CONFLICTS OF INTEREST AT THE BEGINNING OF THEIR PRESENTATION

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All speakers must check-in with the technician at the Speakers Ready Room a minimum​ of 1 hour before your presentation or earlier if possible.

If using a PowerPoint (or any other computer) presentation, please note you need to bring it on a CD, a DVD or on a "disk on key" Memory stick (using the USB port in the computer) and load it on one of the meeting's computers in the Speakers' Ready Room, at least 1 hour before the start of the session.

Please note that the meeting computers in the session halls are being supplied with Office 2010.

If combining video films with PowerPoint, please make sure to check it in the session hall where your lecture is taking place during a coffee or lunch break prior to your session, at least 60 minutes before the start of the session - even after checking it in the Speakers' Ready Room.

Alternatively you may supply your own laptop computer. In such a case please confirm that it has a VGA socket for external signal and come to check it first in the Speakers' Ready Room as soon as you arrive and later on in the session hall where your lecture is taking place during the coffee or lunch break prior to your session, at least 30 minutes before the start of the session.

Important note for Macintosh users

In order to use MAC presentations on a PC compatible computer please note that you need to prepare it according to the instructions below, before bringing it to the Speakers' Ready Room:

1. Use a common font, such as Arial, Times New Roman, Verdana etc. (special fonts might be changed to a default font on a PowerPoint based PC).
2. Insert pictures as JPG files (and not TIF, PNG or PICT - these images will not be visible on a PowerPoint based PC).
3. Use a common movie format, such as AVI and WMV (MOV files from QuickTime will not be visible on a PowerPoint based PC).

Alternatively you may use your own Macintosh laptop computer. In such a case please confirm you provide it with a VGA adaptor for external signal and come to check it first in the Speakers' Ready Room as soon as you arrive and later on in the session hall where your lecture is taking place during the coffee or lunch break prior to your session, at least 30 minutes before the start of the session.

Please note that VHS Video projection, 35 mm' slide projection and Overhead 
projection (projection of transparencies) will not be available.

Brainstorming and Parallel Symposia Sessions:​

"For CME accreditation standards, 25% of the time of the session should be devoted to interactive aspects, including questions from the audience, involving audience members in case discussions, etc."    

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